Let’s Move Elegantly
The Next-Gen of New York Fashion Week celebrates a new direction similar to the music industry, it’s gone global, and it starts with South Asian New York Fashion Week: The Future Of Fashion, which took place on the evening of Wednesday, September 14 at the High Line Nine Art Museum on 507 West 27th Street here in midtown Manhattan here in New York City.
Fashion’s consisted of traditional Indian and South Asian clothing for men and women, hand-dyed silks and cotton fabrics in dark colors, traditional silhouettes for women included saris, wrapped skirts, elongated scarves tucked into belts in the front, meant to be worn from one shoulder going from back to front, hand-painted scarves in neutral colors with boarded prints, lots of paisley prints in cotton and linen fabrics.
Key trends in this show were colorful modern clothes designed by Indian and South Asian designers, with female attendees wearing their native costumes from their homelands, with beading, fringe, studs, and sequins also influencing modern takes of Indian clothing displayed by other collections showcased.
With New York Fashion Week coming to a close in this runway collection that also was an art exhibit celebrating Indian and South Asian culture, these clothing pieces that are global at best will influence the next chapter of the fashion industry, as fashion has witnessed a new found interest in social issues, and also excepting trend directions from global hotspots such as India, that will help domestic fashion find new success.