Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016!

From 70’s influenced wardrobes to bohemian prints and Victorian-era inspirations to gentle pastel shades, the Top Indian Fashion Bloggers predict trends for 2016. While some believe that minimalism is out and maximalism is in, there are some who believe that the 70’s trend is definitely going to dominate the wardrobes. But, one common prophecy is that women are going to make bolder choices and are going to conform to the non-conform! Here are the key trends spelled out by the best Indian Fashion Bloggers:


Tanvi Rastogi

Blog –

“I predict bright-vivid-colors for Spring 2016, especially ‘mustard’ after the numerous sightings at the Golden Globes. Also, expect to see a lot of bold vertical stripes. Backpack will continue to go strong in spring-summer 2016 as well.”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016 - Tanvi from



Shalini Chopra

Blog – Stylish By Nature

“Lightweight denim, Romantic Whites, Bold orange hues, Off-Shoulder Tops and and pajamas as daywear are gonna be trending on the spring 2016 fashion streets”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016 - Shalini from Stylish by Nature




Blog – Style.. A Pastiche

“I still have a feeling that we aren’t done with the 70s Inspired Suede Trend, spring 2016 is going to witness the same in different colours like Canary Yellow, Lavender, and patterns such as fringes and tethers adding that extra vintage – boho look (As witnessed in Rebecca Minkoff and Alberta Ferretti’s Collection). Vintage Spanish inspired dresses with shocks of red, flamenco ruffles and ‘X’ necklines is a strong trend too. But of course India is still going to have it’s inherent mini trends where we’ll see the Indie Chic/Neo Modrene Indian look at rise.”




Roxanne D’souza

Blog – Head2Heels

“I think minimalism will come back with a bang. We’re already opting for softer colours, especially with the introduction of rose quartz and serenity into our lives. So pastels and candy colours will be very predominant. Sleeker styles and a lot less OTT and more cut outs and subtle layering.”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016 - Roxxane D'souza from Head2Heels


Surbhi Suri

Blog – TheFashionFlite

“We all are familiar with the 70s inspired trend making a comeback. 2016 would definitely be looking at flares in boho silhouette . I think we can all bid farewell to fringes for a while and welcome a transformed version of 70s slash necks to peasant style to braided hair , cowboy belts and psychedelic prints. This is one big return I am personally looking forward to rocking myself a lot in full rotation.”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016 - Surbhi Suri from TheFashionFlite


Manvi Gandotra

Blog – StyleInked

“Maximalism and Kitsch Mix are two trends that are going to be strong this year. Last year, we saw the sharp and neat minimalist designs dominate the runways. But It’s hard to stay away from explosions of color, bold designs and embroidered pieces for too long. While minimalistic clean-lined pieces will not go completely out of scene yet, we will certainly see the reemergence of maximalism. We can also expect subtle optical illusions and interesting artwork inspired clothes with the classic polka dots, stripes and plaids getting mixed with different colors, layering patterns and multi-directional shapes to result in an artsy mash-up which adds a pop of excitement to the basics.”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016! - Manvi Gandotra from StyleInked


Masoom Minawala

Blog – Style Fiesta

“I think the Victorian trend is making a huge comeback in 2016! Right from baloon and puffed sleeves, ruffles, vintage flower themes to high collared dresses, this influence is going to be major this year.”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016! - Masoom Minawala from Style Fiesta


Chandana Munipalle

Blog – The Girl at First Avenue

“70’s inspired clothing, lots of whites, off-shoulder dresses and tops, lots of fringe in bags and shoes, clothing, light-weight denims”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016! - Chandana Munipalle from The Girl at First Avenue



Blog – Looking Good Feeling Fab

“2016 is the year of fashion liberation. Fashion today epitomises complete freedom – freedom form the rules and conformities that ever existed. Fashion in 2016 is all about feeling confident and beautiful in whatever you choose to wear, whether it is a swing dress inspired by the 20’s or a fringe one reminiscent of the colourful 70’s, fashion today has become all about carefree risk taking. You could be a Victorian princess on one day, in high necks, ruffles and lace while on the next you could choose to wear underwear as outerwear.”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016! - Abhilasha from Looking Good Feeling Fab



Blog – Lets Expresso

“2016 will see a confident fashion distinction. Women will make bolder and classier choices and they will keep comfort as a non-negotiable factor. Palazzos and wide length pants are here to stay. Work Wear Kurtas will become edgier and chic in bold and deep colors. Kurtas paired with skirts will be in trend.”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016! - Tanya from LetsExpresso


Tanya Mahendra

Blog – Fashion Oomph!

“Ultra Luxurious Slip Dress and Cool Pajamas, Sequins and Shiny Dresses, Ladylike Dresses, Solid Stripes Dresses, Ruffle Sleeves, Off Shoulder Dresses, Blue Denims”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016! - Tanya Mahendra from Fashion Oomph


Nidhi Kunder

Blog – TheChicArmoire

“From what I’ve seen on the runway, everything seems to be bolder and larger than ever before. From in your face lace to inner wear as outer wear, more denim on denim, large print plaids as seen in Thakoon and Victoria Beckham runways, 70’s inspired looks and print mixing as seen on Alice+Olivia and Preen. Fringe has been ruling the runways for a few seasons now and is still going strong. If McQueen’s collection is anything to go by, Victorian dresses will also make a comeback this season.”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016! - Nidhi Kunder from TheChicArmoire



Blog – Eleganza Official

“2k16 is going to be all about ‘fringe benefits’. Fringe sling bags were a huge hit last year so now they have moved to fringe skirts, jackets, crop top etc. Make sure you pick one of them.”

Top Indian Fashion Bloggers Predict Trends for 2016! - Erica from Eleganza Official

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