Fashion Trends That Ruled 2012
Year 2012 brought a new wave in fashion presenting toe length outfits, vivid colours, sheer fabrics and body hugging fabrics with layers appeared as the most acceptable trends, credit to the three of the biggest fashion shows namely Wills Lifestyle autumn/winter, Delhi Couture Week and Wills Lifestyle Spring/Summer. The country embraced the latest fashion in ethnic wear with wide open arms.
Velvet was the fabric that was deeply experimented to add a class in Indian outfits. Be it a lehenga choli, Anarkali suit or saree blouse and palla, velvet left its royal mark in almost all of them. The concept of velvet in Indian outfit came to limelight after top Indian designers like Anand Kabra, JJ Valaya and Nikita presented use of velvet in cholis, leggings and entire ensembles during Wills Lifestyle Autumn Winter Collection 2012. Since then most of local boutiques and retail online shops started serving the needs of fashion aficionados.
The Indian outfits experienced a sea of change not only in fabric but in style too. Anarkalis which were mid-length were made long length almost touching the floor. In those with churidar visible got replaced with straight pants having embroidery or brocade work at the base. Also the cotton churidars got substituted with stretched leggings in contrast colours with the kurtis or tunics. All the fashion freaks seemed elaborating their wardrobe with the latest trends and style in ethnic wear.
Jackets on top of Anarkali dresses was also outraging concept introduced this year. Designer Rahul Mishra, known for his signature work on Indian outfits brought into light silk jackets teamed on top of Anarkalis and Punjabi salwar kameez.
How can we forget the sheer fabrics that proved to be exceptionally successful in sarees, suits and lehengas. Sheer fabrics like net, chiffon, georgette etc has become a fashion statement being showcased in almost all Indian attires. Sheer fabric looked the best in sarees with light and pastel shades embellished with shimmering crystals, beads, sequins, etc.
This was all that streamlined 2012 with widest acceptance from fashion freaks. How and what did you add to uplift your fashion quotient a higher level? Share your fashion experience and expectations with us and we assure to fulfill your fashion desires the best possible manner.