Designing,Implementing and Fusing Halter, Dirndl, Fishtail & Collage (H.D.F.C)Fashion to Suit Western Outfit



To emphasis the current fashion the investigator had selected four particular styles namely Halter, Dirndl, Fishtail and Collage which are classical styles of Europe and Asia. Designs of each style were selected according to evaluating a performa for it. The fabric and colour of each design was selected according to the traditional aspect of India. The garment was also constructed with the measurement of teenagers between 14 to 19 years. The whole garmentation process was carried out on keeping all the aspects in mind. The garment was evaluated to find out the trend, suitabiliy of the garment. The fabric that had been used was undertaken for mechanical test to prove the quality of the garment. The colourfastness plays a important role in dress designing. Mainly staining takes place when maintainance subjected to Abrsion washing, Perspirstion, crocking etc. Hence the investigator felt the need and completed the test for selected dress materials.The garment which was evaluated gave a fruitfull result of satisfaction among the consumers.




The terms "fashionable" and "unfashionable" were employed to describe whether someone or something fits in with the current or even not so current, popular mode of expression. The term "fashion" is frequently used in a positive sense, as a synonym for glamour, beauty and style. In this sense, fashions are a sort of communal art, through which a culture examines its notions of beauty and goodness. The term "fashion" is also sometimes used in a negative sense, as a synonym for fads and trends, and materialism. A number of cities are recognized as global fashion centers and are recognized for their fashion weeks, where designers exhibit their new clothing collections to audiences.


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Dr. Mrs. Jayalakshmi. I, is Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Costume Design and Fashion, Chikkanna Government Arts College, Tirupur and Ms. Iniyaa. M is Scholar at the Dept. of Costume Design and Fashion, P S G College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore