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