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PIX: Geeta Basra brings oomph to the LFW!

Last updated on: March 11, 2011 22:27 IST

Image: A Parvesh Jai creation
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani

Here's a look at duo Parvesh Jai's summer line, showcased on Day One of Lakme Fashion Week.

Garments in three dimensional form with hand paint and applique work came together to create Parvesh Jai's 'Rural Species' line on the LFW's first day.

In their own words, the two were inspired by inspired "the urge of invocation of holy spirits, the divine power of the gods and their creation of blissful nature -- flora and fauna animals, birds and fish".

And performing showstopping honours was the lovely Geeta Basra -- take a look.

It was hard to miss the theme with outfits like this one -- an armour-like ram of crystal, worn across the torso and over a swishing, multi-print mini.

Fishy fashion

Image: A Parvesh Jai creation

Next we have this pastel, flowing maxi with circular motif at the neck and a fish print at the hem.

Bright and sunny

Image: A Parvesh Jai creation

Yellow palazzo pants make their presence felt on the ramp, teamed with a pink bikini.

See-through style

Image: A Parvesh Jai creation

The ideal beach cover-up, this blue floaty number sports both rich cutwork and threadwork.

Jewelled jazz

Image: A Parvesh Jai creation

Sparkling away, a crystal-encrusted fish bustier is softened by a sarong skirt.

Pink passion

Image: A Parvesh Jai creation

The duo send out another cascading sheer maxi, this time in pale pink with bird motif.

Bikini babe

Image: Kavita Kharayat for Parvesh Jai

Kavita Kharayat is very much the bikini beauty in a fuschia two-piece and patchwork bolero.

Opulent embellishment

Image: A Parvesh Jai creation

Heavily embroidered, a stunning jacket with underwater vistas in embroidered detail goes well with a floral bikini.

Bird beauty

Image: A Parvesh Jai creation

Feathers and pleats add character to this outrageous gown -- it makes quite a statement!

Ethnic stint

Image: Candice Pinto for Parvesh Jai

Parvesh Jai move to ethnicwear with this lovely sari, modelled by Candice Pinto.

Showstopping stunner

Image: Geeta Basra for Parvesh Jai

Actress Geeta Basra charms us on the catwalk in a beautiful lehenga, the showstopping entry.

Clapping away

Image: Parvesh and Jai with Geeta Basra (centre)

The designer duo soak in the applause alongside their celebrity guest.