Floral prints and polka dots in Indian wear did make a fashion statement in 70s and 80s. This summer, we witness the return of polka dots, floral prints, animal designs, rajashtani and madhubani prints in the wardrobes. Further, our new budding designers have moulded the printed art forms in abstract digital prints.
Fashion designer Anita Dongre states in recent event 2013 we are about to witness the re-emergence of past trends among which one will push into the digitalized age is digital prints. These abstract digital prints will enhance the look 2013 we are about to witness the re-emergence of past trends among which one will push into the digitalized age is digital prints. These abstract digital prints will enhance the look in a simple and understated way and will add fun and colour to everything like kaftans, maxi dresses, shift dresses and pencil skirts.
Floral and abstract prints on blouses in fabric of chiffon and cotton are here to stay this season. The chic feminine side are already in stores of French Connection, Forever New, Mango, Zara, Benetton price ranging from Rs. 999 up to Rs. 2000.
Saris and salwar kameez have been undergoing transformation since its innovation with prints. Lately Vidya Balan, Sonam Kapoor, Deepika Padukone have made new definition of prints. Killol presents a floral pattern of work in his spring- summer 2013 collection. Ritu Wears plays with various colours and prints to give a glamour quotient. Manyawaar, Kimaya all have floored their collection with bright hues and floral patterns with price starting from Rs. 5000/- . Sandeep and Abu Jani , Anita Dongre Price is available on request.
Prints being in this season, floral patterns are back with bang not only on dresses, tops, Indian wear but also on pants. Like in French Connection has set of black pants with floral designed. Floral prints on backdrop of white or some geometrical shaped capris and pants. Even jeans from forever new has floral bands attached to it. Even Jumpsuits with geometric designs at Wills Lifestyle, Zara, has it all. Shorts or hot pants is trending at Mango, Gucci, Chanel.
“1950s clothing trends were perhaps the most feminine and sophisticated trend for the modern vintage lover to wear, and are arguably the last remaining era of vintage fashion. The yards of silk, tulle and chiffon that defined a decade are just as lovely in a skirt today as they were in the 1950s,” Tawadey said.”
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