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IMAGES: Prateik, Kalki and more hotties on the ramp!

Last updated on: October 10, 2011 18:17 IST

IMAGES: Prateik, Kalki and more hotties on the ramp!

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Here's a piece of the ramp action from the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week!

One of the country's biggest fashion dos of the year got off to a swinging start on Saturday, October 8.

The ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week's Spring/Summer 2012 edition has seen several designers' creations take to the runway in a flurry of colour and light, airy cuts. Take a look.

First up we have the leggy Rachel Bayros for Rina Dhaka, in a nude bodysuit with tasselled shoulder detailing.


Image: Rachel Bayros for Rina Dhaka
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Metallic maiden

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Next we have Kalki Koechlin in this sexy metallic grey gown by the designer.


Image: Kalki Koechlin for Rina Dhaka
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Not-so-formal

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Actor Prateik showed off his buff chest in formals, leaving the buttons undone.


Image: Prateik for Rina Dhaka
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Pairing up

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The two stars then donned a matching set of dyed his 'n' hers outfits for their final runway round at the Dhaka show.


Image: Prateik and Kalki Koechlin for Rina Dhaka
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Bright sprite

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Rajesh Pratap Singh fused traditional ikkat work with contemporary design to come up with spritely summerwear like this orange shirt dress.


Image: A Rajesh Pratap Singh creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Still got it

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It was a pleasant surprise to see Rahul Dev on the ramp once more, modelling a casual kurta-pajama set teamed with waistcoat and jacket.


Image: Rahul Dev for Rajesh Pratap Singh
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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All wound up

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Tinu Verghese made quite an entrance for Singh in this fuschia wrap-and-drape number.


Image: Tinu Verghese for Rajesh Pratap Singh
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Day at the beach

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Aneeth Arora's label Pero was infused with the hippie-chic vibe. Bright hues and prints clashed to create ditzy designs like this shirt-dress-beach tote combo.


Image: An Aneeth Arora creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Make a statement

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Sanea Shaikh makes a retro statement in a tunic, shirt and pants worn underneath.


Image: Sanea Shaikh for Aneeth Arora
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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The boho beat

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Arora then gave his kitschy colours a rest with this all-white casual boho ensemble.


Image: An Aneeth Arora creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Beige: The new black

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Manoj Dubey used earthy tones of beige, muddy brown, copper, burgundy and maroon to capture the ethnic spirit with his new line. Seen here is Candice Pinto in a long print jacket and trousers.


Image: Candice Pinto for Manoj Dubey
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Double edge

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With its colourful hem and Indian feel, this dress could easily be teamed with churidaar pants to put a whole new spin on it.


Image: A Manoj Dubey creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Warm tones

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Jesse Randhawa modelled Dubey's showstopper, a sheen-tinted silk ghagara, shirt and waistcoat in warm tones.


Image: Jesse Randhawa for Manoj Dubey
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Monumental symphony

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Jyoti Sharma's 'Bhanuni' brought together elements from our surroundings to come up with structured and panelled garments like this partly sheer number.


Image: A Jyoti Sharma creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Pale but pretty

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Alesia Raut exudes nymph-like beauty in this pale panelled mini.


Image: Alesia Raut for Jyoti Sharma
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Summer style

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Next we have this becoming cross-over detail summer dress.


Image: A Jyoti Sharma creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Light and feminine

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Sanea Shaikh struts her stuff once more, in a ruched-sleeve champagne and white outfit with side pockets by Sharma.


Image: Sanea Shaikh for Jyoti Sharma
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Across boundaries

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Shipra Gupta's latest collection showed a mix of cultures across boundaries. The garments had a very young feel to them, intending to create a look for the globe-hopping nomad.


Image: A Shipra Gupta creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Stripes and flair

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We loved this ruffle-layered strapless dress -- very stripey and summery!


Image: A Shipra Gupta creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Black track

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Supermodel Carol Gracias put in an appearance for Gupta, showing off her long pins in black shorts.


Image: Carol Gracias for Shipra Gupta
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Festive fantasies

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For their label Taurus, duo Dhruv and Pallavi chose to go with festivewear on a palette of blue, green and white.


Image: A Dhruv and Pallavi creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Floral hints

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The ensembles were ethnic and tasteful, with embroidery reined in to make the right impression.


Image: A Dhruv and Pallavi creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Strut your stuff...

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In this pretty churidaar kurta modelled by Alesia Raut.


Image: Alesia Raut for Dhruv and Pallavi
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Bridal touch

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Jesse Randhawa twirled in the designer twosome's showstopper, a white almost bridal number with their chosen hues adorning the neckline.


Image: Jesse Randhawa for Dhruv and Pallavi
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Jumpsuit jazz

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Surbhi Chawla presented a range of peppy cocktail outfits in happy and chaotic patterns with oodles of drapes and smocking like this jumpsuit, with pink pleats colour-blocked on black.


Image: A Surbhi Chawla creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Short 'n' sweet

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This mini with smocking detail was sweet as candy.


Image: A Surbhi Chawla creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Pistachio green

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Candice shows off her curves in figure-hugging pistachio.


Image: Candice Pinto for Surbhi Chawla
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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To the max(i)

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Slit to the thigh, a colourful maxi makes its presence felt for Preeti S Kapoor, whose bold, loud prints emphasised necks and hemlines.


Image: A Preeti S Kapoor creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Let it flow

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Warm tones and a simple, flowing silhouette characterise this striking dress.


Image: A Preeti S Kapoor creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Pant up

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And finally, we have these vivacious silk pants with a frilly green blouse from Kapoor.


Image: A Preeti S Kapoor creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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