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Wow! Can't take eyes off Janhvi's dreamy gown

By Hitesh Harisinghani and Afsar Dayatar
Last updated on: February 12, 2020 10:33 IST
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As many as 31 designers showcased their special collections as Lakme Fashion Week celebrates 20 years.
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For a lot of Indian designers, the Lakme Fashion Week has been the ultimate career launcher.

From Masaba Gupta to Kunal Rawal, several popular designers who are now international icons, started their careers with Lakme's GenNext programme.

To celebrate LFW's 20th anniversary, 31 designers came together to put up a mega show at Jio Gardens in Mumbai on February 11.

And guess who turned showstopper?

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Janhvi Kapoor looked charming in a pastel lace gown with fine embroidery as she turned showstopper for designer Masaba Gupta who showcased her exquisite line.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: The colourful corals and marine life on the gown made her look like a sea princess.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: We bet, you cannot take your eyes off Janhvi and Masaba's showstopping outfit.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Janhvi was joined on stage by Vicky Kaushal who made his debut on the runway totally memorable. 

Want to see how the two looked on the ramp? Check out this video below:

 

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Vicky wore a black and white print buttoned kurta designed by Kunal Rawal which he smartly paired with a textured black jacket.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Both showstoppers shared some candid moments on the ramp.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Kunal Rawal looked mighty proud as he introduced his dapper showstopper.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Showstoppers Janhvi and Vicky are seen here with former gennext designers Nachiket Barve, Kunal Rawal and Rahul Mishra. 

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: The collection featured awe inspiring designs in black and white.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Each outfit was styled in layers, adding to the drama.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Like this asymmetrical layered dress with zari and black motifs.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Or this extravagant sari inspired creation with tassels and lace detailing.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: We also saw outfits with mirror work embroidery.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: And metallic ones like these.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Some of the designs were avant garde.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: The menswear line focussed on sustainability.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: But we also saw models amp up the outfits with colourful face masks.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: Here Archana Akhil Kumar is seen showcasing a chequered gown, but we are yet to figure out how the model wound her head around the striking neckline.

Janhvi Kapoor and Vicky Kaushal walk for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2020 in Mumbai

IMAGE: All the designers who were part of the show have come a long way since their first show at the fashion week and couldn't feel any less proud reminiscing their journey. They deserve all the love.

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