The cut-out shoulder is a big trend in the glamour circles this summer. Right from ­fashion brands to flea ­markets, these stylish cuts are ruling the racks in the city.
Bollywood has also given it a thumbs-up, with actors Sonakshi Sinha, Nargis Fakhri and
rocking the style.
Designer Payal Singhal, whose outfit with cut-out shoulders was recently seen on Nargis, says, "The style is very 80s inspired. It’s now a major ­international trend and can be worn with high-waisted
, denims and even dresses. The trend is summer-friendly and it’s cool without being overtly sexy."
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Designer Gaurav Gupta explains why the trend has caught on. "This is the time and age for experimenting, and new silhouettes are coming up everyday. Cut-out shoulders are one such example. Shoulders are a very beautiful part of a woman’s body and the cut-outs expose them very well," he says.
Meanwhile, shopkeepers in Janpath and Sarojini Nagar markets are also cashing in on the trend. "Cut-out shoulder waale T-shirts aur dresses aajkal bahut demand mein hain. Humare paas desi aur foreign dono brands hain," says Raju Nath, a ­shopkeeper at Sarojini Nagar market.