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8 times India wowed at the London Fashion Week

February 22, 2017 16:01 IST

Designers like Rocky S and Sidharth Sinha put India on the fashion map with their collections at the fashion week.

Just as the London Fashion Week came to a close, India was declared the winner of 'International Fashion Showcase Country Award.'

Thanks to the effort of five talented designers --- Karishma Shahani Khan, Ujjawal Dubey, Ragini Ahuja, Alan Alexander and Priyanka Ella Lorena Lama -- who created a sustainable fashion exhibition 'the Indian Pastoralists' to win the award.

Indian celebs and designers were in full attendance at the fashion week -- Rocky Star curated a fashion show which turned out to be a huge hit and the Mumbai-based designer was responsible for popularising the 'nude wedding dress' through his collection.  

Presenting a handful of noteworthy moments from the London Fashion Week. 

1. Sunny Leone graced the London Fashion Week

Sunny Leone

IMAGE: Sunny Leone was there with her husband Daniel Webber, right, and a friend, left, to attend Rocky Star's fashion show. Sunny sat in the front row and cheered loudly for the fashion designer.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Daniel Webber/Instagram

2. Rocky Star's amazing line

Rocky Star

IMAGE:  Designer Rocky S seen on the runway at the Rocky Star show. 
The Mumbai-based designer showcased his collection, Divine Rock at the London Fashion Week. 
Moving away from traditional wedding gowns, Rocky's creation was a combination of sheer and textured lace work, detailed embroidery and a matching sheer train. One of the favourites from his collection was the nude wedding dress, which was a rage online. 
This is the third time the designer showcased this collection at the London Fashion Week.
Photograph: Anthony Harvey/Getty Images

3. Designer Sidharth Sinha's wonderful and colourful collection

 Sidharth Sinha at London Fashion Week

IMAGE: Fashion designer Sidharth Sinha, right, and models backstage ahead of the N&S Gaia show at Fashion Scout during London Fashion Week Spring/Summer collections 2017.
The designer is best known for his use of upcycled and sustainable fabrics. This year, his collection boasted of luxurious exoticism, with outfits featuring soft folds and abstract applique details.
Photograph: Tristan Fewings/Getty Images

4. Huma's front row appearance

Huma Qureshi

IMAGE: Huma Qureshi was there to attend the Teatum Jones show, which was the opening show of the fashion week.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Huma Qureshi/Instagram

Huma Qureshi

IMAGE: Huma shared the front row with actor model Georgia May Foote, model and presenter Charlotte de Carle, a guest, singer songwriter Ella Eyre and DJ Zara Martin at the Teatum Jones show.
Photograph: John Phillips/Getty Images

5. Indian model Radhika Nair walked the ramp

Radhika

IMAGE: Model Radhika Nair walked the runway at the J W Anderson show. She was also spotted walking the ramp at the Mulberry England show.
Photograph: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images

6. The team that won the 'International Fashion Showcase Country Award'

Indian designers at London Fashion Week

IMAGE: Five designers including (l to r) Karishma Shahani Khan, Ujjawal Dubey, Ragini Ahuja, Alan Alexander and Priyanka Ella Lorena Lama (not in picture) were chosen as India's representatives at the International Fashion Showcase at the London Fashion Week.
Seen here are the designers with Anna Orsini from British Fashion Council, after winning the #IFS2017 award.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Lakme Fashion Week/Instagram

7. Taj Mahal on the ramp

India at lakme fashion week

IMAGE: An outfit at the INIFD-LST show with an outline of the Taj Mahal in India.
Photograph: John Phillips/Getty Images

8. Indian students from INIFD graced the runway

Designers at London Fashion Week

IMAGE: Two upcoming designers of International Institute of Fashion Designing, New Delhi walk the runway at the INIFD-LST show at Fashion Scout.
Photograph: John Phillips/Getty Images