Winter is here. The season of dry skin has set in again. Days will be shorter and nights will be long. One needs to completely rearrange their wardrobes in order to fit in with the winter style. New clothes and sweaters will have to be purchased to protect one's body from cold.
But these clothes should not spoil the overall appearance of a person. It should only increase their appeal. Attractive and functional winter apparel will need to be purchased. Men and women are getting increasingly fashion conscious all over the world.
They want to be dressed well all the time! Fashionable winter clothes are immensely in demand in modern times. But this certainly does not mean that people neglect the comfort aspect. Modern human beings want to remain warm in the winter and also need to look good at the same time. Fashionable and comfortable winter garments are easily available in the market.
Manufacturers around the world produce colorful and fashionable winter clothes that keep the body warm and look good on the individual, as well. They can be availed in almost all the colors, just like ordinary, day to day clothing. They can be availed in all sizes, as well. Winter clothes need not be only woolen clothes. Any garment with a thick material can serve as winter clothing.
Leather, denim, fur, and other such material can also be categorized as winter clothing material. A variety of stylish coats and jackets are available in the market. Fur jackets and coats are popular in areas with extreme cold. Celebrities like to be seen either in fur overcoats or suits and blazers
In areas with moderate cold, people can be seen in woolen jackets and coats. In places where there is very little cold, people can be seen in denim jackets. Winter jackets and coats are also worn to enhance the physical appeal.
There is one more type of winter wear that is hardly noticed. Mufflers and scarves are equally popular in winters. They protect the chest from the cold as they do not let cool air get into the body by the head opening in a normal top-wear. Men and women, both, wear mufflers and scarves.
They normally try to match them with the color of their dress. Mufflers and scarves can be availed for cheap in the market. Winter headgears are different than the ones that people wear on normal days.
They can be made out of wool, fur, and many other materials. Raccoon tail hats are also available in the market. These headgears are so designed that cool air does not get a chance to enter the ear canal.
This prevents people from cold, cough, and other such minor problems. But people also wear headwear to enhance their style quotient. Men, in modern times, have differing tastes.
But suits, as winter wear, are appreciated across countries and continents. Men get a special attention and make a special impression after wearing them.
It makes men look formal and civilized. Besides, suits can be worn in all types of occasions. Corporate executives wear suits all throughout the year. Suits as such are expensive. But still, they are bought immensely as formal wear and winter wear all across India.
A large number of companies manufacture suits and blazers. There are brands and luxury brands in suiting and shirting. Armani, Versace, Gucci, Prada, and many others are luxury brands that can be afforded only by a few. There are brands that are region specific and popular in corporate circles.
Manufacturers and retailers of suits earn ample of money, as this business is considered the best by a few in the world of fashion. People can buy all the fashionable clothes within their budget.
If their budget is high they can buy their products from the shopping malls such as Bashundhara city shopping mall, Jamuna feature Park shopping Mall, Eastern Plaza shopping Mall etc. If the budget is low then they go to the new market, Gulistan market or Bangabazar market.
The main difference is on the brand. Brand products made with better fabrics than non brand products. Bangladeshi men sometimes wear panjabi on religious and cultural occasions. Sharee is the main and traditional dress of Bangladeshi women and some young female also wear salwar kameez.
In the urban area, people are wearing western clothes. But in winter season shaal is a very common cloth with panjabi, sharee and salwar kameez.
The author is working with The Asian Age