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SUPER HOT: Mandira Bedi burns up the ramp

Last updated on: March 26, 2013 19:00 IST

SUPER HOT: Mandira Bedi burns up the ramp

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It was a riot of colours as three young designers showed on the final day of Lakme Fashion Week. Photographs: Uday Kuckian

The second show slot on the final day of the Lakme Fashion Week saw Pallavi Jaipur, Pooja Kapoor and Vijay Balhara showing their latest lines.

Pallavi Jaipur began with her collection, Buzzar inspired from the busy shopping streets of Jaipur, her hometown. Here Candice Pinto walks the ramp in a dreamy outfit.

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Image: Candice Pinto
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Cape trend

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Cape dresses and gowns seem to be back in business. Seen here is Sucheta Sharma walking the ramp in a bright orange coloured one with a block print cape.


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Couture beading

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Every designs in Pallavi's copllection is said to be symbolic of the streets of the Bazaar.

This sari is part of the collection that seems to emblematise the Johari Bazaar where one finds bangles and meenakari work and beads.


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Sunshine yellow

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The Haldiyon Ka Rasta (in Johari Bazaar, Jaipur) finds expression in this bright yellow dress worn by Shweta Doli.


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Plenty of razzle dazzle

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Mandira Bedi seems to be carrying the entire bazaar on her skirts as she closes the show for the young designer.


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The designer with the showstopper

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Pallavi Jaipur takes a bow alongside her sexy showstopper.


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Pooja Kapoor's 'warrior-priestess'

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Pooja Kapoor's womenswear line paid tribute to the 'warrior-priestess', a woman who in her own words 'strives to use fierce grace in her battle for truth and higher consciousness'. It is thus that we see an almost ancient Roman silhouette in this first outfit.


Image: Archana Akil Kumar
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Striped beauty

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Kapoor worked only with whites and yellows. Rikee Chatterjee walks the ramp in an off-shoulder striped yellow dress.


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White drape

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A white sari simply draped appears on the ramp modelled by the pretty Reha Sukheja.


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Raising the hemline

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Next up we have Kavita Kharayat in a cute yellow mini that had us going weak in our knees.


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Asymmetric fashion

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Finally Manasvi Mamgai walks the ramp in a bright yellow but rather plain-looking dress.


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Exotic yellow!

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Looking pretty as a petal, designer Pooja Kapoor takes a bow at the end of the show.


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Vijay Balhara's 'In coversation with stones'

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Designer Vijay Balhara showed his womenswear line at the Lakme Fashion Week.

Called 'In conversation with stones' the collection was a tribute of sorts to the two cities he lived in -- Mumbai and Delhi.


Image: Sucheta Sharma
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Heritage inspired

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The collection sought inspiration from the ornamental tiles and marble inlay artwork in the heritage buildings in the two cities.


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Silk shine

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The colour palette of the lines comprised olive, jade green, bright coral pink and purple in fabrics such as dupioni silk, linen, chanderi, crepe, net and tulle.


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Yawn worthy

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The stunning Kavita Kharayat walks the ramp in one of Balhara's gowns sporting an eye patch.


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Stitch art

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The embroidery techniques of Zardosi and dabka along with Nakshi and cut dana work also made their way on the runway.


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The designer takes a bow

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Vijay Balhara takes a bow at the end of the show.


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