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Amy Jackson, Shaina NC , Ileana D’cruz make a grand stop at LFW final day

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A Sunday couldn’t have been any better than being a witness to fame and fad under one roof. Bollywood made a stop and eyed the sheer hard work of designers such as Neeta Lulla and Rahul Mishra who embedded the final day at Lakme Fashion Week 2016. The front row spotted stalwarts from various parts of the industry that included Juhi Chawla, Arshad Warsi, Vineet Jain, Sana Khan, and of course showstoppers who turned all eyes on them as they swirled on the ramp. Designers sported their creative couture alongside Amy Jackson, Ileana D’cruz and Shaina NC to name a few.

Garo by Priyangsu and Sweta

‘FEMMES di TAHITI’ the collection theme was inspired by native tahitian prints, colours and motifs. It incorporated the stunning natural beauty; beautiful floral landscapes and bohemian style of tahitian women with an eclectic French Polynesian flavour.


Model walks for Garo

Model walks for Garo

The talented actor, director & producer Divya Khosla Kumar walked for “Garo by Priyangsu and Sweta”. Divya was seen wearing floor length kalidar with patchwork and embroidery detailed peplum top with sharara.

Showstopper Divya Khosla Kumar for Garo with designers Priyangsu and Sweta at LFW SR 2016

Showstopper Divya Khosla Kumar for Garo with designers Priyangsu and Sweta at LFW SR 2016

Rimi Nayak

Rimi Nayak’s theme “Marionette” (French word for Puppet) narrated the journey of a woman who unshackles from a life of obligation and oppression.

Model walks for Rimi Nayak at LFW SR 2016

Model walks for Rimi Nayak at LFW SR 2016

Model walks for Rimi Nayak at LFW SR 16

Model walks for Rimi Nayak at LFW SR 16

Designer Rimi Nayak at LFW SR 2016

Designer Rimi Nayak at LFW SR 2016

The collection had a wide range of colour palette signifying the essence of both the struggle and the freedom. Cold white and ice blue provided a pure, calming effect to spectators.

Urvashi Joneja

It was a fluid, elegant and utterly feminine collection that Urvashi Joneja presented. She aptly called it ‘Vapor’ and explained the fluidity and elements of the theme with her light and airy silhouettes that wafted down the ramp.

Model walks for Urvashi Joneja at LFW SR 16

Model walks for Urvashi Joneja at LFW SR 16

Designer Urvashi Joneja at LFW SR 16

Designer Urvashi Joneja at LFW SR 16

Dhruv Vaish

Designer Dhruv Vaish showcased his Spring Summer Collection, Cerulean which is in line with the true sense of spring, bringing out newness and exuberance in the collection.  The clothes had an interesting and eclectic mix of fabrics – formal silks, casual denims and crisp cottons.

Model walks for Dhruv Vaish at LFW SR 16

Model walks for Dhruv Vaish at LFW SR 16

Designer Dhruv Vaish at LFW SR 16

Designer Dhruv Vaish at LFW SR 16

Neeta Lulla

The spell bounding designer Neeta Lulla had her collection inspired by cherry blossoms. She took efforts to bring out the summer bride with edgy silhouettes and androgyny that had been layered with lace and drapes.

Shaina NC was the showstopper who looked stunning in a black sari number by the magnificent designer.

Asa Kazingmei

Designer Asa Kazingmei brought a new perception to the ramp with the collection named ‘REPNOTIC’ where Mandana Karimi was seen walking the ramp for the designer.

The colours used were fresh and bright, with delicate details. The materials used were laces, nets with layer for fabric to give that texture and 3D look.

Mandana Karimi Walking for Asa Kazingmei

Asa Kazingmei and Mandana Karimi

Asa Kazingmei and Mandana Karimi

Rahul Misra

Rahul Mishra dazzled the audience with his fresh summer 2016 collection called “Knots of Love”.

Model walking for Rahul Mishra at LFW SR 2016

Model walking for Rahul Mishra at LFW SR 2016

The basis of a Rahul Mishra collection has always been textiles and the designer did not disappoint as he took the audience on a fabulous journey of intricate fabrics and Indian crafts.

When showstopper Ileana D’cruz glided on the ramp in a stunning blue hand embroidered silk floral gown with a dramatic cut-out back there was a hushed silence of admiration.

Showstopper Ileana D’Cruz Rahul Mishra at LFW SR 2016

Showstopper Ileana D'Cruz with models Rahul Mishra at LFW SR 2016

Showstopper Ileana D’Cruz with models Rahul Mishra at LFW SR 2016

Karn Malhotra

The “Siren Squad” by Karn Malhotra at Stage One during Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016 featured an eclectic mix of clothing that delighted the audience with its boldness and vibrancy.

Model walks for Karn Malhotra at LFW SR 2016

Model walks for Karn Malhotra at LFW SR 2016

Model walks for Karn Malhotra at LFW SR 16

Model walks for Karn Malhotra at LFW SR 16

The beautiful Amy Jackson, from the hit movie “Singh is Bling” looked gorgeous as she closed the show wearing a white, flared full length skirt with a thigh-high slit, teamed with a full-sleeved monochrome body-con sequinned striped top.

Showstopper Amy Jackson at LFW SR 2016

Showstopper Amy Jackson at LFW SR 2016

Designer Karn Malhotra with Showstopper Amy Jackson at LFW SR 16

Designer Karn Malhotra with Showstopper Amy Jackson at LFW SR 16