July 18 marks the start of the India Fashion Week 2003.

It will be a week of models, fabulous designs -- the best India has to offer. Some vital statistics: 58 designers. 48 models. 13 new faces.

Here are some of the new faces that will blaze the ramp.

The hottest model on the circuit, she claimed the auditions were an absolute breeze. "It was almost a formality," said this ex-Femina Miss India, who is looking forward to the buzz of the India Fashion Week. Gauhar will also soon debut in films.

The Pune-born model proudly shows off her solitaire. "I am engaged to [television anchor] Sajid Khan and we will be getting married soon."