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A decade ago, ethnic wear in India meant having outfits being stitched by a local tailor, and, for those wanting designer wear having it designed by a designer. Not that women today do not have their salwar suits, kurtis, kurtas, patialas, etc., being tailored but with the advent of ethnic wear brands, tailoring has taken a backseat. Now, it is far more easy and reasonable to shop for a ready-made outfit.Trends have changed due to a spurt in economy.The influx of cash has changed the mindset of people.Ladies going for work try to sport an elegance in their dressing style.The IT companies have added to the boom in fashion trends.Ladies want comfortable clothing for office wear.Middle aged ladies try to look young and try to compete with their western counterparts.Age they say is a number and women in their 50s and 60s want to experiment.They are more into vibrant colours,fusion wear,readymade clothes.Trousers,jeans,long skirts,kurtis,palazzos are all worn to the work place.Their careers demand a certain fashion statement.They try adding stoles and scarves to their attire to give the glamour quotient.Sarees too are draped in different styles.Middle aged ladies carry them well and look impeccably dressed.Their fashion statement helps to accentuate their curves which earlier they couldn't flaunt due to their drab fashion style.They have broken stereotypes with dressing par excellence.Their low heels,totes,belts,trendy watches,string of pearls add to their fashion statement.They  like to wear haute couture clothes of silk with expensive gold and diamond jewellery.They have it so they flaunt it.