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IMAGES: Sonakshi, Saif and more ramp stunners!

Last updated on: September 14, 2012 19:56 IST

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Designs by Jyotsna Tiwari and Narendra Kumar Ahmed were showcased on Day Two of the Aamby Valley India Bridal Fashion Week in Mumbai yesterday. Photographs: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com

Luxurious offerings by designers Jyotsna Tiwari and Narendra Kumar Ahmed glided down the runway on the second day of Bridal Week, currently underway in Mumbai.

Tiwari's 'Mystical Romance', a collection of pre-draped saris, anarkalis, lehengas and some fusion pieces kicked off the proceedings; Miss India 2011 and event ambassador Ankita Shorey was seen first, wearing a white net and silk layered one-shoulder gown with gold zari work.


Image: Ankita Shorey for Jyotsna Tiwari
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com

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Next up was this royal blue chiffon and crepe number, with gold bodice.


Image: A Jyotsna Tiwari creation
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com
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Sucheta Sharma looked radiant in a yellow tulle ghagra and lace dupatta, set off by a sparkling contrast choli.


Image: Sucheta Sharma for Jyotsna Tiwari
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Posing in a fuschia sari gown, Anjali Lavania was a picture of cocktail elegance.


Image: Anjali Lavania for Jyotsna Tiwari
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Traditional red came to the fore with Alesia Raut strutting her stuff in a striking red lehenga.


Image: Alesia Raut for Jyotsna Tiwari
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The designer offered up several unique creations like this orange drape with a rich velour jacket choli -- note how the pallav is draped from inside of it instead of conventionally.


Image: A Jyotsna Tiwari creation
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Rich yellow silk embroidered with gold makes a statement.


Image: A Jyotsna Tiwari creation
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Tiwari shifts to the churidaar-kameez with this vibrant affair, set off by a netted neckline.


Image: A Jyotsna Tiwari creation
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Nethra Raghuraman oozes perfection in this gorgeous white and red emsemble.


Image: Nethra Raghuraman for Jyotsna Tiwari
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Diva Dhawan is ravishing in this red cascading ghagra, set off by a bordered dupatta and blouse.


Image: Diva Dhawan for Jyotsna Tiwari
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Another breathtaking design featuring traditional cuts and colours is seen on Kavita Kharayat.


Image: Kavita Kharayat for Jyotsna Tiwari
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Rachel Bayros offers another dose of ethnic elan in this beautiful bridal, rich with embroidery.


Image: Rachel Bayros for Jyotsna Tiwari
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com

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All eyes are on Sonakshi Sinha as she takes to the runway in the showstopping creation, which is nothing if not opulent.


Image: Sonakshi Sinha for Jyotsna Tiwari
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com

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The designer's line is showcased in its entirety as the show draws to a close.


Image: Jyotsna Tiwari creations
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And finally, Tiwari steps out alongside her celebrity muse to bask in the adulation.

But don't go away yet -- there's was a lot more ramp action at the Aamby Valley India Bridal Fashion Week!


Image: Sonakshi Sinha and Jyotsna Tiwari
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com

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Saif Ali Khan put in a surprise appearance between the showings, looking dapper in a white jacket and pants. The actor was performing brand ambassador duties and made quite an entrance, accompanied by fireworks and models dancing to peppy music.


Image: Saif Ali Khan
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Narendra Kumar Ahmed showcased his collection next, inspired by classical ballet traditions as well as the Russian classical music of esteemed composer Sergei Rachmaninoff.

It's worth noting that this is the designer's first-ever bridal line and he didn't disappoint, presenting beautiful ethnic creations for both women and men.

Sucheta Sharma opened the show in this champagne and gold ensemble, a delicate tulle underlay setting off its front-fastening choli and tasteful embroidery.


Image: Sucheta Sharma for Narendra Kumar Ahmed
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com

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Namit Khanna stepped out in this intricate kurta, teamed with a black jacket for men.


Image: Namit Khanna for Narendra Kumar Ahmed
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This rich corset and pebble-sequinned sari took everyone's breath away.


Image: A Narendra Kumar Ahmed creation
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Sparkling florals took centrestage with this gorgeous printed fusion piece.


Image: A Narendra Kumar Ahmed creation
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It was all about lovely lemon lace with this two-layered empire-waisted outfit.


Image: A Narendra Kumar Ahmed creation
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Anchal Kumar looks demure and delicate in a long, regal ethnic jacket.


Image: Anchal Kumar for Narendra Kumar Ahmed
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Freddy Daruwala models a dashing off-white sherwani with both embossed and sequinned patterns.


Image: Freddy Daruwala for Narendra Kumar Ahmed
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Amazing aqua tones are carried off in style by Surelee Joseph -- and don't miss that the pallav is tucked into the blouse once more. Are we looking at a new trend, perhaps?


Image: Surelee Joseph for Narendra Kumar Ahmed
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Nethra Raghuraman is a strapless stunner in this flowing red gown.


Image: Nethra Raghuraman for Narendra Kumar Ahmed
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It's not often one sees a red sherwani, but Nari executes this one amazingly well.


Image: A Narendra Kumar Ahmed creation
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant/Rediff.com
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For those who don't like to flash the flesh, Shruti Agarwal shows off a pretty ghagra and jacket combo.


Image: Shruti Agarwal for Narendra Kumar Ahmed
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This three-tiered affair in deep maroon and red will ensure that all eyes remain on the bride.


Image: A Narendra Kumar Ahmed creation
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Rachel Bayros presents the last outfit from the line, a very traditional lehenga.


Image: Rachel Bayros for Narendra Kumar Ahmed
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Nari's muses take one final turn together before sailing back into the wings.


Image: Narendra Kumar Ahmed creations
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