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AW 20/21: The Mood of the Winter Blooms! #TrendAlert

There’s a new fashion takeover in town – florals with a hint of dark! From black backgrounds to multi-coloured florals, there’s a whole lotta print for your winter mood. Glasual – Glamourous and Casual, is the new way to define the floral trend of the season. With micro prints to OTT ones, all florals are in and nothing is left out. With a little French inspiration and a tinge of 70s botanicals, there’s colour, there’s detail and the tinge of Summer for all Autumn mornings! The Look-At-Me Floral Fashion Florals were taking on an edgy look this season with a timeless touch. While Dries van Noten added bold floral shades to velvet fabrics, Rodarte was true to their feminine style. With metallic fabrics, straight pants and head-to-toe flowers, there was a retro call-out that you couldn’t miss. Richard Quinn’s collection had all the mini-dresses and gowns that would definitely have…

AW 20/21: Add a Little Prep in Your Step! #TrendAlert

Are you ready to add a little prep and pep to your winter?! This Autumn-Winter 2020, shirts, plaid skirts and ties are back in fashion – that too in a pulled-up socks form. It’s THE uniform for the season! Childhood remains the core of this season’s theme and with it, designers are revising their own school days and the uniform of the past. Somewhere between maturity and innocence, this trend is about colouring in between the lines and also a little outside. The rebel to the strict and the experimental to the uniform, it’s the new style modus operandi. Cool Campus Looks It’s fun, it’s colourful and more than that, it’s taking us back to the good old days. When play hours were mandatory, exams were the worst and that was all the care in the world. Capturing the essence of our childhood, Thom Browne’s collection was the perfect depiction…

AW 20/21: The Art of Childhood Dress-Up! #TrendAlert

Childhood dreams, dramatic youth…our latest trend inspiration is a throwback to the days gone by! A little nostalgia and a lot of Doll drama, here’s what’s new! A significant theme for Autumn-Winter 2020/21 was Childhood that depicted the aspiration of returning back to the innocence, the fun ad the demure of being a young woman. From a biker look to Victorian-styled dolls, it was a game of style, and there was no wrong way! This trend had its roots set into the styles of the British monarchy and the Victorian styles. With corsets, Madame Pompadour inspired outfits – frills and ruffles were synonymous to this trend. After all the romantic renaissance affair, Goth took a turn for dolls during the 1990s. With a mysterious vibe and black additions, there was a doll dress-up for all looks. Dreamy Dolls All the love for Dolls was visible on the ramps and runways.…

AW’20: Check It All Out! #TrendAlert

Checks checks everywhere…and cross-checks to play with! Kicking off the Autumn-Winter 2020/21 season, checks are making a comeback and in all it’s head-to-toe versions and more! Check it out was surely the call of the season, with the print showing off it’s sleek, structured silhouettes in tones of two. A style inspiration that comes from Cher’s style in Clueless, this maverick pattern is part preppy and part punk. From being mainstream to being associated with Hip Hop, this trend combines the nostalgia of the past with the look of the future. Cross-Hatched Connections While checks were busy bringing back all the feels, the designers too were raging on it. From bright tones to monochrome hues, this trend was taking a turn towards workwear and doing so in style. The Brock Collection added on print ruffles, slit skirts and contrasting belts, while Miu Miu showcased diagonal checks and metallic additions. Preen…

SS ’20: Make a Babydoll Statement! #TrendAlert

Think comfy, think breezy, think short and sweet! Closing the Spring-Summer 2020, Babydoll is in, in all its lace, ruffle and fun-filled format! Babydoll dresses first appeared in 1942, thanks to Sylvia Pedlar, when America saw a fabric-shortage during World War 2, and the rest, as they say, became history! Babydoll gained popularity in 1956 when a movie named Baby Doll came out with Carroll Baker playing the role of a 19-year old nymphet. Paving its way for clothing for adults, it was the era of the ‘kinderwhore’ look that defined the lingerie in the 90s. Easy Breezy, Soft & Sassy! Taking the sensuous yet breezy route, the ramps were filled with the Babydoll vibes. With short dresses, ruffles, deep necklines and flowy fabrics, it was a whole lotta feminine affair to fall for. The Brock Collection reminded us of detailings that are essential. With bows, ruffles and flared dresses,…

