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PIX: Peek-a-boo dresses, cute purses!

Last updated on: August 21, 2011 19:13 IST

PIX: Peek-a-boo dresses, cute purses!

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We bring you a round-up of showings by Sabah Khan, Sougat Paul and more!

The first half of Day Five at Lakme saw plenty of pretty outfits with cut-away detailing and accessories galore. Here are the best runway picks from 'SOUP' by Sougat Paul, Nimish Shah's label 'Shift', Rohan Arora, Shagufta Quamar, Atithi Gupta and 'Sabashe' by Sabah Khan.

We start off with Sougat Paul's offerings from label SOUP -- his latest line is inspired by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's movies and incorporated themes like style, drama and colour. Seen here is a pretty evening dress in steely grey.


Image: A Sougat Paul creation
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Textured tantaliser

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A sexy little mini makes its way out next, with blue texturing against a white background.


Image: A Sougat Paul creation
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Cocktail class

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The designer offers up a classy plunging number with gathered waist and delicate ruffles cascading down.


Image: A Sougat Paul creation
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Black beauty

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Candice Pinto looks stunning in this one-sided ribbed affair.


Image: Candice Pinto for Sougat Paul
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Fancy threads

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One of Paul's final entries is modelled by Nicole Faria -- a black lace-lined beige silk bustier that moves into a woven skirt.


Image: Nicole Faria for Sougat Paul
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Spiritual accessories

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Handbag designer Shagufta Quamar worked around the theme of spirituality for her latest collection -- 'Moksha: The Pursuit of Inner Peace' consisted of earthy tones and prints of the Buddha and Krishna on carry-alls.


Image: A Shagufta Quamar creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Lotus look

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The lotus is a Buddhist symbol and is incorporated into this cute round purse.


Image: A Shagufta Quamar creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Mystic messenger

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Featuring a mysterious hand bathed in light, this messenger is sure to pull off any boho outfit.


Image: A Shagufta Quamar creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Serene style

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And finally, this blue tote features a golden image of the Buddha.


Image: A Shagufta Quamar creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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The beautiful female form

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Called 'Side-an' (which translates as 'the beautiful female form' in Irish), Atithi Gupta's new collection targets the stylish global woman. Seen here is a unique cut-away jumpsuit featuring pleated crops.


Image: An Atithi Gupta creation
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Easygoing drape

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Alesia Raut models an easygoing drape dress with pleating detail and sparkling touches.


Image: Alesia Raut for Atithi Gupta
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Sheer oomph

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With a plunging sheer neckline, this sexy rouched number makes quite a statement.


Image: An Atithi Gupta creation
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Wine tones

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Warm and rich, the wine-coloured tone of this asymmetrical outfit and its peek-a-boo neckline add up to a winner.


Image: An Atithi Gupta creation
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Mesmerise in black

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Gupta's piece-de-resistance, in rouched black with amazing cutwork, gets two thumbs-up.


Image: Nicole Faria for Atithi Gupta
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Paying tribute to tailors

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Sabah Khan's label Sabashe paid homage to the tailor. Called 'Darzi', eye-catching accessories like scissors, the needle and thread, sewing machines and hangers complemented the garments, which consisted of Indo-Western silhouettes. Seen here is Alesia Raut in a tiered green and ivory maxi with black border.


Image: Alesia Raut for Sabah Khan
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Burgundy flavour

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A pleated lehenga-like skirt and striped choli take to the runway.


Image: A Sabah Khan creation
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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The right balance

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Fluid and voluminous, a pair of funky salwaars set off a fitted tunic with exaggerated sleeves.


Image: A Sabah Khan creation
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Flirty femme

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Nicole looks lovely in this flirty green flaired number.


Image: Nicole Faria for Sabah Khan
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Sari stripes

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Surelee Joseph makes an entrance in a simple sari with striped detail, which winds down Khan's showing.


Image: Surelee Joseph for Sabah Khan
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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French influence

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Nimish Shah's label Shift presented a new line influenced by French filmmaker Jacques Tati. Casual, comfortable and chic, the garments had that hint of European sophistication to them, like this paisley dress.


Image: A Shift creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Of collars and pockets

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An interesting tunic shows off a contrast collar and front pockets.


Image: A Shift creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Urbane edge

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The designer combines a sophisticated jacket with a soft floral skirt.


Image: A Shift creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Ready for travel

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Complete with a carry-all, a simple beige number with floral print and sweater tied on is perfect for the travelling fashionista.


Image: A Shift creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Suspender story

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Tamara Moss channels old European charm with a pair of bermudas, suspenders and a sweater.


Image: Tamara Moss for Shift
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Fancyfree footwear

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Footwear designer Rohan Arora's collection consisted of handmade shoes with touches of glamour and quirky kitsch. Called 'Leela', the line featured everything from corduroy with block and screen prints to chicken-leg and sheepskin leather, pure satin for uppers and mahogany wood for heels. Seen here is a funky pair of men's lace-ups.


Image: A Rohan Arora creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Sophisticated heels

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For the ladies, we see a pair of becoming heels in pink and blue with cut-away panels.


Image: A Rohan Arora creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Beaded and bright

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This blue and red bead-lined pair will make you a real hotstepper!


Image: A Rohan Arora creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Wonderful wedges

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And finally, we have a pair of lovely multi-hued wedges worn by Tamara Moss that are nothing if not eye-catching.


Image: Tamara Moss for Rohan Arora
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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