In the recent years, the fashion trends that have crept in the Indian market are that of dress ups that carry a shade of apparent eccentricity; these trends have been globally embraced and applauded and have performed the function of making the wearer stand out distinctly and look pleasant while doing so. The most magnificent fact has been this that these trends have been of the Indian origin and have helped in the evolution of the Indian fashion while taking inspiration from the western silhouettes.
Here’s a compilation of 10 creative indo-western fashion ideas inspired by top Indian bloggers.
1) The Westernized Lashkara
Meena has flamed the trend of the irreplaceable long kurti or the famous Lashkara that can always be westernized by pairing with long, flared pants or a loose skirt. This amazing combination has made itself famous all over the country and has found favor not only among traditionally dressing women, but youngsters as well, and all such people who wish to experiment with ethnic wear, in order to stand out. Meena is often seen talking of trending Ethinic wear in her blog – angelmstyle.
2) Indian styled crop tops–
Smita Roy Majumdar
Another trend that has set in the present market is that of short crop tops that are fashioned in the manner of a traditional blouse. Smita Roy Majumdar has often flaunted such tops and has often talked about them in her blog- skullsandtulles. These tops not only accentuate the feminine figure but have also served as a milestone in the worldwide fashion industry.
These tops not merely compliment a saree, as is shown but easily go with pants, skirt, shorts or any other lower that the wearer may think of. It is their particular Indian design which makes them stand out, decorated with paisley, jaipuri and similar traditional patterns, these tops can make their mark anywhere.
3) The Long Lehanga skirt
This Lehanga slowly evolved itself to suit the interest of modern Indian fashion and voila! What came out was the lehanga skirt, resembling a midi- but again with an absolute Indian tinge. Here the face behind Bee and Blu- Shrishti, another such Indian blogger who has set many Indian trends ablaze is seen flashing a wonderful blue lehanga skirt topped with what is clearly a crop top but- Indianized. Shrishti lays out her views on fashion in her blog- Bee and Blu. She can be easily found over Instagram and also online. These Lehanga skirts go astoundingly well with long Western tops or any such upper that the wearer might choose.
4) Dhoti Style Pants
What has come forward as another blazing trend are the plaited pants that have been inspired by the Indian ‘dhoti’ and the Western trousers. The Style Cocktail, another fashion blog run by Saily Patre has continued to promote the wear and use of these pants. This modern Indo-Western hybrid is a must have for anyone who keeps a distinguished closet. It complements the both Indian and Western wear and has been applauded for its flexibility and adaptability. Here, Patre has shown the versatile nature of all plaited pant by pairing it with a simple cream shirt.
5) The Midi Kurti-
Pooja Mittal runs her blog/page being beautiful Pooja with the sole motive of letting the world know her mind, which is set upon spreading the Indian fashion around. In recent years, dresses- that are not your typical Chanel one pieces have taken over the market. These dresses can be worn simply on their own or they can be worn with pants, denims or khakis. Here, Mittal is seen wearing a nice mud brown khaki dress with a trendy neck-piece flaunting her choice in jewelry.
6) Mid-Cut Kurti Top And Indian Trousers
Even her name will inject curiosity inside your heart; Chichi.
The Style Tune is a big-little space of Chici to advocate her best fashion sense and travel bugs. She also has a zest to attend fashion weeks in London, Milan and Delhi to keep the trend and quirk up all the time and of course, effortlessly. The Mid-cut Kurti tops, that are divided right at the center, are also setting the market astir with their quirky style. These can again be paired with Indian trousers or regular jeans, or even a midi, a ghagra or a skirt!
7) Indian Jooties And Bellies
Another trend that has set itself again in circulation is that of Indian jooties as well as Indian bellies. Indo-Western fashion has not limited itself to clothing alone but has taken on the sphere of footwear and jewelry as well In her blog- A mysterious girl, Riyanka Sarkar is often seen promoting Kolkata’s trending thnic wear including jootis, ethnic bellies as well as earrings and other junk jewelry.
All this has become wildly popular in the market and is being endorsed by all the fashion makers and trend setters. The picture is taken directly from her Instagram post where she is seen looking through the Kaluta’s ethnic market.
8) Indian Gowns
One thing that has stirred the fashion industry in these years have been superb ethnic gowns that have left everyone smitten by their suave and elegance. Shivali Chauhan, the main face working behind Classified Bird. As the name suggests, our blogger is quite chirpy and bold in her fashion and why not; she is a Delhite + a blogger!
In the picture below is seen a similar gown, that is commonly seen on the runways, worn by Chauhan herself.
9) Indian Print Pencil Skirt
Archana Dhankar is a US based Indian blogger and is the main source behind Fashion For Royals. With a strong hope to hone the fashion quotient of every fashion enthusiast, she has started this space after investing into several small start-ups.
She massively propounds Indian-print wear as is clearly shown by the picture below, in which she is seen to wear a pencil skirt with a traditional Indian print.
10) Button Down Shirt with Palazzo
The Indian Indo-western fashion reaches its climax with the button down shirt and palazzo combination. Priyan Jana, via her blog Moonshine and sunlight, shows us how you can master the east-meets-west trend with a simple shirt stolen from your dad’s closet. Complete the look with some boho jewllery and stunning shades.
With our compilation of the best Indo-western style ideas inspired by Indian bloggers, you’re sure to stay ahead of the fashion curve this festive season. Don’t forget to share your tips in the comments below.