LFW Highlights: Day 2

Each year Lakme Fashion Week pays tribute to the Indian Textiles – with an entire day of designers showcasing some of the most celebrated fabrics and the rarest. Here’s our roundup from day two.

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Anavila Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Anavila Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Anavila
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Linen lineage: Anavila’s ode to linen saree’s was an ethereal sight to see – the models looked divine in the soft earthy tones and unconventional drapes. We love the sheer simplicity of the long saree blouses and shorter pallus. The chequered saree has our hearts set on it.

Mayank & Shraddha Nigam Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Mayank & Shraddha Nigam
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Mayank & Shraddha Nigam Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Mayank & Shraddha Nigam
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Chauraha: Mayank and Shraddha Nigam presented their collection with an interesting choice of fabrics, dhonekali and gamcha – the looks spoke of a rustic yet modern feel. Don’t you just love a modern villager?!

Vrisa by Rahul and Shikha Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Vrisa by Rahul and Shikha
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Vrisa by Rahul and Shikha Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Vrisa by Rahul and Shikha
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A colourful delight: ‘Samarkand’, the cross road of culture, a city in Uzbekistan, served as the inspiration for Rahul and Shikha’s collection for Vrisa. Silks celebrated in colourful hues teamed with rustic silver jewellery and mojris – we loved the playful spirit of these looks.

Anand Bhushan's Mulmul creation Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Anand Bhushan’s Mulmul creation
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Anupamaa Dayal's Mulmul creation Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Anupamaa Dayal’s Mulmul creation
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Hemant & Nandita's Mulmul creation Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Hemant & Nandita’s Mulmul creation
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Mesmerised by Mul-magic: Harper’s Bazaar curated a feast for our eyes with eight designers and their spin on the forgotten fabric, mulmul! We loved Anand Bhushan’s houndstooth detail, Hemant and Nandita’s colourful twin set and Anupamaa Dayal’s fresh summery print. Who knew mulmul could be so versatile?

Sarah Jane Dias singing to the tunes of Beyonce at the Killer show Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Sarah Jane Dias singing to the tunes of Beyonce at the Killer show
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Celebrating Menswear: Team Stylecracker was proud to be a associated with Lakme Fashion Week as our stylists took to the Jabond Stage by styling the looks for the Easies and Killer show – a gang of dapper dudes strutting their stuff with Sarah Jane Dias singing Beyoncé tunes for the Killer show, we couldn’t be more proud!

Easies, styled by team SC Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Easies, styled by team SC
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The suave gentlemen at Easies, styled by team SC Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
The suave gentlemen at Easies, styled by team SC
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The boys at Killer, styled by team SC Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
The boys at Killer, styled by team SC
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The fabulous day came to a close with Raghavendra Rathore showcasing his prêt line for Men and Riteish Deshmukh closing the show for him, it was a classy affair full of bandhgalas and breeches!

Raghuvendra Rathore Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Raghavendra Rathore
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Raghavendra Rathore Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Raghavendra Rathore
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Riteish Deshmukh closing the show at Raghavendra Rathore Photo Courtesy: Lakme Fashion Week
Riteish Deshmukh and Raghavendra Rathore taking a bow
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Stay tuned for more runway highlights from day three!

 

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