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Swirling style

Spring-feel dresses, flowy skirts and summer colours were the rage on runway on day 5 of the Lakme Fashion Week.

fashion and trends Updated: Mar 17, 2011 00:16 IST

Lakme Fashion Week, Mumbai, March 11-15: Spring-feel dresses, flowy skirts and summer colours were the rage on runway

Designer: Harangad Singh
Age: 25
Known for: Maxis

The collection: Harangad Singh presented few really nice pieces in the western wear line in both muted and brighter hues. Elegant embroidery and crystals with pleats, cowls and 3D drapes were seen on the runway

Designer: Abdul Haldar
Age: 28
Known for: Wearable fashion

The collection: Abdul’s collection was very wearable, practical and apt for holiday season. Slinky dresses, jumpsuits and blouses in fabrics like lycra, viscose satin and metallic embellishments looked interesting.

Designer: Pallavi Mohan
Age: 29
Known for: Spring dresses

The collection: Not So Serious by Pallavi Mohan this time was more controlled and had a 'girlie' feel to it with a few pieces looking really pretty. Inspired by the Victorian era denim dresses, ruffled blouses, frilled dresses added to the spring mood.

Designer: Vijay Balhara
Age: 33
Known for: Flowy skirts

The collection: This model-turned-fashion designer presented some nicely made garments. The high swirl skirts got the attention of guests

Designer: Lina Tipnis
Age: 45
Known for: Cocktail dresses

The collection: The interesting collection included western silhouettes. There were prints, sculpted sleeves, embroidery in necklace form on dresses that made the collection look glam

Designer: Rohan Arora
Known for: Funky footwear

The collection: Rohan’s footwear collection was worth all the attention. Round drum heels, thong slippers, colourful gladiators and laced shoes looked experimental.

Bipasha BasuMore goss from the front row

New kid on the block
The LFW this season was a great platform for new entrants to be seen. Actor Zoa Morani who’s all set to debut with SRK was seen walking the ramp on the last day of Lakme Fashion Week for designer Pallavi Mohan.

Some glam
Former Miss India Sarah Jane Dias walked the ramp for SatyaPaul. She looked stunning in a deep red ruffled lehenga and corset, encrusted with crystals

Trying her luck
Ram Gopal Verma’s find Nisha Kothari atleast managed to grab a showstopper slot for designer Abhishek Dutta's show. Low on work, Nisha looked good but there were no takers for her poses

Celeb spotting
Though the Bollywood A-listers stayed away from the ramp. Actor Bipasha Basu, Suzzanne Roshan Khan, jewellery designer Farah Khan came to attend Gauri Nainika’s grand finale show.