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#GetTrendy: 12 looks you'll want to wear NOW!

Last updated on: September 01, 2016 13:00 IST
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Become an icon of culture and style with these beautiful fashion trends.

The Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2016 just got over.

And we have a dozen of hot trends you need to stock in your wardrobe right away.

Check out the latest styles spotted at the five-day long fashion fiesta.

1. Colour me BLACK

IMAGE: When in doubt, wear black. That's what was on the mind of most designers at LFW. 
From emerging to established designers, they all played with black to create snazzy ensembles.
Which one of these do you like? (left) New designer Esha Amiin's tutu frock, (centre) designer-duo Shantanu and Nikhil's embroidered off-shoulder jumpsuit with a red jacket, or (right) master couturier Sabyasachi Mukherjee's embellished maxi?

Photographs: (left) Kind courtesy Lakme Fashion Week/Facebook, (centre and right) Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

2. Sexy saris

Sony Kaur, Ilana Davies (right)

IMAGE: Chanderi, Kanjivaram, Benarasi, Nuni silk saris... name it and we saw all.
Add glam to your festive or bridal avatar with six yards of tradition.
Presenting Sony Kaur dressed in a Swati Vijaivargie sari with Gopashtami Pichwai painting from Nathdwara (left) and a gorgeous Kanjivaram silk sari from Santosh Parekh draped on Ilana Davies, a Canberra-born model who thinks the burkini ban is ridiculous.


Photographs: (left) Kind courtesy Lakme Fashion Week/Facebook, (right) Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

3. Pretty prints

Ritu Chauhan (right)

IMAGE: Ever thought of clashing prints together?
Boys can take inspiration from Ajay Kumar's printed jacket with wide lapels over a front cowl kurta, high waist trousers and a wrap shirt, and girls take a cue from (right) model Ritu Chauhan who donned a fully embroidered pantsuit from Architha Narayanam's collection.


Photographs: (left) Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com and Kind courtesy Lakme Fashion Week/Facebook

4. Monochrome magic

Sucheta Sharma (left)

IMAGE: The classic monochrome trend in aplomb and how! Easy-to-wear ethnic fashion as seen on (left) Sucheta Sharma and western silhouettes (right) from designer Ashish Soni's collection.
This white-black colour palette is sure to dominate the fashion scenes.


Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

5. Chic cropped tops

Mital Rannorey, Dayana Erappa, Edna Abigail

IMAGE: A statement in themselves, cropped tops can be worn with anything and everything.
Wear it over a pair of denims, skirts or even shorts.
What's your pick-- (left) Mitali Rannorey's one-shoulder cropped top by Ridhi Mehra, (centre) Dayana Erappa's blouse with power shoulders by Payal Singhal or (right) Edna Abigail's fringed one by Manish Malhotra?

Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

6. Hello homegrown textiles!

Sucheta Sharma, Dipti Sharma

IMAGE: Salute LFW! This season paid homage to homegrown textiles.
Blending Indian fabrics with various silhouettes and designing new-age ensembles were a treat to the eyes.
Sucheta Sharma sports a Runway Bicycle full-sleeve shirt and skirt (left), while Dipti Sharma puts on Sanjay Garg's silk separates.


Photographs: Kind courtesy Lakme Fashion Week/Instagram

7. Jazzy jackets

Hemangi Parte, Ilana Davies, Masha Cherniakovych Pais

IMAGE: Stripes, motifs or embroidery, patterns on jackets were seen in abundance. Choose the one that suits you best and you are good to go.

Photograph: (left and centre) Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com (right) Kind courtesy Lakme Fashion Week/Facebook

8. The sleeve story

Candice Pinto (right)

IMAGE: Sleeves can give a whole different look to your attire. Don't believe us?
Gen Next designers Sidhu Ji brought back the bishop sleeve (left), while Diming Rubu worked a breezy affair with bell sleeves. Which one do you like?


Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

9. WOW velvet!

Surilee Joseph, Hasleen Kaur

IMAGE: A game-changing look for most brides, velvets can never go out of fashion. So rich and luxe, this fabric lent a royal touch to Sabyasachi Mukherjee's embroidered mini worn by model Surelee Joseph (left) and Manish Malhotra's bridal lehengas that simply dropped our jaws.

Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com, left; Kind courtesy Hasleen Kaur/Instagram

10. Crafty capes

Aishwarya Sushmita, Prachi Desai

IMAGE: Want to feel like a super-woman? Wear chic capes.
Would you pick (left) Aishwarya Sushmita's Pranami Kalita dress with an earthy cape tied around the neck or (right) showstopper Prachi Desai's winged cape 
attached to her cold shoulder choli designed by Sonam and Paras Modi's label SVA?

Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

11. Fur fashion

Daljeet, Alina Tazhbayeva, Edna Abigail

IMAGE: Soft, fine fur is in vogue. With designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil bringing regimental fashion back to the closet for men (left), Sabyasachi Mukherjee presented a glamorous way to pair it up with heavily-embellished bridal gowns.
Wonder if the animal rights lobby has seen this yet!


Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

12. Man's world

IMAGE: Dear men, there were serious fashion goals for you too. From (left) Sikh military style dressing from yesteryears, to (right) modern silk kurta-pyjama-stole sets, you can go with.

Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

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