Dries Van Noten’s luxurious 2022 spring-summer collection drew on his impression of visiting Kolkata just after Holi and seeing splashes of colour in unexpected places.These are just a handful of the instances of India’s impact on global style. Anthropologist and fashion scholar Phyllida Jay’s Inspired By India: How India Transformed Global Design (Roli Books) is a compendium of clothes, textiles, jewellery, material objects, photography, paintings and other visual cues that reveal the vast influence of Indian textiles, craft and culture on the biggest influencers of global style.