Sometimes worn as a garment to intensify curves and obtain tiny waistline, corsets have been discovering favour from Bollywood fashionistas akin to Alia Bhatt, Janhvi Kapoor, Disha Patani and others
By Sanchita Kalra
UPDATED ON MAR 24, 2021 01:35 PM IST
Owing to the favored present Bridgerton and worldwide labels akin to Vivienne Westwood, Charlotte Knowles reintroducing it at London Style Week, corsets are making a comeback within the fashion scene despite its quite controversial historical past. Again residence, designer Tarun Tahiliani additionally just lately gave an Indian twist to corsets in his newest assortment.
Sometimes worn as a garment to intensify curves and obtain tiny waistline, corsets have been discovering favour from Bollywood fashionistas akin to Alia Bhatt, Janhvi Kapoor, Disha Patani and others.
“We’ve been noticing a resurgence of previous vogue traits and corsets are one in every of them. However in right this moment’s time, what issues is the practicality of the garment as opposed simply carrying to make a mode assertion. It has turn into extra like an adjunct to spotlight the look, like placing it over a high or pairing with a jacket,” says designer Rina Dhaka.
Designer Nachiket Barve, too, believes that it’s cyclic pattern. “Furthermore, folks have had one yr of being at residence of their consolation clothes. So, corsets are virtually a type of revenge clothes. It’s about taking management and isn’t meant for laid-back fashion. It’s for individuals who need to really feel extra dressed up quite than down.”
Suggesting methods to fashion corsets, stylist Vikram Seth says, “You may pair it with cigarette pants or skinny denims and put on a choker with it. You can too layer it with outsized jackets. For an Indian contact, ditch the common shirt and go for a corset. Be certain that the corset doesn’t have too many designs and patterns, so as to simply coordinate it with outerwear.”