Their unique geography and the wide variety of plant and animal types they have also can be highly influential in their designs, along with the designs of those in fashion from other nations. The Bengal tiger, the Indian elephant, and their many colorful birds for instance, are often inspirations for designers. Marc Jacobs has many articles inspired by tigers in his line Marc by Marc Jacobs, for example.
Many of the trends of using these kinds of patterns, colors, and textures not only have been inspired by India in Western or other Eastern designs, but actually were originally used in Indian design. For these designers, going back to their roots, in a sense, especially in a place as magical as India, can be highly beneficial. There is both an element of luxury and simplicity in India that is hard to find anywhere else.