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Blue is the warmest colour

Last updated on: December 05, 2015 11:07 IST
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Bollywood's favourite designer showed that fashion has a heart too!

When Manish Malhotra decides to be different, he really goes all the way.

This time around, Manish – that creator of glitzy, gossamer outfits for our filmi lot – decides to walk a different line.

In association with the WEvolve campaign – which, incidentally, launches with his show – his collection focuses on challenging societal norms that lead to gender based violence.

A Manish Malhotra creation

Manish works his magic on traditional Parsi gara embroidery.

A Manish Malhotra creation

A sheer twist to the traditional off-shoulder.

A Manish Malhotra creation

The colours may not be romantic, but don’t miss the roses at the hem.

A Manish Malhotra creation

A collection that’s dominated by shades of blue gets a bright yellow zing.

A Manish Malhotra creation

What could have been a plain, simple sari gets a drastic makeover.

A Manish Malhotra creation

Could white and blue get more Manish? Two outfits that capture romance and lightness with the intention of conveying a sense of positivity and respite.

A Manish Malhotra creation

The bold touches of yellow reflect the promise of a bright future.

A Manish Malhotra creation

Manish’s doff to men includes bandgala jackets and long shirts in structured, easy styles.

A Manish Malhotra creation

On a serious note though, this is a cause worth supporting.

A Manish Malhotra creation

Now, here’s the Manish we are familiar with -- sexy silhouettes, gentle outlines, a glimpse of the midriff and the shoulder.

A Manish Malhotra creation

And here’s the USP of the collection -- intricate thread work that mirrored the traditional Parsi gara on soft, flowing fabrics.

Photographs: Courtesy Lakme Fashion Week

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