Major international contests for women include the yearly Miss World competition, Miss Universe, Miss International and Miss Earth. These are considered the "Big Four" pageants, the four largest and most famous international beauty contests. Many people think that beauty contests only judge physical appearances, but that is only part of it. These contests also require the girls to demonstrate their talents and prove that they know something about the world around them. It also allows women to achieve scholarships and discover self-confidence and create bigger futures.
|Indian Fashion Industry|
|Size of the Industry||Net worth of ₹1000 crore|
|Geographical Distribution||All the major metropolitan cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Pune|
|Output per Annum||Approximations, the total market in India is calculated to be about ₹20,000 crore|
|Percentage in World Market||Indian Fashion Industry accounts for barely 0.2% of the international industry's Net Worth|
Total Contribution to the Economy / Sales Indian Fashion Industry
In an analysis of ASSOCHAM on "Indian Fashion Industry", it was further revealed that the Indian fashion industry accounts for barely 0.2 % of the international industry's net worth. Currently the market for designer wear is worth about ₹1,62,900 crore and growing at 9.5 % every year.
As per the estimates, Indian designer wear commands a category engagement of 66 % for male customers and 57 % for female customers. The category engagement in western designer wear is 5%. The per capita per annum on designer wear for men amounts up to ₹48,627 and ₹56,271 for women.
More jobs are created through these contests, such as: setup workers, trainers, models, judges, makeup workers, and, of course, the beautiful young ladies. The audience will spend their cash for entertainment, which increase the economy in the end. Fashion in India has become a growing industry with international events such as the India Fashion Week and annual shows by fashion designers in the major cities of India. The victories of a number of Indian beauty queens in International events such as the Miss World and Miss Universe contests have also made Indian models recognized worldwide. Fashion designers such as Ritu Kumar, Ritu Beri, Rohit Bal, Rina Dhaka, Muzaffar Ali, Satya Paul, Abraham and Thakore, Tarun Tahiliani, JJ Valaya and Manish Malhotra are some of the well known fashion designers in India.