Diwali 2020: How millennials are planning to ace fashion game amid pandemic – fashion and trends

As the pageant of lights, Diwali, is simply across the nook, millennials are wanting ahead to getting dressed up of their finest ensemble on the auspicious event. However, amid the coronavirus pandemic, social gatherings and the household conferences can be much less, however individuals are nonetheless participating within the festivities – and adapting to the brand new regular – by internet hosting digital zoom events, and small get collectively.

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And at such events, millennials are planning to ace their fashion game for these particular get-togethers by experimenting with their clothes type.

Simran Paul, a 21 years previous pupil, has deliberate her pageant celebration otherwise this 12 months amid the pandemic. “This Diwali is a different one, and because we cannot meet our family members like we used to, we have planned a Netflix party. We would go online and watch a movie together on a website which allows people to see movies remotely while it synchronizes the playback.”

“It has a chatbox, so we can also chat while watching the movie which makes us feel together. There are also going to be lots of food and sweets, and playing cards, all while we are all dolled up of course!” she added.

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Talking about her ensemble for the pageant, Simran stated, “I will be wearing a grey saree with floral print and accessorise with metallic silver jewellery.”

“As we all know, this year’s Diwali will be a little different. Meeting fewer people and no parties. For being minimalistic, I will be wearing an Indo western dress (long skirt, with a bright orange blouse) and accessorizing it with a gold belt and orange earrings which I am in love with. How can I forget my perfectly paired mask” stated 25-12 months-previous Rhea Sakhuja, who’s pursuing her research in Canada.

Surya Suri, Director of a premium made-in-India clothes model shared about how the fashion trends are evolving, and how the millennials have moved past the normal clothes.

“The current generation of millennials has moved beyond traditional clothing. It’s in their lifestyle to experiment so they mix and match their attire. The approach towards reusability of traditional wears is also more practical now. They need more options to choose from. If they have to deck up for Diwali, it’s no more a one-day occasion, rather a series of events,” she stated.

“And not only is this the most crucial time to go vocal for local, the style preferred today, which is a confluence of tradition and modernity, can be ensured only by a brand that understands India and its preferences. Hot pinks, reds, blues are in demand for unique colours have also been seen like florentine, red Lilac, Teal colours in trend are brighter than ever in style,” added Suri.

Additti Jain, Founder, fashion e-commerce platform feels that festivities within the covid period are influenced by inexpensive excessive road fashion.

“It’s a competitive market and these millennials are making sure they get high street and latest fashion at affordable prices. In this covid era where partying is at the back street, loungewear and activewear at its peak are pushed by all brands for everyone,” she stated.

“Even though these are trying and testing times, we have decided to keep up with the spirit of the festival of lights. I’ll be dressing up, full glam and even though I am social distancing, my pictures will be going up on my social media,” stated Rashi Chaturvedi, a social media skilled.

Talking about her previous Diwali experiences, and how is it totally different this 12 months, Chaturvedi stated, “Before this pandemic, “I used to shop from the lovely local markets of Delhi to put together my Diwali outfit but this time I have been going gaga over all the festive collections that we have online and had finalised my outfit days ahead of Diwali. Fashion for me, like any other millennial, is an expression of my personality and I will be going yellow this Diwali to celebrate Hope in 2020, obviously with a customised mask matching with my outfit.”

On the opposite hand, superstar stylist Eshaa Amiin feels that millennials have undoubtedly turn into way more aware than they already have been. “Given that the festive season is just days ahead key trends for us are reworking our mother’s saree to match our aesthetic.”

She additionally talked about social media influencer Komal Pandey who put out a video styling sarees with leather-based boots. “That’s the way forward. Reworking vintage for you,” Amiin stated.

Even within the hardest instances and amid the throes of the pandemic, the spirit of the pageant continues to be beaming in individuals’s coronary heart, and they are adapting to the ‘new normal’ to hold themselves and the individuals round them secure.

(This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.)

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