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We bring you a round-up of showings by Arjun Agarwal, Purvi Doshi and more!
The first half of Day Four at Lakme was all about glamour, minis and futuristic funk. Here are the best offerings from collections by Deux A, Arjun Agarwal, Pam & Arch London, Abhi Singh and Purvi Doshi.
We start off with Arjun Agarwal's festive stylings, which featured feminine Indo-West characteristics and dramatic colours like cherry red, amethyst, antique gold and jet black. Seen here is Alesia Raut in a delicious one-sided number that's ideal for a night of heavy partying.
Next up is Nicole Faria in a plunging, fitted dress with mosaic musings in deep, rich tones.
A black bubble hem outfit shows off a single slit sleeve and hints of shine.
The designer continues with his trademark pattern, fashioned into a halterneck this time around.
Agarwal's showstopper is model-turned-actress Mrinalini Sharma, who sets off the asymmetrical gown with red layering to perfection.
London-based sisters Pamela and Archana's label Pam & Arch London put out a line that sought to highlight feminine qualities. Called 'Harmony', it offers dresses in jersey and lycra with an assortment of unusual prints ranging from landscapes to confetti and even a Dali-inspired painting. Nicole Faria is up first in this wrap dress in earthy tones.
Candice Pinto steps into the spotlight with this bird, confetti and flowery print.
Alesia struts her stuff in a cute fish-themed semi-formal.
Knee-high suede boots set off a retro mini. Very chic!
Neha Dhupia steps out in Pam and Arch's piece-de-resistance, a flouncy net-lined strapless affair.
Abhi Singh's collection, titled 'The Deep Blue Sea' stuck to the theme, with colours of the ocean and garments best described as resort and holidaywear. Seen here is a ruffled mini making waves.
Billowing becomingly, a batik number with bell sleeves is the epitome of feminity.
Hints of batik play hide and seek on this cinched mini in black and white.
Hemlines climb dangerously high with this blue and citrus green outfit.
Singh's line winds down with a lovely slit-sleeve dress that sports an overlay of netting.
Anna-Liza and Anita Walia's label Deux A served up hardware-embellished, robotic stylings inspired by the 1920s movie Metropolis, which dealt with the battle of the classes.
The collection, called 'Metropolis Reloaded: Die Mensch Maschine' saw a lot of rivets, circuit parts, wheels and muted colour blocking, as is apparent from this tee-shirt for men, teamed with funky drop-crotch pants.
For the ladies, this tunic sports an armour-like pattern, complete with metallic odds and ends.
The designers jazz up a fitted skirt with sequins and team it with a futuristic shoulder-padded tee.
The silhouette is replicated with a heavily sequinned mini.
Deux A ends with this cross-over cocktail, showing off a sexy cut-away crossover design.
Purvi Doshi's 'Peek-a-Boo' collection was a study in contrasts. The designer sought to mix opposites when it came to fabrics, cultures, silhouettes and crafts, as is apparent from this creation modelled by Tamara Moss -- gold pants and bustier are worn underneath a wispy black maxi that has a smoky effect as it billows on the ramp.
This very Western coat dress is combined with a sheer lehenga for effect.
A gold tube dress shows from underneath a sheer coral overlay.
A sari in organza with a mix of tussore shows off a lotus motif.
And finally, Doshi's last design features this uneven flared white kurta worn over beige and gold pants, both featuring peacock patterns.