Akshayalakshmi VR, Sruthi VR, Abinaya G, M Suresh Kumar
Indian is a country that is diverse in many aspects such as social, cultural, religious etc. and our custom also vary from each other. Traditionally the dress for Indian women devoid of caste, creed and culture is sari and salwar. Due to the westernization and modernization the Indian women started to wear western dress (modern dress includes except sari and salwar). The objective of the study is, to identify the mentality of the society towards women wearing western outfits, to identify if women are restricted to wear dresses of their own choices, to identify if women feel comfortable to wear that dresses. For this purpose the researcher collected data from 20people (10 male &10 female) they belong to 20 -30 years of age category from Rajiv Gandhi national institute of youth development Sriperumbudur, an institute for post graduate students.. The researchers used interview method for data collection. Seven questions to female and six questions to male were asked during the interview, content validity was done by two experts. It is a qualitative study. Findings of the study will be discussed in the full paper.