Amid india's rapid globalisation and economic development, fashion provides a lens onto culture and the transforming fabric of society, according to parmesh shahani, director of mumbai's. Indian fashion is not anymore a privilege for just the elite and rich fashion has played a significant role on the life of individuals as it is considered to be medium of self-expression the accessories and garments that people wear help people in identifying their groups in terms of religion, profession, lifestyle or an attitude. Ancient egyptian fashion was largely influenced by its culture in ancient times they wore clothes that not only looked glamorous but was also comfortable to them in the hot climate white was the. The effect of british raj on indian costume - toolika gupta 2011 page 7 with the coming in of islamic rule from 8 th century ad, medieval india saw a lot of change in costume and culture. Africa's influence in the fashion industry which reflects the way african people have always combined european fabrics with indigenous culture for a long time, there was a sense that this.
79 does fashion influence indian culture barba 1 mullen expo reading/writing 24 april 2014 indian culture culture is the idea, value and beliefs of a particular civilization at a particular period. Culture is the fundamental determinant of a person's wants and behavior research shows that culture, sub-culture, and social classes are particularly important on consumer buying behavior. Globalization according to the merriam-webster dictionary, globalization is the development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked especially by free trade, free flow of capital, and the tapping of cheaper foreign labor markets. The influence of bollywood culture abroad bollywood, just like hollywood, has had a considerable level of influence abroad due to its unique cultural appeal ranging from dance moves to the style of the clothing and even the cinematography, bollywood has actually influenced both hollywood and american society in a way that is both subtle and.
The british presence in india began as a commercial enterprise: the british east india company, a trading organization, had been active on the subcontinent since the early 1600s and, by the middle of the 1700s, had turned india into what historian philip j stern calls the company state. What is the importance of fashion for social life and what role does it play in society the question is important as we find people often victims of fashion fashion promises no utility it makes no appeal to reason and being a fugitive and transitory deviation has little effect on the major trends. 1) relationship between fashion culture and social stratification: does fashion culture mirror the social structure or does it represent an equalising force is fashion culture an exculsionary discourse originated by the mainstream élite, or does it give voice to marginalised discourses. Indian music's influence on jazz is pervasive and longstanding its beauty, grace, and unique melodic phrasing has inspired musicians for decades, and its exciting rhythmic language has given percussionists, instrumentalists, and even vocalists new resources upon which they have drawn. Apart from clothes, gold plays a major role in indian fashion and the use of it has been a tradition, long enjoyed by indian women since early ages ornaments made of gold, combined with precious and semi-precious gems and beads, are the most popular ones.
Emerged after its disappearance around 1500 bce , there was a bewildering variety of princely states and kingdoms, small and large, throughout the subcontinent, creating a long history of war and conquest that was punctuated by foreign invasions and the birth of some of the world's largest religions: buddhism, jainism, hinduism, and sikhism. Thai culture is known as a blended one as long as some 2000 years ago, when the thais and the chinese were neighbours, the thais began to absorb the influence of chinese culture as is evidenced by the similarity of a large number of words in the two languages, especially the cardinal numbers from one to ninety-nine and the strong feelings for family ties that the two people shared. India views myanmar's emerging political transformation as a strategic and ideological opening that offers new delhi an opportunity to dilute chinese influence while expanding india's strategic depth. This began even before the advent of india's national institute of fashion technology in the 1980s and the proliferation of boutique culture in the hands of young fashion designers, who are setting new trends in south asian styles of dress.
The culture in which a person was raised represents a major influence in the preference for one's clothing in the last decade, the world business environment is experiencing drastic changes by moving the clothing industry from mass marketing into an era of mass customization. For centuries, textiles and clothing styles have been one of the most obvious and poignant indicators of cross-cultural interchange with the rapid rise of globalization over the past several decades, the spread of fashion across global cultures has mirrored the changes in economy, culture, and. Also in the same year, the fashion design council of india was established, which later started the india fashion week in delhi, to promote indian designers and manufacturers in 2000, another bollywood costume designer, manish malhotra , became an important influence on indian fashion. Another great influence on culture is geography cultural development is often a function of in what part of the world a culture is situated if the geography is such that it is easy to hunt game.
Traditional costuming from around the globe is a constant inspiration for the fashion industry culture to catwalk: how world cultures influence fashion by kristen knox of the clothes whisperer traces the roots of today's ready-to-wear lines back to cultural styles from around the globe. Adoption of western dress clothing styles change over time for a variety of reasons although environmental changes can have drastic effects, trade causes the quickest shifts in a culture's clothing styles.
While spending a semester of school abroad in london, i also was given the opportunity to observe uk fashion trends and the factors that influence them one of the first things i noticed right off the bat was that the english street fashion is very much influenced by us street fashion. One of the earliest movie influences on indian fashion was madhubala's anarkali attire in mughal-e-azam (1960) which consisted of long flowing churidars and kurtas the anarkali kameez is popular even today, around 50 years after the film was released. This week in india a man slapped actress gauhar khan on a tv set for wearing a short dress and news emerged of outrage in a mumbai law college at a strict dress code imposed on students fashion. The western influences on indian culture has paved the way for a difference in style tattos, body piercing, nail art etc are in plenty there is a constant desire for change as the indian youth advances in the fast growing environment.