5 Lifestyle Trends that Ruled India in 2016

When it comes to happening lifestyle choices, 2016 had a fair share of some kinky and attention-seeking options. Many eye-catching trends in the realm of fashion, technology, travel, and economy gained popularity in the year 2016.

If you are someone who likes to follow or keep abreast of latest trends, this blog post lists five much talked-about trends from diverse fields that made a mark this year.

1.Expanding Avenues of Wearable Technology

When it comes to wearable technology many people associate it with smartwatch, but this year there is more to a wearable technology than watches. Fitness trackers, GPC & fitness tracking pet collar, and VR headsets are some of the chic wearable products that gained popularity, as 21st century audience is ready to explore new dimensions.

2. Popularity of Domestic Travel

Given the promotion of tourism by different state governments in India, the country has witnessed a surge in its domestic travellers. Expanding youth population, weekend celebration culture, and flash sales by airlines has fuelled the number of domestic travel. If you are new to travelling or looking for travel destinations to add to your bucket list, start with exploring every corner of India. Something to look forward to in 2017.

3. E-Wallets

On November 8 the honorable Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi, surprised the nation by declaring 500 and 1000 denomination notes an illegal tender. Ever since the declaration, though long queues in front of the banks and ATMs became a phenomenon, the flipside is, India has forayed its way into cashless Economy. E-wallets such as Airtel Money, Paytm, HDFC PayZapp, and freecharge have gained popularity among netizens and commoners alike.

4. Fashion Accessories

Fashion is one such field that always has something to offer. This year too there were many fashion trends, such as white and golden sneakers, chokers, and crew-neck blouse that gained popularity among celebrities and their fans. Bollywood hotties Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, and Kareena Kapoor Khan, sported the innovative shirt-like-blouse pattern at different events. From singer like Neha Kakkar to college going girls, chokers have been in high-demand once again.

5. “Marbellous” Decoration

Marble has always been a popular flooring material that renders a rich appeal to the home. Innovation has, however, changed the way the marble is used in homes in 2016. It is being used as kitchen tops, fireplace mantel, coffee table, and wall clock. This “marbellous” decoration has caught the attention of people who like to keep their home decor stylish and trendy.

Wrapping Up
Trends are all about how things are perceived by general public. On one hand, sometimes even an out-of-the-box idea fails to impress people, while on the other, simple becomes a viral trend. The latest lifestyle trends listed in this blog some of which are very basic have definitely ruled India in 2016 and offers something to carry forward in 2017. In case we miss out some trends, let us know in comments.