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Pix: The hottest models at fashion week

By Rediff Get Ahead Bureau
Last updated on: January 30, 2019 15:03 IST
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A transgender, a professional diver and a dusky beauty are among the hotties who'll walk the runway at LFW.

This year, Lakme Fashion Week introduced five new faces, some of who will make their debut at the fashion week.

Scroll down to find out why they made the cut.

Shweta Raaj

Shweta Raaj

Photograph: Kind courtesy Shweta Raaj/Instagram

The former Miss Commonwealth Asia Pacific 2016 from Kangra, Himachal Pradesh was 21 when she represented India at the global stage.

Daughter of an Army officer, she was one of the front runners in MTV India's Next Top Model 2017, a television reality show.

Besides modelling, she's also a tarot card reader.

Jayalakshmi P


Photograph: Kind courtesy Midhun Rxme/Jayalakshmi P/Instagram

The Kerala born beauty picked modelling much against the choice of her parents.

She moved to Pune, pursued shoots and went on to walk the ramp for Pune Times Fashion Week.

While she's excited to walk for Lakme, her biggest dream is to be a Victoria's Secret model.

Katerina Iovenko

Katerina Iovenko

Photograph: Kind courtesy Katerina Iovenko/Instagram

The international model is one of the most experienced talents to watch out for this season.

From Moscow to Belgium, France and China, Katerina has walked for some of the best and upcoming designers from across the world.

Her Asian features have made her a homegrown face for traditional Indian wear and contemporary labels.

Scarlet Raphael Achangadan

Scarlet Raphael Achangadan

Photograph: Kind courtesy Scarlet Rapahel/Instagram

This dusky Indian girl is not your typical runway model.

Before she made her mark in Lakme, she was featured in Harper's Bazaar magazine's November issue where she spoke about diversity, body positivity and freedom. 

Stacy Biano

Stacy Biano

Photograph: Kind courtesy Stacy Biano/Instagram

The Philippine beauty queen is an LGBTQ activist and a professional diver.

She worked in a BPO before she found her calling and became a model.

She was among the top 10 finalists in Miss International Queen 2016, an international transgender pageant held in Thailand.

FULL COVERAGE: Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019

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