Denim Trousers for Women: A New Fashion Trend

Denim Trousers for Women: A New Fashion Trend

R.S. Balakumar
Associate Professor
Dept of Fashion Design & Arts
Hindustan University, Chennai, India


In recent days women are showing their interest to wear the denim trousers as their passion and also the trending of fashion. All age group of women accepted denim trousers are more comfortable due to wear daily as casual or semi-formal.

During the period of 90s womens population began to wear denim pants slowly. As a matter of fact the fashion cycle always contributed like, the stages are mentioned below:-

  1. Introduction,
  2. Rise,
  3. Culmination/Peak,
  4. Decline, and
  5. Obsolescence.
fashion cycle
Fig: Fashion cycle

Anyway, the introduction period is to be extended five years to ten years, after that the rise period is slowly increased due to consumer’s acceptance may be extended again ten years.

Now, this denim trousers for women in the stage of culmination, and also be expected to extend further more time.

In modern times, denim trousers for women’s mind set due to the most versatile fabrics, with utility purposes as mentioned below:

  1. Casual wear, /semi-formal wear.
  2. Work wear and
  3. Every day wear,

The Indian denim fashion industry is at a stimulating place with massive progress scenarios frontward.

Developing mindfulness amongst the educated, employed class and an increasing like-mindedness (acceptance of fashion trend) for comprehensive fashion were the chief factors which led to this change over.

Moreover, the acceptance of denim among the women’s teen aged population, denim fabric became a symbol of up-to-date culture.

Women across various age groups and covering all shapes and sizes prefer denim over other fabrics remaining frequently to the facts are given under:

  1. Comfortable,
  2. Functional
  3. Durable and
  4. Elegant appearance.

Blue denims are always having continuous market potential. Due to fashion trends many other colors are in move Such as  Black, Brown, Violet, Indio with faded, Burgundy, Off white, and Light sandal colored ready-made trousers are being produced to cater the need of customers requirement as well as the teens consumers’ expectations.

In recent time denim with lycra mixed jeans trousers are having the vast marketability due to stretch ability, especially used for at leisure, exercise, cycling and yoga practicing purposes for all the age group of women’s population.

Top 10 Most Popular Brands of Jeans in India

  1. Levi’s: Levi Strauss clothing company from America is world famous for its Levi’s brand of denim jeans.
  2. Mufti: Mufti is an Indian brand and one of the most popular brands of jeans in India, great demand for their products for women’s and men’s clothing classification.
  3. Flying Machine
  4. Numero Uno
  5. Spykar
  6. Killer
  7. Wrangler
  8. Lee.
  9. Rough & Tough, and
  10. Signature.

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In India, ‘Ahmedabad’ bests ‘Denim City’ (Gujarat) tag. Plentiful of it to wrap around the earth’s equator nearly six times over. That’s the volume of denim that a single city churns out each year to supply to leading global brands.

Simply put, the difference between denim and jean is that denim is a fabric and jeans are a garment. Denim fabric is used to make a wide variety of garments, including jackets, overalls, shirts, and jeans. Some manufacturers use cotton to make jeans that are lighter and more breathable than the denser denim.

Jeans are difficult beings to make, and denim fabric can be expensive due to various factors (type of cotton, any additives like spandex/modal/rayon etc.,) density of the weave, quality of the fabric, type of loom it’s woven on, where mill is located, how the yarns are dyed.

Denim fabric was produced using 100% cotton yarns from the time it was first produced. But nowadays, with the development of different styles and requirements, denim fabric has also changed. Produced from 100% cotton yarn, denim is now produced using synthetic or lycra yarns to yield more stretch ability and comfort to wear as the regular activities.

Features in Women’s Jeans:
The jeans segment for women has come a long way in the last 80plus years of its innovation. From plain and coarse-looking cowboy jeans to a very stylish shape, women’s jeans have perceived extreme renovation. These features listed below can us a basic knowledge on the different types of trousers available in today’s marketplace.

  1. Sizes: Jeans made for women are numbered in the format of waist/inseam or length. For example, 26/32 indicates a waist measurement of 26 inches and a length of 32 inches.
  2. Fits: A number of fits are available to different body types. These range from a super skinny fit to a baggy, wide-legged trouser, each offering its unique own style and comfort. The waistline can fall in between ultra low to high rise.
  3. Styles: Similar to a men’s jean pant, women’s jeans are also offered in many styles like pre-washed, patchwork, distressed and rugged.
  4. Embellishments: Means the salient feature that is fashionable to women’s denim! To enhance a feminine touch to the boyish pants, elements like pearls, stones, crystals, laces and other ornaments are stitched on to the fabric.

Women wear tight jeans because in them they look fanciful and they are also feeling more comfortable. Tight Jeans may feel snug, but they feel good as well. Many females spend dozens of hours in search of tight-fit jeans, and that’s the trend of the present fashion.

Denim Trousers for Women
Fig: Denim trousers for women

Women’s jeans are constructed from thinner fabrics generally – women have more sensitive skin, and are less rough on their jeans than men’s are, so they are made from thinner fabric for comfort.

One of the reasons for the “beauty” of jeans lies in their facility to age gracefully. Most women’s trousers/pants have the trend to appearance. Barrel leg, straight leg, boot leg, asymmetric and baggy jeans pants are so popular among the women’s population.

Just like bootcut jeans are not super trendy right at present time, Now available in all leading stores and perfectly acceptable to wear like them, as long as the style

Most of the women living in India showing their interest to wear the denim trousers as the utility purpose and also towards the fashion trending. Present younger population very much eager to wear denim trousers because of comfort, appearance and durability as well as considered to be availability of readymade trousers at affordable prices.

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