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Ethnic Innovations

The words conjure up images of traditional Indian outfits with an unexpected Western twist – of the voluminous ghagra choli taking on a form-hugging Mermaid cut lehenga, or the Saree transforming into a Saree Gown. On the other hand, the flowing skirt worn by women in the West has been draped in Indian silhouettes of fabrics and embellishments, of late. The Abaya style Anarkali stands tall as another case in point, having been given a Mid-Eastern twist, storming its way into Indian & Middle-Eastern wardrobes. India is witnessing a revival of ethnic wear, as Western sensibilities open up to Indian elements. Read more