Is traditional dressing making a comeback in India?

After globalisation, our fashion sense also showed rapid progression due to the influence of the world wide web. We modernised traditional sarees, Kurtis, pyjamas and other traditional Indian clothing into something or perhaps everything western.

However, over the due course of time, the revival of old traditional clothing is highly noticeable.

We have enlisted 5 of the top most traditional clothing we have observed being snapped back in trend:

1) Khadi

The native Indian cloth item which revolutionised during the Indian colonial period is back in trend. Being a very versatile and adaptable fabric, it is being used as the uniform material for certain schools and colleges.

Sarees, Kurtis, Salwar, Shirts and pants are the wide variety of clothing items that are available in Khadi.

In spite of being a little tough on the money pocket, its durability and versatility is remarkable enough to bring it back in trend.

2) Salwar Kameez

Mostly popular in the northern region, it dropped out of trend when jeans and capris came in style and took over a large bourgeoise society. Salwar kameez was mostly forcefully worn by high school girls as their uniform.

It is a delight to see salwar kameez back in trend. Customised traditional salwar kameez is worn to parties, wedding sangeet and many other such occasions.

Its uniqueness and wide variety of styling brought it back in trend.   

3) Nehru Jackets

Listed among the top global political fashion statements of all times by the Time Magazine, is one of the most trending jackets in today’s time.

Coming in different shades, textures and cloth quality, it goes hand in hand with Kurtas and add vibrancy to the whole get up.

Mostly popularised by our now prime minister, Nehru jacket helps maintain the culture as well as groom the upcoming generation trendily.

Nehru jackets, being the perfect fusion between history and modern elements will be trending longer than expected.

4) Dhoti

Not very common in casuals but certainly, Dhoti is back in occasional wear and for special days. Different fabrics and unique modernised styles of Dhoti is making it popular amongst the youth.

In a costume or any special family occasion, Dhotis come with pre-styled Kurtas that when adorned, look astonishingly amazing.

The comfort that it provides, its simplicity and traditional touch bring it back in trend.

5) Lungi

Natively worn by south Indians, Lungi combined with shirts is highly trending. If we went back a year or so, publicly appearing in lungi would have been a little weird but not anymore.

Lungi is available in a variety of designs and cloth options.

Neither is it just comfortable but also very easy to wear. Lungi perfect helps bring our tradition to glory and also helps inevitably in preserving it.

The variety in they styling is why lungi is back in trend.

So, these old traditional Indian wears are looking at a huge revival and have managed to make their own place in our hearts!

Nehru Jacket and the Indian Bride-What’s the Connection?

“A wedding dress reflects the personality and style of the bride”

A wedding is a one-time affair in our lives and hence, it should be a grand affair in which the bride and the groom should be the cynosure of all eyes. The wedding dress of bride should be something she is comfortable in, the fabric of the dress should be chosen accurately as this plays very important role in this.

The wedding day is the most important day for a bride. And according to the people of India, A girl takes a rebirth after her marriage so to make this “THE DAY” the best and most memorable day for her life, her outfit; her wedding dress plays the main role.

Now, earlier women used to like fully embroidered and heavy dresses for her but today brides prefer simple yet trendy dress as her wedding dress.

To solve this problem “Nehru jacket” comes as a savior. For brides, who want some classy yet simple stuff for her wedding can give this Nehru jacket a chance, and you will not surely regret it.

Embroidered Nehru jackets are also available in the market these days. You can go for them also.

Even celebrities are seen wearing Nehru jackets. So, yes they are actually in trend. Nehru jacket is not only for males but females can also wear it.

Brides can wear Nehru jacket as a counterpart on their lehengas. Brides can buy a heavy lehenga and can team it with Nehru jacket and a duppata and this look will make you stand out from the crowd. So, this is so stylish style and you can try it by saying bye to blouse and hi to these super comfortable Nehru jackets.

This look will look so bold and ravishing that people are going to turn their head to see your bold and stylish look.

A bride should have a unique and pretty look which she can get by wearing Nehru jackets. Suit, gowns, lehengas, sari need to be recreated; women are wearing all these as an ethnic wear from such a long time. But now is the time to create a new looks from these all. A look which will spice up the entire traditional look.

Earlier as mentioned above, Nehru jacket was considered only for guys but girls are ahead in every category and even here, when a girl will wear Nehru jacket with light makeup it is going to look more stylish and pretty.

