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Look who's dancing on the ramp!

August 24, 2014 12:06 IST

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Padma Shri Astad Deboo that's who!

The internationally-renowned contemporary dancer collaborated with designers Monica Shah and Karishma Swali. And the results were divine!

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Image: Astad Deboo performs on the ramp at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/ Festive 2014.
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Exquisite cuts

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Monica and Karishma's design house, Jade turned to the temples of Hoysala for inspiration.

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Image: Model Alesia Raut in Jade by Monica Shah and Karishma Swali.
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Full of grace

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The designer duo rendered the beautiful painstaking carvings from Hoysala temples in Karnataka onto fabric.

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Image: Model Deepti Gujral in Jade by Monica Shah and Karishma Swali.
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Artisan chic

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Motifs such as these from the temple, stood out against a brightly-coloured fabrics such as this one.

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Image: Model Meenakshi Khari in Jade by Monica Shah and Karishma Swali.
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Royal silhouette

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The silhouettes were clean and simple and the star was the embroidery.

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Image: Model Anita Kumar in Jade by Monica Shah and Karishma Swali.
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Magnificent heritage

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Monica and Karishma brought to life some of the oldest architectural wonders and translated them into beautiful garments such as this one.

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Image: Model Archana Akhil Kumar in Jade by Monica Shah and Karishma Swali.
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Bridal beauty

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An ensemble that merged into Indo-western bridal wear was the short embroidered jacket with a dual layered lehenga that gave the entire collection a finished royal look.

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Image: Model Reha Sukheja in Jade by Monica Shah and Karishma Swali.
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At the end of the show, Astaad Deboo too walked down the runway with his young designer collaborators.

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Image: Astaad Deboo with designers Monica Shah and Karishma Swali.
Photographs: Uday Kuckian/ Rediff.com

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