Iconic Indian Ads: Amul Girl and Polkas

The girl with short hair, doe eyes and red cheeks strutting in a red polka dotted skirt appears fortnightly in newspapers and hoardings, commenting sometimes to others’ dismay whilst getting away with – “She is only a child.”

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SS17 in Delhi: Polkas

Street Style Delhi

Polka dots were a fashion favorite from the 1920’s to the 60’s.Whereas in the West, polka dotted dresses and tops were the general, the Indians embraced polka dots in the form of sarees and puffed sleeved alwaar-kameez. Fun, youthful sometimes even high fashion is how we visualise polka dots. They can’t help but make you smile!

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