Ethnic wear is a vast term that depicts traditional clothing styles from different cultures all over the world. These attires are usually seen in celebrating cultural festivals and heritage, changing according to one individual. In the last few years, it has been seen that people are growing more fond of ethnic wear outfits and are expected to grow more in the near future.
There are many factors to be kept in mind when discussing the Future Trends in Ethnic Wear. Including sustainability, a fusion of Ethnic and Western wear, popularity on social media, new promotional technologies, and demand in the market.
Here are some of the above-listed factors discussed in detail in context with the given topic.
- Sustainable Clothing Options:- By keeping up with the market, manufacturers are involving themselves in using different options of fabrics & experimenting to make new products in order to achieve specific stylings. By doing that we are achieving what we want, but in that process we are compromising with the environment which leads to an environmental crisis, so seeing this issue manufacturers opted towards sustainable fabric options. And eventually the same started growing in demand all over the world. Traditionally the outfits were manufactured with fewer options only which were sustainable and eco-friendly such as Cotton, Silk, Wool, and many more. These fabrics are coolant, generally suitable, and preferable in accordance with the Indian climate.
- Fusion with Ethnic & Western Outfits:- Fusion is seen in each and every industry but major fusion is seen in the textile industry. It is growing day by day with growing trends of people and mixing Ethnic as well as Western outfits, fabrics, patterns & styles. People are making new trends especially seen in celebrities and influencers and this trend has evolved the Indian Textile Industries into a new style & phase. Outfits are fused in a way that they have ethnic values with a little Western touch, Some popular styles are kurta with jeans, lehenga with crop top cholis, saris accompanied with sneakers, and many more.
- Youngsters are moving towards ethnic outfits:- Traditionally Indian ethnic wear was mainly worn by elderly people above 45 to 50 age youngsters early age didn’t prefer to wear dresses at that time. But as we can see the change in trends and change of taste in generations, youngsters are migrating towards ethnic outfits more than Western outfits. They are embracing and adapting their cultural heritage. This new wave is more likely possible due to factors like social media advertising and branding, celebrities doing more and more endorsements, and moreover, growing numbers of ethnic wear brands in the market that cater to the needs of young generations.
- Indian Ethnicity outside India:- Indian ethnic outfits have no boundaries set, all Indian ethnic outfits are very well known in India and in the rest of the world. In fact, it can be said that there is an increase seen in demand for Indian ethnic outfits in other countries daily, due to color vividness and diversified culture and styles. Majorly Indian ethnic outfits are demanded from the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Middle East as their many Indians residing due to that local peoples also get attracted towards our cultural heritage. Besides that, there are other reasons why Indian ethnic outfits are very much in demand such as globalization, immigration, and the increasing interest in other cultures.
Above mentioned points are just a glimpse of the textile industry shaping the future of ethnic wear outfits. As the world gets interconnected with each other we can witness many new innovations in outfits fusion, trends, and styling in ethnic outfits.