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Top E-commerce sites to buy fashion products in India and why?

The evolution in fashion industry in India has been marked as a significant era in the retail industry of India. The country of various colors has been looking forward to a change in the fashion since it became a luxury to hold and it was only meant for those who had the money and reach to fashion stores present mainly in malls or exclusive store in a few cities. The fashion was redifined and made a benovelent benchmark for the Indian customers when online shopping blossomed in India. Fashion, which was once a luxury element, became a household asset. 

There are various ecommerce sites to shop fashion products online. However a few of them are best among them:

Let's have a look on the best sites to buy fashion products in India:

1. FashionAndYou.com : 

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The site is an amazing online destination for all shoppers in love with fashion. You will find a wide range of products on the site and as the name says, it is all about fashion and you. The site started back in 2010 and since it has made a strong base of 5.7 million people. The coupons and offers fashionandyou gives are amazing and will push you to buy from it.

2. Jabong.com

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Jabong is the second name of online fashion in India. The site provides an amazing array of categories and products with a lot of discount coupons and offers on its various products. These Jabong promocodes are specially for the products which are very high in demand. 

3. Koovs.com

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KOOVS is highly inspired by international standards and trend allotment. It is unique in itself as it focus on the moment fashion products. The products are very reasonable and highly appriciated for the style statement they reflect. It launches about 150+ products each week across beauty and fashion categories. 

4. Myntra.com

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Myntra, acquired by Flipkart now, has been deemed the king of all the fashion apparels sites in India. The site is highly popular in India due to its wide range of variety, large number of categories and a very large cult following. 

5. YepMe.com

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This site was launched in August, 2011 with a tagline of being India's largest fashion brand with services over 1000 cities and approx 500,000 units of sales per month. The mission is vey focused and brilliant, it says 'to democratize fashion in India'.

6. Fashionara.com

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If you wish to attain maximum shine out of you, Fashionara is for you. This is a brilliant and highly sophisticated site with a lot of categories and products to shop from. Fashionara will redifine the style element in you

Other honorable mentions are AmericanSwan.com, Zovi.com, HomeShop18 and many more.

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100 years of Indian women

India is amazing in many ways, and one is the exponential growth it have. Women fashion grew in the same way and hence became a shock to the world with rapidly changing and adapting the modern world. Lets take a tour of the century of Indian Women in context of fashion over decades.

1910

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It was the time of simplicity, women in this era believed to be empowered by taking care of their family as their own life and born and raised greatest men of India ever. 

1920

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Women became a bit more than simple and they started reflecting the inner beauty on their face.

1930

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1930 bought the first signature of fashion in Indian Women.
1940
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1940 was the time of the Indian turmoil as it was moving close to Independence. 
1950
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This was the time of freedom of speech, thought and identity for Indian Women.

1960

1960The time when Indian Cinema started blooming and women started using the traditional beauty standards like kajal and Mehandi in innovative ways.

1970

1970The time of Dum Maro Dum and Western influence over traditional Indian beauty parameters.

1980

1980This was the era of experimenting new and varied looks. 

1990

1990The time of brilliance, elegance and compassion.

2000

2000In real life, it was the time when women started to get equal and in some case better educational qualifications. More girls got their self esteem and self respect with the confidence of being equal or better than boys. On the other hands, Bollywood showcased something else, the time of Kaata Laga and other item songs showcasing the plight of Indian women to rise above the standards of just attracting audience over absurd display of women.

2010

2010The current era where a mixture of traditional indian beauty enhancer like Kajal and modern outfit is brilliantly carried by Indian women.

You may also like to read : The evolution of western fashion over the years-female

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Great Online Shopping Festival, GOSF 2014 is all set to sail through tides of discount coupons & deals.. see whats different this time

 

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GOSF which is Great Online Shopping Festival has layed down its dates for its 2014 event starting on 10-12-14 10th December, 2014. The whole discount and deal fair would be from 10th of December to 12th of December. This three day spree is a much awaited event by all the online shoppers as it is a platform when all the e-retail giants will come together to provide their exclusive deals and discounts. 

GOSF, kicked off its first ever sales on 12th December, 2012. The dates were so selected to fit in a trivia of
12-12-12. The sales started and soon with it the disappointment of the customers. There were a lot of technical gliches and issues which gave a false impression of mis-management and uprooted faith of a lot of shoppers from GOSF. 

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Learning through its mistakes, GOSF in the year 2013 planned for 11-13 December showed itself as a refreshed, energized and a gliches free platform. Myntra, Jabong.com, and Indiatimes Shopping were the prominent participating websites. The 11-12-13 (11th December, 2013) sale emerged as a brilliant event which pushed GOSF to extend the date by one day. 

Whats new this time?!?!?

There are around 300 offline & online retails coming to lure shoppers to grap all they can from GOSF. About 10crores (100 million) customers are expected to arrive in the 3 day event. 

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For branded products priced between Rs600-1500 will be sold at Rs299. Free shipping, Cash On Delivery options will be there. Between November 27 & December 9, a lucky winner will get to shop for free amongst a few selected items. 

So fasten your shop belts and recharge your debit/credit cards. GOSF is coming.

Be ready to Shop Smart.

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The evolution of western fashion over the years-female

The evolution of western fashion is very interesting and peculiar to notice. When I first thought to write it I could not compile abundant variety which fashion evolution holds because for God's sake its vast.

Anyways here are some of the most well known fashion wear for females.

Frock : Since 1900's

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What could I say, If old is gold then this is diamond. Basically an elite and decent look which garnished the inner beauty of a women.

