Instagram has given a platform for a lot of women to pursue their interests and speak their minds. Some of them stay away from trends and stay unique. Some such influencers to follow are Julia (the German Introvert), Sherrie (Shroom Momma), Protima Tiwary (Dumbbells And Drama), Camryn Daytona (Bookish You Should Know), and Danielle (Sienna And I).
A survey by OnePoll on behalf of Fashion Retail Academy says that 54% of UK population thinks that social media influencers are behind the rise of fast fashion in recent times. They think that influencers have at least partly caused a rise in disposable fast-fashion - described as inexpensive, mass-produced clothing designed to meet the latest trends.
Dynamic designers Mriga Kapadiya and Amrit Kumar were brought together by their love for colours, prints, and Indian textiles. They founded their brand NorBlack NorWhite (NBNW) - a blend of pop culture and fashion. They travelled across India for supplies before moving to Toronto. The duo combines modern street style with Indian textures.
The fall 2019 boot season has begun in Paris with mega-platforms and chunky soles. Last year was ruled by stilettos and block heels. This year fashion is being blended with function with over-the-knee and sock boots with a bulky lug sole. Popular brands like Mango, Burberry, Rachel Comey, Bershka, Zara, and Topshop are also onboard with the trend.
The 3 piece ensemble - a skirt, a choli, and a dupatta come from Mughal times. It was created with embroidered brocade or silk and worn with a diaphanous dupatta. Tarun Tahiliani started the trend of lighter lehenga. Bollywood brides played a huge role in setting trends. The latest is Priyanka Chopra’s shirt with lehenga look in Instyle magazine.
Pairing unexpected colours can be fun and interesting. Some of the combos that work well together are navy blue with yellow, pink with brown, bright green with dark blue, mustard yellow with burgundy, and navy blue with grey. Pairing a pastel or neutral tones with a bright, or darker shaded with popping colour is the key to creating an outfit.