International Journal of Home Science
2019, VOL. 5 ISSUE 2, PART E
Indian Saree: A paradigm of global fashion influence
Author(s): Koshalpreet Kaur and Anjali Agrawal
Indian Saree, the symbol of Indian tradition is one of the oldest form of clothing and has a long story behind it. This paper examines the history of saree, its drapes and patterns, the influencing factors and its evolution to the present form. This article also explores the relationship between traditional Indian saree drapes, studied across centuries, with the creations of various contemporary International fashion designers. The inspiration many a times may not be clearly visible but is seen through subtle observations. Western designs have been juxtaposed with drapes and patterns seen in traditional sarees. Lastly, a path in the future, influenced by the rapid economic growth in India and the effects of technology on the evolving design and popularity of the saree among the international fashion designers is described.
How to cite this article:
Koshalpreet Kaur and Anjali Agrawal. Indian Saree: A paradigm of global fashion influence. International Journal of Home Science. 2019; 5(2): 299-306.