The Bollywood Trend

Bollywood Fashion is a noteworthy component of the film, Industry, and Culture. Bollywood films have Progressed and Transformed in Fashion, Clothing, Shoes, and Makeup with other aspects of the industry through the decades, whereas exerting their influence over consumers, designers, and other Attorneys in the Fashion Industry.

In 1913, Raja Harishchandra by Dadasaheb Falke was released in India, making it the first Bollywood Movie. After that Bollywood consumption and production cost only grew, accomplishing approximately 200 films per annum in the 1930s. Bollywood has extended a deep influence on prevalent Indian fashion. When an Actor or Actress wore any Outfit festooned in a hit movie directly becomes a prime Clothing trend for tailors to reproduce. When We talk about Bollywood Trends, we know about the Beginning of Bollywood, the Golden Ages, and The Classic Era.

The 1930s were conquered by a fusionist style, encompassing both ‘western’ and ‘Indian’ designs. Saree with a ruffled Blouse was a statement on the screen for women at that time. For makeup, thin eyebrows, minimal smokey eyes, and dark red lips also powdered their faces to obtain a wheatish complexion and wore their hair in ‘Finger-waves’. Men popularly wore suits on screen.

In the 1940s fashion trends were influenced by actresses such as Nargis, Meenakumari, Suraiya, and Begum Para these women were considered Fashion-forward in their time. With sober Makeup, albeit eyeliner styles were more dramatic they wore traditional clothes like draped saree which were popular, but cropped shirts and wide-legged trousers were in limelight. It was also known as the age of femineity and minimalism.   

The Bollywood Fashion trend in the 1950s was influenced by the west range, due to an increase in globalization. Men wore traditional Indian clothing and suits on screen. Having pearls as their popular jewelry choice women wore their hair in neat buns. Bell sleeves, Sarees, and wide-legged trousers were also the popular type.

In the 1960s Bollywood fashion was appealingly pleasing and classy. It entailed mostly bright colors, bold styles, and groundbreaking ideas in the Fashion Industry. Women gave their hairs a more voluminous effect, with bold winged eyeliner and lots of peachy-coral shades.

In the 70s people started experimenting on and off-screen in the Bollywood Industry. Western clothes such as Crop tops, large glasses, Bikinis, Maxi Dresses, Jumpsuits, and platform heels made an advent on screen. Polka dots were notable but other bold and experimental colors and prints were used. Some trends continued from the 1960s.

The 1980s were disgraceful in some aspects for Bollywood Fashion. Some of the trends were notable from the 80s which are coming back- Chunky accessories, Shoulder Pads, chiffon materials, and metallic colors. 

Skater dresses, Lehenga Cholis, college clothing, chunky jewelry, miniskirts, and platform heels were portrayed a lot in movies of the time. Men wore denim and Branded T-shirts in the 1990s. As we All know Shahrukh khan and Kajol gave a Lot of hits in this era with Classic Clothing.

Manish Malhotra, and Sabyasachi Mukherjee these Fashion designers rose to prominence in Bollywood in the 2000s. Many models, such as Aishwarya Rai, Sushmita Sen, and Priyanka Chopra, turned to act thus firming the relationship between the Bollywood movie and Bollywood fashion Industries. Denim and Multinational corporations ‘brands continued to control.

Bollywood Fashion trends after the 2010s, at the present, are incredibly miscellaneous. They take most motivation from western Fashion industries and the past. Men’s fashion trends are also diverse and ever-evolving; branded, classic clothing is currently popular. Previous trends have returned to an extent, such as palazzos, crop tops, miniskirts, and strapless gowns for women.

Fashion Clothing in the 2020s is likely to be experimental as well as competitive among the Fashion designers in Industry. The level of innovative outfits in Bollywood has reached a stature.



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