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Images: Gorgeous bridals on the runway

Last updated on: August 24, 2013 18:07 IST

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Anita Dongre closed Day 1 of Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2013 with a gorgeous collection titled Jaipur Bride 2013. Here are stunning images from the show.

Designer Anita Dongre’s Rajasthan-inspired collection portrayed the myriad moods of Anita’s bridal muse – Nayantara, who is a young, effervescent girl who challenges convention, yet loves all things traditional.

Seen here are models Erika Packard (left) and Archana Akhil Kumar in ethereal white creations.   


Photographs: Courtesy Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2013

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Delhi model Amit Ranjan walks the ramp for Dongre's classic and elegant menwear collection.


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The collection epitomised modern day feminity juxtaposed with a free-spirited adventurous soul. 

Models Anastasia Akhmejanova (left) and Sucheta Kumar catwalk for Anita Dongre.


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Former Miss India Kanishtha Dhankhar models a lovely white Anarkali.


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For a former beauty queen Parvathy Omanakuttan dazzles in this red creation.


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Dongre beautifully marries the timelessness of tradition with the simplicity of contemporary design.


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Manasvi Mamgai walks the ramp for Anita Dongre's Jaipur Bride collection.


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Models Anita Kumar and Krithika Babu in pretty pastels designed by Anita Dongre.


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Model Anastasia Akhmejanova walks the ramp in a bright pink Jaipuri print ensemble.


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Models Sony Kaur and Sucheta Kumar walked the ramp in pastel saris with gold embellishments.


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Pink and gold bridal lehengas were part of the designer's collection that was inspired by architectural splendour and detailing of the Jantar Mantar.


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Crafted from high quality monga silk, heavy linen, brocades, dupioni silk and kheta silk, the menswear collection was a smart mix of kurtas, bandhgalas, dhotis, shirts, trousers and bandis.

Models Erica Packard, Amit Ranjan and Parul Duggal show Anita Dongre creations.


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While models walked the runway resplendent in the myriad colours of the Jaipur Bride 2013, singer Sona Mohapatra performed her special set of songs- folk, thumris and Sufiana Kalam to complement the design aesthetics of Anita Dongre. 

 


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Anita Dongre, who celebrated a bold, modern and independent woman with her festive collection, takes a bow at the end of the show. 


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