Arunachal Pradesh exhibits massive cultural diversity when it comes to clothing. Being essentially a tribal state, there are many tribes and each have their own set of traditions and customs. This is reflected in the distinct clothing styles. While most of them are ethnically similar, they have different origins of their clothing. Mostly, they have derived the most style of clothing from their ancestors. The geographical separation has brought in the other little changes in the styling. The fashion is a fastest growing industry in Arunachal. Despite the geographical locations and absence of a fashion technology institute, many talented fashion designers are marking their sensational presence in nation’s fashion industry. There are many who got worldwide recognition by showcasing tribal individuality and its root culture – mixed tastefully with popular trends from around the world. Names like Yana Ngoba, Nixon Bui, Nabam Aka and Yura Mary are already became a brand name in tribal fashion now.
Narrow sharp eyes with congenial look, chiseled body wrapped in a hand-woven macron shade cloth and the ornaments made of metal and precious stones; not to forget the traditional yet trendy bags, turbans and scarfs, while in their modern avatar, Arunachal youngsters could beat even any top model of world.
The vibrant and offbeat clothing style of the various tribes are mostly inspired and dominated by geometric patterns. These patterns can be found in the costumes of each tribe with the most popular design being zig-zag lines and angular designs. The colors, designs and patterns of the costumes they wear all hold a symbolic meaning.
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Narrow sharp eyes with congenial look, chiselled body wrapped in a hand-woven macron shade cloth and the ornaments made of metal and precious stones; not to forget the traditional yet trendy bags, turbans and scarfs, while in their modern avatar, Arunachal youngsters could beat even any top model of world.