TV shows gave us major fashion moments in 2021. ‘Bridgerton' brought back period costumes while 'Sex and the City' returned to the small screen with Sarah Jessica Parker's quirky style, while Emily in Paris Season 2 have us outrageous and obsession-worthy style to rave about.
The Korean series on Netflix had the world in a tizzy, igniting a number of mega-viral trends including retro-like tracksuits and white VANS sneakers.
Another style moment was ‘Dopamine Dressing’ that incorporated neon palettes, tie-dye and colourful plastic jewellery. It was believed that this way of dressing could improve the wearer's mood.
Y2K fashion trends lived in our minds rent-free. We had Khushi Kapoor, Shanaya Kapoor and Ananya Panday prove that everything old was new again. We saw halter tops, cropped baby tees, pleated skirts, bucket hats everywhere on the gram!
Luxury brands like Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga made inroads in fashion using video games. But 2021 saw some of the most agenda-setting brands move past concepts and actually invest real money in the metaverse with NFTs in India.
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Blair Waldorf and Serena van der Woodsen were the sartorial guardian angels the 2010s. The reboot echoed every Gen-Z’s statement wardrobe - oversized cardigan, jumpers, sweater vests - and Instagram was once again the hub of these ‘It’ style.
Global icon Priyanka Chopra was probably on every major fashion platform’s ‘best dressed’ list. Recently, thanks to the promotions for Matrix: Resurrections, she has is back serving statement-making fashion looks.
Daring, sultry and bold is what this fashion trend was all about. Be it pin tops, midriff flossing or pelvic cutout designs - risqué outfits made fashion all about fun and freestyle again.
The fashion industry mourned the loss of several talents in 2021. Designer Virgil Abloh’s passing shook the world. Jewellery designer Elsa Peretti, known for her many distinctively organic-looking creations for Tiffany & Co, passed away in March 2021 too.
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The most talked-about bride of the season was definitely actress Katrina Kaif. Both Katrina and Vicky Kaushal’s ethnic wear has definitely given us a new sense of wedding fashion goals.