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Kallol Datta: Shocking, profanity-tinged inspirations

Last updated on: September 22, 2009 

Kallol Datta: Shocking, profanity-tinged inspirations

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On Day Five of the LFW, designer Kallol Datta stuck to his preference for the morbid and the shocking. Showcasing his latest collection, Avante Garde F***, which was inspired by infestation, tumours, landmines and bullet wounds (!), here's a glimpse of what took to the runway.

Commencing the show was Surelee Joseph in this calico antifit tunic.


Photographs: Sanjay Sawant
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A statement about landmines

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Note how some of the stick figures printed all over the dress is missing half a leg -- that is the designer's silent statement against landmines.


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Bulky yellow

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Next we have this yellow dragonfly print drape, worn over a black bodysuit and leggings.


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Thinking pink

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Lightly panelled and pink, this shifty number is simple and relaxed.


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Couture clash

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Blue, black and pasty beige come together in an emsemble that defies definition.


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Sack flack

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Candice Pinto struts her stuff in a sack dress bearing the designer's by now trademark print.


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Abstract with attitude

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Straight and wide cuts are the mainstay of the collection, as is apparent from this abstract number.


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Fuse with the blues

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We see a repeat in blue, this time with a V-neck.


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Troubled vision

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Surelee steps out once more in a number called 'Troubled Vision' -- maybe that's why the hues fade into each other and it's all so hazy!


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On his toes

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Colourful Kallol steps out for just a quick wave before flitting back into the wings, like his dragonflies.


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