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We feel something is missing in today’s trend. Our eyes long for something which does not exist anymore. We secretly carve for the old trends to make a statement now. Luckily, your secret wish has been granted by the fashion Santa.

This year we will be witnessing some of the trendiest trends of the ’60s, ’70s and of course the elegant ’80s. We are ready to flow with the crocheted tops, extra-large collars, and the best polka dot attires.

Let’s time travel back to check out more trends.

The ’60s is all about floral, straw bags and Crochet

Psychedelic Florals is a classic, cool and dominates feminine. It is back with a remix of vibrant bright colors and presents a more abstract and groovy look.

Straw bags were once limited to beaches and picnics, not anymore now. You can style them anywhere with just jeans and sunglasses.

Crochet designs sure ruled the greater part of the ’60s. They now come in beautiful colors and attractive designs. Wear it over your t-shirt or just as a coat, it sure will make you stand out from the crowd.

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70’s rules the flares and silhouettes

Take out your knee-length skirt buttoned-down and pair it up with high boots and T-shirt, voila, you are ready for the fashion party. These knee-length skirts are gaining popularity especially the denim skirt. It is perfect for all parties and occasions.

Skinny shirts are trending too, but with a twist of contrasting details around the collar. The colors matched must, of course, be pointy and loud.

The retro bags are yet again creating a style statement with suede, geometric cutouts, stripes with woven options. It gives a classic style to anyone who carries it.

Oversized and Flashy clothes? It’s the 80’s

Polka dots were once limited to specific colors. It is now experimented with different colors to balance your style. Polka dots can be mismatched with zebra or stripe prints to present a bold and daring look.

Gone are the days of perfect fitting. Take up your parent’s favorite cloth and pair them up with shorts and sneakers. You just have created your latest trendy look. Oversized and loose clothes are very much in vogue now and they are seen as sexy and cool with the youths today.

Miniskirts are also back but with sports shoes. This is the best wear for your summer parties while adoring it up with long overtop. Make sure to match your bag with your sneakers.

2 Career Paths For Fashion Enthusiasts In India


Your days are spent staying up to date with the latest trends in fashion, nationally and internationally. You have the knack to know which attire will suit a person and which not. You have the passion, creativity, and innovation to make outstanding clothes. If these sentences describe you to the T, then a profession in the field of fashion may be the right thing for you. Here are two paths that you can walk on to build a successful career in the sector.

• Textile Designer

The different types of fabrics and cloths utilised to create attires are called textiles. The material can be printed, woven or knitted. Some examples of them are:

o tie-and-dye
o wool
o phulkari
o khadi

A textile designer is a person who creates patterns and motifs on these fabrics. They do so by using procedures such as:

o yarn making
o weaving
o knitting
o dyeing
o finishing processes

Also called apparel designers, they are experts at the technical end of the fashion industry. For them, knowing the properties of fibres, yarns, and dyes is day-to-day work. They are even masters at the production of fabrics.

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• Fashion Designers

It is one career option that every man and woman will be aware of because it gets the most publicity. Remember, a fashion designer is entirely different from a textile designer. While a fashion designer will use cloth and fabric to create outfits, the textile designer will be the one to get that cloth made. The work of a fashion designer is to create gorgeous garments for a client including its accessories.

Some examples of the top designers in India are:

o Ritu Kumar
o Manish Malhotra
o Sabyasachi
o Masaba Gupta
o Anita Dongre

It is the work of these incredibly talented people which motivates others to step on to the field. A good fashion designer will have the following qualities:

o Creative talent
o Artistic ability
o Flair for design
o Ability to keep up with trends
o Awareness of market conditions

It is the blend of these 5 characteristics that make a flourishing fashion designer and one that is much sought out.

A few colleges and institutes that offer courses to students opting to be a fashion or textile designer are National Institute of Design and National Institute of Fashion Technology. Both NID and NIFT are highly acclaimed academies in the field.