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VOTE: Too much skinshow in Indian fashion?

Last updated on: August 19, 2011 19:18 IST

VOTE: Too much skinshow in Indian fashion?

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As outfits get bolder, we're wondering what Indian consumers think of the dare-to-bare trend.

Here are a few pics off the ramp at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week. Do you think they're a little too skimpy? Take our poll and let us know!

First up we have this cut-away gown from Jatin Varma, modelled by Tamara Moss -- and it cuts away a lot! Bare arms, hint of navel, thigh-high slit...


Image: Tamara Moss for Jatin Varma
Photographs: Genesis Burson-Marsteller
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Bare and backless

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This pompon-dotted backless top from Nachiket Barve is barely enough to cover one's modesty -- we've seen flower garlands that are bigger!


Image: A Nachiket Barve creation
Photographs: Genesis Burson-Marsteller
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See-through style

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We don't know what a beach cover-up was doing in a winter-festive collection, but this hot fushia one courtesy Nishka Lulla was both see-through and unbelievably mini!


Image: A Nishka Lulla creation
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani
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Bikini bride

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Speaking of beachwear, since when have bikini tops become part of Indian ethnicwear? Designer Parvesh Jai probably knows best!


Image: A Parvesh Jai creation
Photographs: Genesis Burson-Marsteller
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Taking the plunge

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If it's cleavage you're looking to show off, you may end up showing more than you intended in this Manjaree Jindal cocktail!


Image: A Manjaree Jindal creation
Photographs: Genesis Burson-Marsteller
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Ruffle things up

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On the other hand, if you have a taut tummy like Lisa Haydon, this super-short ruffled choli by Anita Dongre should be just up your alley. Sure to grab lots of eyeballs!


Image: Lisa Haydon for Anita Dongre
Photographs: Genesis Burson-Marsteller
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Clearly sheer

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Taking the sheer route with this number is Nachiket Barve once again -- that top leaves little to the imagination!


Image: A Nachiket Barve creation
Photographs: Uday Kuckian
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Mini to the max

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Just wondering, Jatin Varma -- how is a girl to sit down in this unbelievably short sequinned mini?


Image: A Jatin Varma creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Who needs a dupatta?

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Parvesh Jai left out the dupatta on this one, so Surelee Joseph could show off her toned bod. Perhaps a tad too much?


Image: Surelee Joseph for Parvesh Jai
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani
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Through and through

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When Anita Dongre offered up this ensemble as part of her Rajasthani bridal collection, it sure had us wondering which Rajasthani bride would wear a sheer blouse!


Image: An Anita Dongre creation
Photographs: Genesis Burson-Marsteller
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Inspired by beachwear?

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Certainly looks that way, if this purple bikini and maxi skirt by Pallavi Goenka are anything to go by!


Image: A Pallavi Goenka creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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Less is more

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And finally, here's another hot number from Manjaree Jindal, with a completely cut-away back.


Image: A Manjaree Jindal creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera
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