 

The LBD a.k.a Little Black Dress : Since 1930's

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During the great depression, women found a way to look stunning while saving money through this amazing dress type.

 

The Menswear : 1940's to 50's

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During 1940's a trend got its hold on western countries and a shirt and trousers on women looked hot and became popular.

 

The sketched beauty-pencil skirt : Since 1950's till date

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After a decade when women finally lose grip on menswear they adopted a new type of wear, pencil skirt. It looked amazing and became celebrities choice.

 

Mini : Since 1960's till now

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60's was the time when mini were introduced which were integrated skirts. It has been fashionable since.

 

Bell Bottom : Since 70's till um.. a few month

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Bell bottom were first experimented in the era of 70's in permutations and combinations of various tops and sandals. High heels were arguably the cause of bell bottom.

 

High Heels : Since late 60's till now

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Amazing personality catalyst. high heels were something which ladies were practicing to carry because they looked, well, great in'em.

 

Dum Maro Dum : Since 1970's till 80's

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A Bandana with loose Kurta and a groovy trousers, this was when fashion got a face of chilling out while kicking out your tensions.

 

Jeans : Since 1980's till.. well looks like forever…

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What a great wear. Got a kick start in 80's, It soon became the definition of fashion over the years.

 

Minimalist dressing : Since mid 90's till now

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The cool shade of Grey made it glittery and calm. It made women feel the confidence in themselves and enhanced their beauty by many folds.

 

All the dresses are based on popularity and trend it set. If you have any suggestions for any kind of change you may think that should fit in here then please feel free to comment.

You may also like to read : 100 years of Indian women

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Famous clothes that women love to wear

Women love to shop. And they can go to any length to find what they want to wear. This is a compilation of most sought over women wear (traditional) in India.

1) Chanderi sarees from M.P.

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Chanderi clothes are well favored and highly demanded. It has its dedicated following, people who love wearing comfort with style go for it.

Why it is famous

It is famous for for the deep details it holds. The design tell a story and the cloth is very comfortable.

You can get it from here

 

2) Mundu, dhoti from south

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It is a very popular in south, people wear it with pleasure and the simplicity embedded in excellency is what make Mundu a popular choice of clothes.

Why it is so famous

Well, Rajnikanth wears it, what else could I say. This is a very comfortable wear which is a symbol of tradition, heritage, proud and personality. Lungi is a close Kin.

You can buy it from here

 

3) Tussar Silk saree of Jharkhand

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The tussar silk of Jharkhand has made a distinguished remark in the saree market of India. The demand is not only in India but also in other countries as well.

Why it is famous

Tussar Silk sarees etc are so famous because of the quality of the silk. Though it is handmade and beautiful but the quality of the silk is unbeatable.

You can buy it from here

 

4) Bhagalpuri sarees from Bihar

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The smooth sensation of silk made exclusivly in Bhagalpur, Bihar is something which draw thousands of people to come & visit the city so that they could get their hands on the amazing handicraft made by the people of Bhagalpur.

Why it is so famous

It is a mixture of sophistication and simplicity. The work is in fact an excellent work in itself. Apart from comfort the cloth enhances the personality.

Where to get it

You can get it from here

 

5) Muffler & Shawl from Himachal Pradesh

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It is a seasonal sale but a sensational one. People love to come in Himachal Pradesh, not only for the elusive beautiful scenery but for the Muffler & shawl which are mostly hand made. The great embroidery is very much a definition of its beauty and the great art of crafting wool the people posses.

Why it is so famous

The wool will keep you warm. A beautiful handcrafted high quality wool will make you feel proud and keep you warm. This is the reason why people prefer to buy shawl & Muffler from Himachal pradesh. Because they know that it is skills they are buying, not a product from a logical machine.

You can buy it from here & here

6) Kanjivaram Saree

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Kanjivaram Saree or A Kanchipuram sari is a type of saree which is traditionally made by weavers from Kanchipuram located in Tamil Nadu, India. These are woven naturally. The Kanchipuram sari is distinguished by its wide contrast borders and beautiful embroidery. The Saree is very popular and very costly. It is highly appreciated and is wore on special occasions.

Why it is so famous

Hand made, beautiful, brilliant in quality, great design, traditional and much more are a few of lot of reasons why these sarees are famous throughout world. This is not a saree, it is a must have for a woman.

Click here to buy Kanchipuram saree at amazing low discounts.

7) Banarasi Saree

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Banarsi saree is something which would make women feel like they are the personified beauty. And indeed, it is true. Women love these sarees and would pay amount of money to get that Banarsi saree satamp.

Why it is famous

Banarasi Saree is famous for its design, which is in fact made to look auspicious and party beautiful. The cloth is a bit heavy and suits well on special occassion

You can buy a Banarasi Saree from here

 

8) Lehenga

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No one can deny that this lehenga is associated with us in terms of Royal patronage, cultural inheritance which has taken shape through brilliant skills with beautiful craftsmanship. This is very much preferred not only in India but also in other countries as well. It is something which each and every women dream of wearing on her wedding. The day when, with lehenga, they look most beautiful.

What’s so famous about it

It is hand weaved and gives vibes of being a princess or a queen. More or less it is thought to be associated with Indian culture.

You can buy a lehenga from here

There are many ecommerce websites like shopatplaces.com, fabindia.com which are dedicated for providing the clothes from their respective famous places.

All the clothes are based on the popularity they hold in India and abroad combined. If you do have something in your mind which should have been here then you are most welcome to share you views.