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PICS: Festive Indian fashion makes magic on the ramp!

Last updated on: August 3, 2012 20:51 IST

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Designer Payal Singhal offered up a range of Indianwear and fusion outfits on Day One of Lakme Fashion Week. Photographs: Uttam Ghosh

Known for her elegant feminine aesthetic with strong ethnic influences, Payal Singhal didn't disappoint at the LFW.

From everyday outfits to formal Indian ensembles, the collection offered up a little bit of everything.

We start off with this lovely olive and fuschia empire-waisted number, set off by a mang tikka and glass bangles.


Image: A Payal Singhal creation
Photographs: Uttam Ghosh

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The statuesque Kavita Kharayat struts her stuff in a blue satin blouse and glimmering champagne palazzo pants.


Image: Kavita Kharayat for Payal Singhal
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Mixing a vibrant striped print with rich embossed ethnic fabric, this swirling anarkali is both traditional and trendy.


Image: A Payal Singhal creation
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A dramatic pair of dhoti pants set off a bright mirrored kurti.


Image: A Payal Singhal creation
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Singhal's formal flair comes to the fore with this lovely lehenga and contrast choli.


Image: A Payal Singhal creation
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Exquisitely embroidered, a beige and gold threadwork jacket shows off ethnic craftsmanship at its best.


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The designer blends funky patterned pants slit up the calves with an ethereal ivory blouse.


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Fusion comes to the fore once more, with a sheer yellow asymmetric kurta flowing over a blue strapless jumpsuit.


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Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 5 contestants Shibani Dandekar and her choreographer Punit Pathak take to the runway in the showstopping ensembles.


Image: Shibani Dandekar and Punit Pathak
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Surrounded by her festive muses, Singhal soaks up the applause.


Image: Shibani Dandekar, Payal Singhal and Punit Pathak
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