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IN PICS: Seductive village belles walk the ramp!

Last updated on: March 4, 2012 18:50 IST

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Deepika Govind's show -- The woman in Blue Checks: Cauvery's Tale -- featured the forgotten art form of Ilkal checks

The traditional art form of Ilkal, a small town in Karnataka known for its saris, was brought to the stage by Deepika Govind on the third day of the Lakme Fashion Week.

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Checks have been a source of inspiration for Deepika because of their geometric precision; Kritika Babu walks the ramp in a draped sari.


Image: Kritika Babu in a Deepika Govind sari


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Giving the traditional fabric a contemporary cut, Deepika produced some very interesting outfits, like this one modeled by Candice Pinto





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Evelin Besters walks in a pair of dhoti-pants and a full-sleeved flared blouse.





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Preeti Dhata models an outfit by Deepika Govind





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The collection offered easy drapes captured in traditional Indian textiles experimenting with colours and patterns offering a stunning visual appeal.




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Sucheta Sharma is a vision in pink as she walks the ramp in a Deepika Govind outfit.





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The collection was heavy on colour -- at times a little over the top too -- even as it used cotton and silk quite extensively.




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Weaves from places as varied as Salem, Chettinad, Narayanpet and Kanchivaram among other places in South India found their way on the ramp thanks to Deepika Govind.

Kanishtha Dhankhar walks the ramp in one of her creations.





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Deepika Govind takes a bow





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