A bride wants to look different and sometimes, she thinks a lot what to wear, what will match this outfit but Nehru jacket is so convenient that it goes with everything which means no need to worry and no need to think a lot because Nehru jacket is a new trend which will stay here for long and this is the right time to give it a chance.

Top Trends in Indo-Western Fashion!

Indo-Western is the fusion of Indian and Western sensibilities together to form an alternative look. Today, girls love this look as this fashion can be created and can be experiment upon in the most definite way. If you are someone who have good fashion sense and want to try something new and are searching for ideas then here are some ideas by which you can recreate some looks and all these looks are very easy and comfortable plus fashionable.

Although Indo-Western is not a new idea now, but it’s still trending so let’s see what are the top fashion ideas that are trending.

  1. The Nehru jacket look

This one is really simple, stylish and affordable. You just need to buy a Nehru jacket, try to find printed one and yes! That all you can now team it with any half or full sleeve cloth, prefer plain. If you don’t want to wear a top then team it with long dress.

2) The dhoti salwar look

Dhoti salwar can never go out of fashion. You can wear short top or long kurties over dhoti salwar and this will surely elevate your fashion. You can complete this look with high heels and choker or any boho jewelry. Moreover you can wear sheer dhoti pants with flowy top as well or try wearing it with anarkali.

3) Lehenga with an off shoulder top

Lehenga’s are always the best and first option for someone to wear when talking about wedding. These weddings season try wearing lehenga with a top. Yes! A top, an off shoulder top or a crop top will match it very well. You can wear your anarkali suit with lehenga skirt.

4) Blouse with skirt

You can team a blouse with a skirt. Skirt can be simple or you can wear a lehenga skirt. As, girls now a day’s want her outfits simple but stylish so if you are also searching for something like this and if you have a heavy embroidered skirt then all you need is to team it up with a simple crop top or a blouse from your mother wardrobe and if your top is plain then you can add some jewelry on it as well.

5) Long shrug with skirt and crop top

You can also try wearing a long skirt; embroidered or not with a plain or net shrug and with this you can wear simple crop top of same color or in contrast. This style is very easy to carry and will look stylish. You can wear heels and a choker if needed otherwise wear it as it is. This look is ideal for all Indian occasions or any festival.

 These Indo-Western looks will make sure that you are respected as a fashionista in your own right!   

5 Ways in Which “Nehru Jacket” can elevate your Style to Next Level

“The art of a people is a true mirror to their mind” – Jawaharlal Nehru.

WHAT IS NEHRU JACKET?

Earlier Nehru jacket was a normal half-jacket of hip-length with collars but now, it is most popularly known as “Nehru Jacket” because it was worn by Jawaharlal Nehru. And now it has been popularised to the next level by Narendra Modi.

So, we can say that the Nehru jacket is becoming popular day by day.

Let’s see how Nehru jacket can elevate your fashion sense:

  1. Modi style :

Our prime minister, Narendra Modi is seen in the sleeveless Nehru jacket. He wears it over the kurta pajama. So, you can also team up sleeveless Nehru jacket with trousers, if you are going to attend a small get- together or going for a small function. You can wear jeans or jodhpuri trousers as well.        

2. All black

If you are going to attend a full fledged Indian wedding and you want to experiment something new then you can experiment it with Nehru jacket. You can team a black Nehru jacket with black dhoti. This will make you look super stylish!

3. Velvet Nehru jacket

If you are from someone who loves that royal connection, then the velvet Nehru jacket is something of your kind. It will stay wrinkle free and will provide you with a supreme royal look. And if your function is at night or in evening then this velvet Nehru jacket is going to add some extra panache to your style.

4. Over the Sari

Wait! If you were thinking that Nehru jacket is for men only then you are wrong! Ladies can also wear it and can compete with you guys. Wear it over the sari at your workplace as this will be comfortable and you can easily do your work without feeling constricted.

5. For tiny tots

Kids can also wear Nehru jacket, if they are having any cultural fest in their school and in weddings. There are woolen Nehru jackets available in market so don’t worry if the functions are in winters as well.

Nehru jackets are very versatile you can wear them at any occasion and any one can wear them. You can wear them in contrast for a great look. Or perhaps, you can fuse them with western wear as well and elevate your fashion sense to the next level!

Mulberry Lifestyle @ IATF Dubai 2017

Dear Friends,

With your support and wishes, Mulberry Lifestyle is getting ready for its first International Exhibit in Dubai next week. We will be launching our exclusive Collection of Jackets for the International Market at International Apparel & Textile Fair, 2017, the leading Apparel Fair in the world.

