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Rang barse on the ramp: LFW's Holi spirit!

Last updated on: March 18, 2011 20:02 IST

Image: Kavita Kharayat for Satya Paul
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant

We bring you ten colourful looks off the Lakme Fashion Week ramp that gel with the Festival of Colours!

The LFW, which concluded on Wednesday, saw a riot of colour and festive outfits on the catwalk. Here's a look at designerwear with that added Holi inspiration!

We start off with this gorgeous drape from Satya Paul's Puneet Nanda -- every colour of the rainbow seems to be worked into it and it's carried off to perfection by model Kavita Kharayat.

Short stunner

Image: A Manas Dash creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

Next we have this printed box dress from Manas Dash -- it has not only an element of vivacity, but also ethnic patterning.

Riotous rickshaw inspiration

Image: Yuvika Chaudhary for Sabah Khan
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

You know rickshaw regalia is bound to provide a burst of juicy citrus hues! And that's just what Sabah Khan's showstopper, modelled by actress Yuvika Chaudhary did.

Make a statement!

Image: An Abhishek Byas creation

It doesn't get more colourful than this! This jazzy striped number was the brainchild of designer Abhishek Byas.

Mix and match

Image: A Sabyasachi creation
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani

Veteran designer Sabyasachi unleashed his creative streak with this semi-sari, worn over a long skirt.

Billowing beauty

Image: Kavita Kharayat for Sabbah Sharma
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant

We see Kavita once more for designer Sabbah Sharma -- isn't this bright billowing beauty really something?

Psychedelic sexy

Image: Sanea Shaikh for Pam and Arch London
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant

Pam and Arch London went to town with their Western silhouettes -- but the vibrancy of colour clashes on their many outfits definitely fit into the scheme of Holi! Seen here is one such dress on Sanea Shaikh.

Cascading colour

Image: An Arpan Vohra creation
Photographs: Rajesh Karkera

It almost looks like this flirty little number by Arpan Vohra has been doused in Holi powder!

Bridal splash

Image: Geeta Basra for Parvesh Jai
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani

And finally, here is a beautiful lehenga, the showstopping entry for Parvesh Jai, was carried off to perfection by Geeta Basra.

Happy Holi!