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India Is Embracing Gender-Fluid Fashion And Here's Proof

India Is Embracing Gender-Fluid Fashion And Here's Proof

The term "gender-fluid clothes" means exactly what it says. It is not limited to those who self-identify as either "male" or "female," since it is open to everyone.

 Androgynous or genderless fashion allows you to explore your sense of style without having to worry about conforming to predetermined beliefs about how men or women should or should not dress in a world in which gender norms are increasingly being faded. People are free to express themselves as the version of themselves that they have envisioned. 

Genderless clothing has taken center stage in the fashion industry right now. It challenges preconceived ideas, breaks down negative stereotypes, and encourages LGBT people to be themselves. 

It lets your individuality and creativity shine through in the clothes you wear. Gender fluid fashion is thriving and has established itself as a formidable competitor in the market.

So let’s explore our favorite brands that design gender-fluid attires. 

Rishta

Rishta

Through the use of androgynous attire, Arjun Saluja expresses his experiences and sense of self. The company explores new territory by developing unique Indian silhouettes that are adaptable to people of either gender. The products have been sold at Barneys Japan, Anthropologie, and Henri Bendel, among other places. The artistic, creative, one-of-a-kind, and inclusive qualities can be seen throughout Saluja's apparel range.

Printing, layering, and beading were among the methods that were used in the construction of these monastic-inspired silhouettes. The quest for "oneness" or "nothingness" found significance in clothing fashioned out of wool, cotton, tweed, silks, georgettes, and self-printed plaids that played the role of "shell" materials and contained the "duality" of contrast linings, hidden zippers, and buttons.

Huemn

Huemn

Huemn is an award-winning clothing business that was born in India and specializes in the hand-crafting of garments that encourage uniqueness, sustainability, inclusion, conscious purchasing, and gender fluid fashion.

Although there are not many choices available in their non-binary collection, this does not detract from the incredibly significant point that Pranav Misra and Shyma Shetty, the company's founders, have been trying to convey. 

The non-binary collection of the store has a variety of different products of apparel, such as skirts, dresses, t-shirts, windcheaters, and more.

The denim they used in their collection came from recovered ocean plastic, and the organic materials used for shirting, which was part of the collection, were both environmentally conscious choices. 

The company strives to be environmentally conscious and responsible in all aspects of its business, from its work ethic to its operations.

Advait

Advait

Advaitha Ravishankar is the creative mind behind the bold and one-of-a-kind designs that give off a retro-pop atmosphere. It is the perfect combination of high fashion and exquisite art. The brand's mission is to promote uniqueness, originality, and self-expression via collectible works of art.

Advait's designs are both unique and beautiful; they include hand-painted prints that are inspired by a wide variety of sources, including the streets of London, ancient sewing machines that have broken down, and silverware from the 17th century. 

They rely mostly on Lenzing Tencel and Recycled Polyester for their outside fabrics, but the linings are either handloom cotton, which is produced by local weaving clusters, or soft and breathable Lenzing Modal.

Dash and Dot

Dash and Dot

Dash & Dot is a brand that began its existence in the midst of the pandemic and was established by Ashray Gujral. It debuted during Paris Fashion Week 2022 as well, bringing further exposure throughout the globe. 

Clothing that is made by Dash and Dot is based on the principles of accessibility and sustainability. The outfits, which have been separated into the categories of women's wear, men's wear, and gender neutral, exhibit the variety that is inspired by the tradition of Indian workmanship.

Each item has a sustainable element built into it. The collection highlights how Indian artisanship can help upcycle even the most basic materials, beginning with coats and jackets fashioned from upcycled bohris and continuing with jute bags decorated with mirror work. 

The shirts were constructed by a one-of-a-kind embroidery process that made use of waste sewing threads from export manufacturers. These threads were collected from various factories throughout the world. 

The collection paid homage to the long and illustrious heritage of carpet manufacture by using fluid fabrics that were hand woven using organic cotton and recycled polyester threads. Organic and Creative!

Bobo Calcutta

Bobo Calcutta

Bobo Calcutta is a clothing brand founded by Ayushman Mitra and Jeet Shahi. The brand views clothing as works of art and has a psychedelic color palette along with an explosion of hues. 

As the collection's defining theme, an androgynous split-face with lips that are locked together appears rather often in the designs. The eccentric label encourages self-acceptance and the unrestricted expression of love via the offbeat collections that it creates. 

You may put your faith in Bobo Calcutta to assist you in finding the ideal fit if you have a penchant for striking and colorful shapes.

After being digitized, Ayushman's original artwork is then digitally copied into the fabric using special software. You may recognize his most recent designs by the zardosi, beading, and surface embellishment with stones that they include.

It was simply expected that males would wear trousers and girls would wear skirts, and this expectation was based primarily on gender stereotypes. On the other hand, we are gradually seeing a trend in which an increasing number of designers are moving toward gender fluidity in the fashion industry. 

The social and political culture of the younger generation of customers has a tendency to influence fashion. This mindset is apparently becoming more prevalent among younger customers, who are more likely to question binary ideas of gender and embrace gender fluidity. 

As a result, we are seeing that mindset represented in current fashion trends.

 

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