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Photos: Backstage at Fashion Week

Last updated on: August 7, 2012 19:19 IST


Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

While Debarun and Vaishali S showcased their collection on Day 3 of Lakme Fashion Week, Rediff.com's Rajesh Karkera went backstage and returned with these images.

It is impossible to imagine the madness that unfolds behind the calm and serenity of a fashion show. Even as models walk the ramp in perfectly choreographed sequence, make-up artistes, hair stylists, designers themselves and of course the models are always, always rushing against time to make it look perfect for the people who are sitting along the ramp and the photographers who are waiting at the end of it.

Surelee Joseph gives herself some final finishing touches before she steps out in a Debarun creation.

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Photos: Backstage at Fashion Week


Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

Kanika Dev in an almost meditative moment before the mirror in the green room. It isn't unusual to find models taking just those precious few moments off before they step under the arclights.

Photos: Backstage at Fashion Week


Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

This is Jami Bulcraig's debut season here at the Lakme Fashion Week. Hair stylist Carl Sequeira helps her fix a gajra, moments before she walked for Vaishali S. Jami was the first model for Vaishali.

Photos: Backstage at Fashion Week


Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

Karlla Agne Da Silveira walked for Debarun on Day 3 Lakme Fashion Week. Here, she is seen getting ready for the show.

Photos: Backstage at Fashion Week


Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

Mitali Rannorey takes a moment out to do her own lips!


Photos: Backstage at Fashion Week


Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

Malvika Raj fixes her make-up before she steps out for Debarun's show.

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Photos: Backstage at Fashion Week


Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

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Photos: Backstage at Fashion Week


Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

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Photos: Backstage at Fashion Week


Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

Master of all he surveys: Carl Sequeira, the master hair artist seems to pause just for that one moment before he plunges right back into action...