Tie-n-dye, the hippie favorite style of expression from the 60th century, has been voted the worst fashion trend in the last 50 years in a recent British fashion poll. Popularly known in India in two forms, Lehariya and Bandhini, the design was voted the "worst fashion mistake" with 72% of the women in the study of the site myvouchercodes.co.uk. Indian designers think it is nonsense.
Tie-dyeing, dyeing method, hand-loom weavers of ancient times. It became popular during the craft revival of the 1960s. The fabric to be colored is tied or knotted at intervals before being placed on the dye, they remain interconnected areas untouched by the dye and create random patterns frequently resulting in a sunburst effect. Tie-dyeing is currently popular for the decoration of wall hangings and casual apparel.
Others insist that the many styles of tie-dye, which is so readily available, is due to NOK to see to never go out of fashion. "No two pieces are always the same in all the tie-dye style prints, so each piece is designed to be the couture, which is what fashion is all about.
"Calling it the worst fashion trend is like saying a white shirt and blue jeans are obsolete! Tie-dye is a technique rather than just being a seasonal look or a trend, so it can not really go out of fashion, "says designer Anand Kabra, who often use the appearance. Some also explain why the tie-dye is one of the main building blocks of style. "If you enjoy using your colors, you can not ignore the tie-dye. In addition, European women known to shy away from color," says fashion editor Edward Lalrempuia.
"Like other fashion staples like the little black dress is tie-dye a must in any wardrobe. It can hardly be called a trend, let alone the worst ever," adds fashion designer Anupam Dayal.