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PICS: Bipasha, Paris and more beach babes on the ramp!

Last updated on: December 3, 2012 19:48 IST

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Here's a glimpse of the beachwear and celebrities on the runway on the last two days of India Resort Fashion Week.

The sun set on Goa's resortwear extravaganza on December 1, and as part of our coverage we now bring you the highlights from days three and four (click here for ramp stills of Day One and Day Two).

Designers like Asmita Marwa, Rocky S and Narendra Kumar showcased their offerings, and there was quite a star presence too.

We start off with Babita Malkani's 'Neo-Pop Colour Tripping' collection, targeting 'colour crazy fashionistas'. Seen here is a psychedelic colourblock beach dress teamed with boy-shorts.


Image: A Babita Malkani creation
Photographs: Courtesy id8 Media Solutions

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Bright bikini tops, teamed with flowing cover-ups and sarongs formed the mainstay of the line.


Image: Babita Malkani creations
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Students from the Rachna Sansad School of Fashion and Textile offered up two distinct lines of resortwear.

This one, from the 'Neo Metric Collection', is inspired by the vibrancy of African culture.


Image: A creation from the Rachna Sansad School of Fashion and Textile
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On the other hand, their Tea Pot Collection revisited the charm of blue and white porcelain like this baggy jumpsuit.


Image: A creation from the Rachna Sansad School of Fashion and Textile
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Fatima Khan's 'Wildlife' suitably picked themes from the animal kingdom for various styles of swimwear ranging from tankinis to two-pieces.


Image: Fatima Khan creations
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The designer also offered up alluring beach wraps like the ones you see here.


Image: Fatima Khan creations
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Deepali Sontakkey's unusually named 'Dwardrobe' was unique but chic; seen here is a crop top that moves into a train and cute bubble-hem shorts.


Image: A Deepali Sontakkey creation
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We also found this well-tailored jumpsuit by Sontakkey extremely appealing.


Image: A Deepali Sontakkey creation
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These beautiful citrus-toned beach robes are the handiwork of veteran designer Narendra Kumar, whose 'Urban Resort' collection was all about fluid, flowing yet well-constructed silhouettes.


Image: Narendra Kumar creations
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Many outfits also reflected current trends like dip-dye, seen on these pleated shorts.


Image: A Narendra Kumar creation
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German-Indian model and actress Evelyn Sharma was Kumar's showstopper, wearing a striking lime and black floor-sweeping number.


Image: Evelyn Sharma for Narendra Kumar
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Designer Ken Ferns put an exclusively white red and blue line of clothing on the runway by the name 'Three Cheers'.

Here, a model poses in a mini batwing kaftan worn over a striped bikini.


Image: A Ken Ferns creation
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Ferns also had beachwear for men with the same colour scheme, like these floral shorts and shirt.


Image: A Ken Ferns creation
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One of the few designers at Resort Week to display cocktail ethnicwear, Shouger Merchant Doshi probably had fancier beach parties in mind.

Called 'To Goa with Love', her collection reflected the vibrant colours of the seaside and its sunsets, fusing Western and Indian silhouettes.


Image: A Shouger Merchant Doshi creation
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Brazilian model and actress Bruna Abdullah was her showstopper, gliding down the ramp in a ruffled, multi-hued lehenga with embroidered wrap, corset and dupatta.


Image: Bruna Abdullah for Shouger Merchant Doshi
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Duo Riddhi Siddhi presented their 'Waves of Temptation' line from label Mapxenca-RS, which also focused more on resort partywear.

Opening the show was this gold bustier with a sheer dull gold slit maxi skirt.


Image: A creation from MapxencaRS by Riddhi Siddhi
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A becoming slashed skirt gown revealed this detailed bodice and plenty of leg.


Image: A creation from MapxencaRS by Riddhi and Siddhi
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Inspired by Antalya, a beautiful town on the Turkish Riviera, Shruti Sancheti's collection of the same name had all the Sufi influences, colours, designs and cuts associated with that part of the world.

Sprays of paisley prints, Byzantine architectural embroidery and Greek/Roman drapes were the mainstay of the creations and many of them like this beach kaftan and mesh tank top revealed see-through detailing.


Image: Shruti Sancheti creations
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The designer also displayed alluring panelled gowns in royal shades of magenta and purple.


Image: Shruti Sancheti creations
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Elegance, style and drama were the effect twosome Anjalee and Arjun Kapoor were aiming at with their 'Mughal Opera' collection.

Beautiful Mughal and Jamavar prints and metallic embroidery were turned into an exotic collection of high waist skirts, ruffled tops, elegant shift dresses and draped gowns.


Image: Anjalee and Arjun Kapoor creations
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The Kapoors' muse was none other than Bipasha Basu, who looked like a million dollars in this gold moulded corset and lace gown with an ornate one-shoulder crystal motif.


Image: Bipasha Basu for Anjalee and Arjun Kapoor
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Asmita Marwa's 'Maya' collection at India Resort Fashion Week sought to capture the essence of the free-spirited global traveller.

Practical clothing in natural fabrics was the mainstay, embellished occasionally with sequins.


Image: An Asmita Marwa creation
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Marwa's boho edge, captured by various ensembles like this low-cut kurta, bikini and palazzo pants combination, definitely didn't go unnoticed.


Image: An Asmita Marwa creation
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Glamour, gold and glitz was what Rocky S' 'Rocky Star' line was all about.

Evelyn Sharma opened the show wearing this heavily sequinned hoodie and not much else.


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The designer's showstopper was top Paraguayan model and athlete Leryn Franco, who was positively stunning in this mermaid-style gown in layered net and sequins.


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Bed and bath brand Welspun was also a part of the proceedings, showcasing towel and linen collections innovatively as beach accessories and cover-ups.


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Actor Vidyut Jamwal was the showstopper for the label, strutting shirtless and with a towel slung around his neck.


Image: Vidyut Jamwal for Welspun
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The grand finale of the IRFW was aced by couturiers Falguni and Shane Peacock. Their luxury cruise wear, fashioned in their signature style, took everyone's breath away

Miss International Paraguay 2012 Nicole Huber steppedd out for the designers in this beautiful white gown with sheer fishtail skirt, while Paraguayan athlete and model Leryn Franco also put in a second appearance on the ramp, knocking our socks off in a hot feathered mini.


Image: Nicole Huber and (right) Leryn Franco for Falguni and Shane Peacock
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The swimwear for both men and women was heavily dominated by prints.


Image: Falguni and Shane Peacock creations
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And finally, the hype surrounding socialite Paris Hilton reached its climax as she took to the runway as the Peacocks' showstopper, wearing a dramatic white, blue and silver red carpet number.


Image: Paris Hilton for Falguni and Shane Peacock
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