SS ’20: The Purple Pastel Palette! #TrendAlert

Make way for the millennial purple this season! With a cool, breezy vibe, there’s a new cheery shade to own – Lilac! A new pastel shade became a part of the ramps and runways in all it’s cheerful and soothing tones this season – Lilac. This colour trend was booming across social media and as a part of every industry too! Florence by Mills, the makeup and skincare brand by Milly Bobby Brown, is heavily influenced by this dreamy shade – And there’s absolutely no one who isn’t loving it! The Cool of the Pastel Hue While the colour trend was making everyone dance to its tune, the ramps were completely on-board to leisure with Lilac, too! While Max Mara was playing around with Bermuda suits & sheath dresses for the summer, Lilac was the colour theme. Loewe, on the other hand, was colour-blocking with prints! Think lace, feminine additions…

SS’20: No Hassle for Tassels! #TrendAlert

Let’s go with something hassle-free, shall we? Make way for fringes in a knot, strands in a bunch and layers of swaying strings this Spring-Summer 2020! From accessories to clothing, tassels were all over the runway with their swish and sway strands. Tassels have been a part of fashion (in every sense) since ancient Egypt and biblical times. Findings its way on garments, blankets, rugs, chandeliers and draperies – tassels became a part of everything over the years. From small and casual Renaissance designs to staid designs of the Victorian Era, tassels continued to evolve. Twirling in Tassels! Making its way to the current trend, Tassels became a part of the runway with ease. From belts, shoes, bags to clothes, they were not just a trend, but a new essential for basically everything. Valentino’s show consisted of bell-shaped flounces with a tassel belt add-ons. Burberry, on the other hand, incorporated…

SS ’20: The Return of the Vintage Denim! #TrendAlert

Flared, bootcut, bell-bottomed, straight, are no longer only about the 70s, but about Spring-Summer 2020 too! Denim is making a comeback this season and that too, in all it’s vintage style. Go head-to-toe this SS20 with the denim trend ’cause it’s back in all it’s retro styling. From vintage washes, 70s flares, cropped culottes, shorts to classic jackets and washed-out blues, denim is all about being effortlessly cool, and we can’t get enough! Indigo on the Go! The shade of the season? – Indigo was seen raging across all the ramps and runways. Celine’s collection, which was basically an ode to classic dressing, incorporated denim shirts with extra-long wide jeans and tasselled bags. Reminding us a little of ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ and even ‘Grease’, there were long blazers, boots and even suede jackets. Chanel, on the other hand, played with ruffles and lace additions. Alberta Ferretti, while…

SS’20: The Safari Explorers! #TrendAlert

Utility meets Indiana Jones this season! From pockets galore to Earthy tones and yes, heels, it’s a new feminine-yet-confident style to try on! The Safari style made a comeback this Spring Summer 2020, and after all the Bermuda and Tropical craze, this trend was bound to happen! With an easy to carry, full of Summer vibe and effortlessly cool look, this trend had a 70s revival feel with belted skirts, jumpsuits paired with tucked-in shirts in both prints and flowy fabrics. Adventure in Poise The ramps and runways were all about poised looks in cargo pants, gladiator shoes and jackets. Lots and lots of jackets! Inspired by the Military clothing of the late 19th century, it’s not about crisp drill clothing, but a little more Summer. and Dolce & Gabbana did just that. With a hint of Tropical to their explorer outfits, there were shorts, trench coats, jumpsuits paired with…

SS’20: Scarves, Scarves & More Scarves! #TrendAlert

There’s a new clothing game-changer in town with knots, stitches and Summery flows! Any guesses? It’s the era of the Scarf! And NOT in an accessory format. Scarf, scarf everywhere and not just in the hair or air. Scarves this Spring-Summer 2020 have taken a turn towards mainstream clothing. In all it’s print and quirky formats, this season it’s all about the drapes and wearing them as clothes rather than accessories. From pants to tops to even dresses, there’s a scarf realigned for all looks. This silky addition is being called the ‘Scarf Dressing’ which is the new street-style to make way for. Fasten it, Knot it or Dress it up! The ramps and runways were going head-over-heels with this trend! While Burberry was adding on these silky flows to formals and neutrals, Erdem was all about the print play. Combining various print patterns and colours together, it was a…

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