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He just lived the dream of EVERY boy who grew up in the '80s

Last updated on: September 08, 2017 17:01 IST

Dressing '80s pinup icon Brooke Shields and all the other hotness from Sachin & Babi's New York Fashion Week show.

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Sachin Ahluwalia with Brooke Shields

Yes, that is '80s pinup icon Brooke Shields!
Fashion designer Babi Ahluwalia (right) helped the actress with her outfit backstage before the Sachin & Babi show at the New York Fashion Week on September 7, 2017.
Photograph: Mireya Acierto/Getty Images.

 

Sachin & Babi New York Fashion Week 2017 - Spring-Summer 2018

For Spring/Summer 2018, Sachin & Babi journeyed to Istanbul's Grand Bazaar -- 'a crossroads of history, cultures and modern trade,' in their words.
Photograph: J P Yim/Getty Images.

 

Sachin & Babi New York Fashion Week 2017 - Spring-Summer 2018

They were inspired by the Middle Eastern market's captivating energy as well as French fashion muse, Loulou de la Falaise's, eclectic bohemian spirit.
Photograph: JP Yim/Getty Images.

 

Sachin & Babi New York Fashion Week 2017 - Spring-Summer 2018

The pieces, they said, 'combine classic evening wear elements such as tulle, silks and sequins with unexpected colors and graphic Ottoman textiles.'
Photograph: JP Yim/Getty Images.

 

Sachin & Babi New York Fashion Week 2017 - Spring-Summer 2018

Determined to maintain cultural integrity, Sachin & Babi sourced original fabrics from Turkish artisans and enlisted a local manufacturer to create this season's shoes.
Photograph: JP Yim/Getty Images.

 

Sachin & Babi New York Fashion Week 2017 - Spring-Summer 2018

Their goal: 'To indulge your senses with vibrant tapestries, rich textures and bold spices.'
Photograph: JP Yim/Getty Images.

 

Sachin & Babi New York Fashion Week 2017 - Spring-Summer 2018

According to Vogue, Sachin & Babi's biggest success in this collection was the use of sequins.
'In today's image-heavy world, nothing stands out like a woman with a full body of glittering paillettes.'
Photographs: JP Yim/Getty Images.

 

Sachin & Babi New York Fashion Week 2017 - Spring-Summer 2018

WWD loved the tassles: Infused with an ethnic feel [they] added a charming touch to a range of fluid pieces.'
Photograph: JP Yim/Getty Images.

 

Sachin & Babi New York Fashion Week 2017 - Spring-Summer 2018

WWD added, 'The well-executed lineup offered a wide range of versatile, chic occasion attires, which felt perfect for a hip cocktail party in New York, a gala in Istanbul or a wedding party in Mumbai.'
Photograph: JP Yim/Getty Images.

 

Sachin Ahluwalia with Brooke Shields

Designers Babi and Sachin Ahluwalia take the traditional bow.
Photograph: JP Yim/Getty Images.

 

Sachin Ahluwalia with Brooke Shields

Oh, and Brooke Shields? She approved :)
But like us, Vogue had one request for the next season: 'Swap the waifish models with some who can carry off the brand's luxe and lively creations with the aplomb of Brooke Shields.'
Photograph: Mireya Acierto/Getty Images.
Rediff Get Ahead Bureau in New York