The wealthy Parsis of Western India were among the first to adopt Western-style

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The wealthy Parsis of Western India were among the first to adopt Western-style clothing. Baggy trousers and the phenta (or hat) were added to long collarless coats, with boots and a walking stick to complete the look of the gentleman. To some, Western clothes were a sign of modernity and progress. Western-style clothing was also especially attractive to groups of Dalit converts to Christianity who now found it liberating.
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(a) Who were first to adopt Western style of clothing in India?
(b) Describe the costume adopted by Indians by the Western impact.
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(a) Wealthy Parsis of Western India were among the first to adopt Western-style of clothing.
(b) Baggy trousers and the phenta (or hat) were added to long collarless coats, with boots and a walking stick to complete the look of the gentleman.
© Impact of Westernisation on Indian dressing style is found here.