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Miss India 2013 changes the face of Indian Fashion

Fashion is a dynamic industry. The face of Indian fashion industry is changing dramatically, and there is a sudden exposure of fashion in the country. India is now competing among other leading countries placing itself on the map creating its own identity of fusion. Fashion trends that appear under the spotlight are always sought after. Recent Miss India pageant set wit and whimsy tones for varied looks. Designers expressed their freedom with creativity, the inspiration found in exoticism and history. Blasts of neon hues, lazer cuts, sugary pastels, and juicy brights made patterns mixed into a fiesta.

The contestants showed off trends in an alluring way. Skinny printed pants, and colorful jackets filled the runway. Golden shimmer radiated throughout the show, from theme to the apparels in the clothing of contestants. Mixing colors is an easy way to look trendy. Lavender with white and red combination, checked pants, plaid prints and color blocked apparels are easy and stylish trends to be followed.

Brand Max has launched a new clothing line inspired by the Miss India pageant. This high fashion for Indian women is inspired by the golden jubilee celebration of Miss India this year. Glamorous preppy dresses, pants, tops, and other latest trends ruling international fashion were seen on the ramp. Shimmering white and gold dresses adorned the ramp, setting new trends for the hues.

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Saris from Tamilnadu

India is a diverse country and the uniqueness of this nation is a garment called SAREE OR SARI, draped by the Indian women. The draping style of the sari is different in every state as well as by different communities. The Sari can be worn over a choli or blouse which forms the upper garment and can be draped around a lower garment the petticoat.

 

Saris form the culture in India and each State and its many regions are known for their specific saris. A sari makes a women complete by its drape, accentuating her feminine curves, yet giving her altogether a graceful touch.

 

The border style isoneof the basic points of distinguish between different sarees from the South Indian region. While contrasting wide borders are popular styles for some of these varieties, there are others with borders not wider than 1 inch. Wrap patterning, dyeing and weaving are the popular practices for designing different types of borders for these sarees.

 

Coimbatore Sarees:

 

Coimbatore is the North West region of the state of Tamil Nadu and produces a very fine cotton cloth in an amazing range of traditional and artisan styles. The sarees are all 48″ width or more and the standard six yards. Soft cotton handloom sarees are the specialty of Coimbatore.

 

Chettinad Sarees:

 

Chettinad is a region of the Sivaganga district of southern Tamil Nadu state, India. Karaikudi is known as the capital of Chettinad. The uniqueness of these sarees is their bold colors and patterns of checks and stripes in contrasting hues. These sarees are slightly heavier or rather thick and that is one of the reason they are not so much in demand in this fast modern lifestyles.