LFW's plus size model auditions saw over 300 aspirants.
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
Last year, Lakme Fashion Week organised a plus-size model auditions for the very first time.
Given its success, this year the second edition of the auditions was held at St Regis Mumbai.
The winners will get a chance to walk for the second edition of India's plus size fashion show at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017.
Take a look at behind-the-scenes pics from the auditions.
Welcome to the Lakme Fashion Week plus size auditions! A model holds up her registration ID in her henna-clad hands.
Auditions are the time to bring out your stylish best and no one wants to cut any corners.
Models wait for the auditions to begin.
To make the best use of their time, some aspirants got busy doing their make up.
Who's nervous? Not me definitely! :)
An aspiring model quickly retouches her make up before the auditions begin.
Nervous about the auditions? Well, we guess a loved one is just a call away.
The auditions also gave people a chance to bond and share their stories.
This young man's got swag!
If you got the moves, flaunt it. A contestant does a gig onstage much to the amusement of the judges.
Age no bar. An aspiring model embraces a traditional look for the auditions.
Not afraid to flaunt their curves, these participants walked the ramp with confidence.
Curvy is the new skinny...all you need is loads of confidence. Hats off to this young woman for carrying off that dress with such confidence.
Aspiring models bond with each other as they anxiously wait for the results.
The winners pose with the judges.