After Indian cuisine, films and fashion, it is the 'Made In India' footwear that has caught the fancy of the fair skinned who are swapping their high-heels and pointy shoes with comfy open sandals, juttis, kolhapuris and bejewelled slip-ons.
Indian footwear is becoming the prime fashion pick abroad.
The growth of the flat has to do with the fact that Kate Moss, Sienna Miller, Mischa Barton, Kirsten Dunst and Lindsay Lohan practically live in theirs.
Flats have become a rage as they let the feet breathe in the spring air. It is a typical case of Indian practicality meeting Western street chic.
Kashmiri and Punjabi jutties, studded, embroidered and bejewelled, both closed and flip-flop are generally priced between $80 to $300.