It is said history repeats itself and Fashion isn’t an exception either. Moreover, Fashion never grows old, nevertheless it loops around, only to make a comeback at any point of time. With so much happening in the fashion world involving latest trends etc. there’s a clear indication that some of the past trends that were once in vogue have now made a U-turn to make its presence felt in today’s time.
Well I suppose one could attribute the above phenomena to the current “media ruled” world we live in Currently, Styles that were hit 20 years back are on the upswing with dungarees, baggy tops, signature colors and more. The 90’s was somewhat of a “rebel era” which took fashion on an exploitative mode in search of new options that gave rise to “street-wear clothing” which eventually replaced the puritanical and elite fashion.
So, let’s explore some of the throwback styles from the past which is making a Blast once again.
Half saris were the fashion talk of a gone by era, and will yet prevail as one of the most popular trends in 2017.This form of a sari is not only having a retro aspect but it is central to the street style trend due to the uncommon ensemble it features. Also, there is more than one way of wearing it & it just suits in any occasion whether its party or a traditional event.
Moreover, draping it is easy as it just needs to be wound around and tucked in. Even, wearing dupattas is flexible. They were so common and were patronized by many Bollywood heroines of the late 60’s & mid 70’s.
Crop tops are the most popular trend that started to evolve during the 80’s and became a top trend during the 90’s and now its back again to woo women. Be it Hollywood celebrities or Bollywood ones, everyone seems to be liking Crop tops and no wonder it has become a chic street style trend.
Also, it goes well with casual bottoms like palazzo, denim jeans or shorts, that gives the ‘hot looks’ that a girl could desire for.
Being the quintessential 70’s trend, Palazzo Pants makes its mark yet again! These baggy ‘legged’ pants make a perfect fit and anybody can wear it and look sassy. They make an amazing outfit specially during night-outs or just about for any informal party. Team it up with a long sleeved crop and you bet all eyes will be on you. Off-white shade makes for a cool color when it comes to Palazzo rather than just plain bright colors.
Take it a notch up by accessorizing it with a dash of funky jewelry and you will realize how much of a glam you were missing!
Floral patterns personify nature after all they depict colorful flower patterns and which girl does not like flowers. Also, it gives the outfit the mood of the changing seasons, so spring time outfit has more of those somber floral colors, while summer clothing has bright colored floral patterns. So, floral prints are the eternal favorites and it will continue to be so. Floral prints give a chic disposition specially when it comes to jumpsuits, casual dresses, maxi dresses etc.
In fact the legendary denim has befriended the floral legacy giving it a boho appeal & that makes it extremely trendy & youthful. Moreover, it acquires a philosophical charm that makes it so feminine and reminds one of yesteryear’s innocent fashion.
Puff Blouses are Back
The classic “puff blouses” which got passed down from the royal families & thus it became a standard style during the 1960’s and 1970’s. This traditional Bengali style blouse has been a favorite of heroines of yesteryear’s Indian cinema which is what made it so popular. Many fabrics can be used in the creation of this style since the same fabric for the sleeve as well as the blouse is used or even a different fabric like “Net” is used along with other embellishments.
Thus, from the above Dressing & Clothing styles it proves that Vintage is the advantage for the ever-Changing world of Fashion… So Pick your Choice & wear the ones which suit you and the times that define you!
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