Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Stockings – the fast catching trend in India
Stockings – the fast catching trend in India
12
Jan '13
Stockings – be it of any variety from sexy sheer and delicate lace to conventional ones – have always been a favourite wardrobe must have for the fashionistas of the western world. 
 
Besides keeping legs warm in chilly wintery months, this fashion accessory also adds to the oomph factor by creating an optical illusion of well-toned long legs.
 
These are now increasingly becoming a hit among chirpy teenage college goers and stylish working women of contemporary India.
 
“Yes, definitely the demand for stockings has increased and the primary reason for the rise in demand is that it fits very well and fulfils the utility requirements of everyday clothing,” designer Vaishali Shadangule told fibre2fashion.
 
“It’s very user friendly, comfortable, cost-effective, has easy maintenance and can be worn with a variety of outfits,” adds the Madhya Pradesh born designer who excels in creating designs from Indian-hand woven textiles.
 
When asked about the current trend of colourful stockings, Shadangule opines, “Indian clothing trends have a vast range of color pallets, so clearly there is a scope in that segment and if marketed well then stockings can contribute a lot in that range.”
 
Designer Aniket Satam also thinks that stockings are doing pretty good in this season. “For people who prefer to wear short dresses, wearing stockings can help them remain conservative and at the same time comfortably stylish.” 
 
“Different patterns in stockings, including block, digital or flashes of prints, are doing pretty well than the regular ones,” gushes the young designer, whose designs are being favoured by the likes of Miss Earth 2010 Nicole Faria and Bollywood actress Amrita Rao.
 
“Indians are very attracted to colours and the color block pink is a trend in 2013. So I think investing in a good range of color block stockings is a good investment for the upcoming season as well,” says Aniket about colourful stockings.
 
According to designer Jenjum Gadi, “Stockings can be seen in winters all the time, and they would always be a part of street fashion because it is liked by young girls.”
 
“Teenagers always like colourful things, so I think there will be a demand for colourful stockings,” answers the Satya Paul and Rohit Bal-trained designer when quizzed about the present craze of colourful stockings.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt

Textiles | On 24th Mar 2017

Over 3341 exhibitors participate in Intertextile Shanghai

More than 3,341 exhibitors from 26 countries and regions participated ...

Courtesy: Bebe

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Mar 2017

Bebe Stores exploring strategic alternatives

Bebe Stores has announced that its board of directors is exploring...

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Mar 2017

Tiruppur garment cluster hopeful of meeting export target

The Tirupur garment cluster is hopeful of meeting its target of...

Interviews View All

Sanjay Desai & Ashish Mulani
True Colors

Digital textile printing will be the technology of the future

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

Poojaa Kumar Deepak
Zeven

Zeven's performance sports apparel is designed for the Indian body type,...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
March 2017

March 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search