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You have been a part of our journey, helping us with new ideas and in our growth. We will be happy if you can invite your friends, family and associates in Dubai, on our behalf, to meet us at IATF, Dubai.

Booth No. D 6
Hall No. 8
Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai
Mobile: +91 9708039200

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Best Regards,
Kanishka Poddar
Mulberry Lifestyle

Free International Delivery

It’s time of festivities and celebration across the globe. From Diwali, to Eid, Christmas and New Year, next couple of month will have it all. To make your celebration more beautiful, we are offering Free Delivery across the globe on every Jackets purchased on our online store http://www.mulberrylife.in.

Like we say, Shop from any corner on Earth and we will delivery it to you, with no shipping charges.

Happy Shopping!!

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Charisma of Tussar Silk

If you own even half a dozen Nehru Jackets, we won’t be surprised at all if a Charismatic Tussar Silk Jacket is one of them. From family functions to weddings, men wear Tussar Silk Jackets with absolute pride. But while these Jackets are easy to come by, not many men know enough about this variety of silk. So if you already own a few or are planning to buy a Tussar Silk Jacket, there’s no time like now to learn all about them.

  1. Desi Tussar silk are also known by the Sanskrit name, Kosa Silk. They are made from silk that is produced from silk worms that breed on wild forest trees, not mulberry trees.
  2. A lot of India’s Tussar silk Jacket production happens in Jharkhand & Bihar. In fact, the silk weaving industry in this region goes back over a century! Hence, Jharkhand Silk Jackets are just as popular.
  3. Tribal women who are trained in the art of Tussar Silk weaving can produce about 10 metres of the silk cloth in around three days.
  4. Though cheaper than mulberry silk, a genuine Tussar silk Jacket will still cost you anywhere between Rs.3000 to Rs.4000.
  5. While Tussar is more textured than mulberry silk, its shorter fibers make it less durable. That said, the porous fabric makes Tussar a comfortable choice even in our warm Indian summers.
  6. Tussar silk Jackets have a natural dull gold colour, which make them a great choice for Indian weddings. We wouldn’t be surprised if you already have a few embroidered Tussar Jackets with nature-inspired motifs in your own wardrobe.
  7. Tussar silk Jackets are delicate and need to be dry cleaned only. Store them in muslin bags to allow the fabric to breathe.
  8. The test of a genuine Tussar Jacket is to burn the edges slightly. If it smells like burnt hair rather than just leaving a solid residue, you know you have an original.

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Feather-light Jackets

It is summertime and you still need to stand out in wedding parties and cocktail nights. Mulberry Lifestyle brings a new range of Jackets made specially for Summers. These Jackets are made of ultra lite Italian Cotton fabrics which lets you breathe even in scorching heat outside.

The Jackets weigh less than 350 gms and are currently available in two shades of blue & maroon. They possess a nice shine which adds to its texture and richness. They are available in sizes 36, 38, 40, 42 and 44 and are priced Rs. 2899/-.

Free shipping & Cash On Delivery are also available on all orders.

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Friends, we need your help!

Dear Friends,

We are about to launch our new collection of Jackets for Men, made of natural, handwoven fabrics by local weavers in Jharkhand. The fabrics selected by us are mostly pure silk or silk blended with cotton, in early pastel shades. We need your help in giving a name to our New Collection.

Help us find a name for our new collection and one of these Jackets can be all yours.

You can send us your suggestion simply by replying to this email or make a post of twitter or facebook by tagging us. You can find us by clicking here on twitter and facebook.

Sincerely,

Arti Poddar
Founder, Mulberry Lifestyle

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Herringbone Design

Our resident designer and founder, Arti, has used local fabrics, hand woven by weavers in Jharkhand to create a new collection of Jackets for summer of 2017.

These fabrics possess the classical herringbone design which is one of the most popular cloths used for suits. Herringbone, also called Broken Twill Weave describes a distinctive V-shaped weaving pattern usually found in twill fabric. It is distinguished from a plain chevron by the break at reversal, which makes it resemble a broken zigzag. The pattern is called herringbone because it resembles the skeleton of a herring fish.

Arti has used linen as her base fabric with herringbone design to ensure it can comfortably be worn throughout summer. The Jacket is available in two colors, steel grey and beige and is priced at Rs. 2899/-

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