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Fashion Week: Indian womenswear -- inspired by menswear!

Last updated on: August 6, 2012 18:30 IST

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Here's a look at designer Tanya Sharma's latest offerings from her label GaGa, showcased on the fourth day of the LFW. Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

Tanya Sharma explored fusion of a different kind when it came to her latest collection presented at Lakme Fashion Week.

Inspired by the achkan (ethnic jacket) and tuxedo, she combined them with men's streetwear and traditional ethnic garments to create a unique look for women -- and the end results were rather interesting.

We start off with Alesia Raut in a black tux-collared shirt that moves into a transparent sheath, worn over bright shorts.

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Image: Alesia Raut for Tanya Sharma
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

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Next we see Hemangi Pate in a black net maxi skirt, ending in a broad ethnic orange and blue border.


Image: Hemangi Pate for Tanya Sharma
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

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Using net as the constant, the designer showcased a series of fusion garments that incorporated Indian motifs and men's fabrics and cuts like you see here.


Image: Tanya Sharma creations
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Moving from corporate-chic on the bust to cocktail vibrancy below, this dress is a study in contrasts.


Image: A Tanya Sharma creation
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Quirky but cool, a black jumpsuit with net insets on the legs takes to the runway.


Image: A Tanya Sharma creation
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From coat-tails down the front instead of the back, to a sari blouse and an unusual tulle-edged coat, the tux makes a subtle appearance on all these creations.


Image: A Tanya Sharma creation
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Tanya Sharma gives Deepti Gujral a hug as her showing comes to a close.


Image: Deepti Gujral and Tanya Sharma
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