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Subtle Ruffle Fashion

The Bibhu Mohapatra Resort Collection is Inspired by French Colonized India

— October 8, 2014 — Fashion
The ruffle fashion featured in the Bibhu Mohapatra Resort 2014 collection is refreshingly subtle. Exercising more restraint when it comes to such feminine flourishes, the designs are much more streamlined and judicious than his previous work. Yet that is not to say that the ruffle fashion looks don't make a statement. His use of patterns inspired by parts of India that was colonized by the French speaks loudly in that direction.

Bright, sophisticated and entirely elegant, the ruffle fashion is perfect for bold women who want to make a visual impact professionally as well as recreationally. The designs work just as well in an office setting as they would at a cocktail party. That is until people move into the evening wear.
Trend Themes
1. Subtle Ruffle Fashion - Subtle ruffle designs are becoming popular in the fashion industry, offering opportunities to innovate and explore new variations of the trend.
2. Colonial-inspired Patterns - Designers are finding inspiration in patterns and textiles from formerly colonized areas, creating a new frontier for sustainable and ethical fashion.
3. Day-to-night Versatile Fashion - Versatile designs that transition seamlessly from professional settings to after-work events are in high demand, opening new opportunities for fashion industry to create innovative designs.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Industry - The fashion industry is exploring new variations of ruffle fashion and exploring new sources of inspiration for pattern and textile design.
2. Sustainability and Ethical Fashion - Eco-friendly and ethical fashion brands should explore formerly colonized areas for new textiles and patterns for their collections.
3. Professional and After-work Wear - Entrepreneurs and designers can explore innovative designs that can be worn from the office to after-work events to satisfy the growing demand for versatile fashion.
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