Rediff.com's Rajesh Karkera pans his camera across the sprawling venue which will host the Lakme Fashion Week for the next five days.
The Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017 is hosted at Jio Gardens at Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai.
Scheduled February 1 to 5, the fashion extravaganza will bring together the best of talents from across the country on a single platform.
In its 18th year, 98 designers have put up their stalls and the organisers are expecting a turnout of 10,000 plus visitors this season.
Rajesh Karkera brings you an exclusive first look of the venue that will see all the action.
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IMAGE: Models, designers, buyers and fashion followers -- the show connects them all.
All photographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com
IMAGE: The organisers have aptly employed open areas and allocated air conditioned spaces for shows, designers and artists.
IMAGE: There is always room for a selfie.
IMAGE: With thousands of visitors, guests and media, the volunteers are going to have a field day until February 5.
IMAGE: Have you registered yet?
IMAGE: Security will be a huge task. And the guys dressed in black, like the one in the centre above, will brave the hot sun with a smile.
IMAGE: With back to back shows, there will be very little time to rest here.
IMAGE: Between luxe and affordable fashion, there will be some important social messages too!
IMAGE: Say hello to Edelmann PR team that will manage the show backstage and be on its toes all the time. Good luck, girls!