Ever since the oldest civilization, i.e Indus Valley, draping of cloth was the ways of covering your body. You may find a little bit of hand stitching here and there but that was it. So what brought sewn garments in India? It is considered that it were the Mughal’s who brought tailors to India, and thereby tailored garments came into fashion. So lets talk about … Continue reading The Aesthetics of Mughal Era
India has a long history of fashion. It dates back to ancient times. Interestingly Indian fashion always involved draping, there were no tailor made garments. Tailors were brought in India by the Mughals. It was after then that stitched garments were started. 70’s was considered the Most fashionable decade in India. Why? lets have a look. Mumtaz gave wearing of a saree a very different … Continue reading Indian Fashion in 1970’s
We were asked two questions at the beginning of the class. Being an Indian, what is design for you? How to design for India? After this we were shown a video in the class. The video featured each of the 29 states of India and showcased the most famous crafts of that place. A surprising number of crafts we saw have disappeared from today’s India. … Continue reading How to design for India?
Hey everyone! So today I have something interesting for you guys. Is an Indian Teenager ready for craft inspired fashion? That’s a million dollar question. A positive response to this could entirely change the fate of Indian Craftsmen. While India has some amazing crafts to offer, our craft industry is declining because the current generation is not interested in this age old legacy. Can you … Continue reading Craft inspired Fashion?