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Khalid M Ansari, PTI
MUMBAI, July 23, 2003
"Ashima Leena showcased their collection in Waterbeds Sea beige, dull gold and ivory coastlines in a tone on tone effect. Lime green came from an Indonesian orchid framed for its striking colors and aphrodisiac quality. Appliqué is highlighted with miniature bamboos and ombre patches of silk to create a mix of spices -hues all within a single ensemble."


Inspiration: Orient and the spice route picking up along the way both modern and classic facts of the mystical east.

Silhouette: Salwar-suits, parallels, saris, kurtas and long flowing skirts.

Colors: Lime green, blue, turquoise, black and burgundy.

Fabrics: Chinese crepe, satins, georgettes, organza, silk and cottons.

Prints: Asymmetrical.

Accessories: Swarovski crystal studded bags, stylish multi-color stones and thematic beads.

Don't miss: Beauty accentuating sensual cuts.

Best look: Monk cloaks, martial artistry and Shaoilin tribal look.

Catwalk: Asha Kochhar and Vidyun Singh.

Beauty and Styling: Ambika Pillai.