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IMAGES: Bikinis, minis and more summer styles!

Last updated on: October 11, 2011 18:10 IST

IMAGES: Bikinis, minis and more summer styles!

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In Part II of a series, we bring you some more ramp action from the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week!

Yesterday, we brought you a glimpse of designers' best offerings from the WLIFW, which is underway in Delhi till October 12.

Today we bring you some more fabulous creations from one of India's biggest fashion dos of the year!

We start off with the hottest numbers from Sanchita's collection, which mixed deco elements with streamline design to create a modern resort look. Seen here is a textured two-piece in a striking combo of red, black and beige.


Image: A Sanchita creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Bare that bod!

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Surelee Joseph puts her lithe frame on display in mustard hotpants and a metallic-tinged bustiere.


Image: Surelee Joseph for Sanchita
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Tropical tang

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Yellow satin, a vibrant print and sequins come together well on this blouson, teamed with matching sheer pants.


Image: A Sanchita creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Tone it down

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Sanchita winds down with this single-sleeve kurta sporting just a hint of sequins, modelled once again by Surelee.


Image: Surelee Joseph for Sanchita
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Sophisticated sexy

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Ritu Kumar left ethnics on the backburner and decided to take the sexy route, like this tiny shirt dress, worn over boyshorts and set off by the teensiest bolero.


Image: A Ritu Kumar creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Sheer style

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Jesse Randhawa cops an attitude in a black sequinned number with a completely transparent skirt.


Image: Jesse Randhawa for Ritu Kumar
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Cocktail couture

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We see a replay of the sheer skirt, although this time around it's slit up the front and teamed with a white tank.


Image: A Ritu Kumar creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Kitschy cool

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Carol Gracias makes an entrance in a mishmash of funky prints for Kumar, adding a kitschy touch to the line.


Image: Carol Gracias for Ritu Kumar
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Easy elegance

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Nachiket Barve offered up floral themes, soothing prints and pastel shades for the coming summer -- take a look at this aqua ensemble that is the very embodiment of easy elegance.


Image: A Nachiket Barve creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Pretty in pink

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Make a statement in this lovely pink wrap midi with hints of shimmer.


Image: A Nachiket Barve creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Glide on out

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Jesse Randhawa steps out in a lovely yellow-green incut outfit flowing from a collar of applique flowers.


Image: Jesse Randhawa for Nachiket Barve
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Ethnic edge

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Barve gives his Western silhouettes a rest with this delicious fading churidaar-kurta.


Image: A Nachiket Barve creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Leggy look

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Inspired by grey-city culture, Namrata Joshipura's garments were rigid, placid and structured with hints of warmth introduced only through shades of orange. Seen here is a jacket dress with floral motif.


Image: A Namrata Joshipura creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Let it show

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Boy shorts peek out from underneath a sheer overlap jacket dress fastened with a belt.


Image: A Namrata Joshipura creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Urban elan

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Binal Trivedi steps out in a shorts-jacket combo -- very on-trend!


Image: Binal Trivedi for Namrata Joshipura
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Showstopper time

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Joshipura's piece de resistance is this shimmering red carpet-worthy gown.


Image: A Namrata Joshipura creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Nights in red satin

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Duo Ankur and Priyanka Modi's line was young and sophisicated, focusing on allure and wearability -- we loved this pocketed red number.


Image: An Ankur and Priyanka Modi creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Cocktail class

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Bloomer shorts are approporiately played down with a sober chiffon blouse.


Image: An Ankur and Priyanka Modi creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Prussian pretty

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A front-wrap prussian gown in satin is the cynosure of all eyes.


Image: An Ankur and Priyanka Modi creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Pale passions

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The Modis also focused on a lighter palette, like this feminine empire-waisted dress.


Image: An Ankur and Priyanka Modi creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Structured yet fluid

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Manish Gupta's 'Valley of Flowers'-inspired garments were structured yet fluid, with shift dresses in pastels taking to the runway. Seen here is Rachel Bayros in a unique patterned mini.


Image: Rachel Bayros for Manish Gupta
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Think pink

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Another shift number sporting pink threadwork is also on the sophisticated side.


Image: A Manish Gupta creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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A bit of flounce

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White and light, this lightly swirling dress with orange circles at the neck is perfect for summer.


Image: A Manish Gupta creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Pristine lines

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Gupta's creations stuck to his theme and the silhouettes were similar, as is apparent from this pristine design.


Image: A Manish Gupta creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Threshold of heaven

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Amit Aggarwal sought to create 'out of this world' clothes using everything from yarn to metal fibres, like this moulded top and sheer skirt.


Image: An Amit Aggarwal creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Metal hints

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Bold gold highlights the contours of this high-collared ensemble.


Image: An Amit Aggarwal creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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Twilight inspiration

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A bright orange mini is topped with a more pastel shade in translucent layers.


Image: An Amit Aggarwal creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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The fave summer tone

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Aggarwal winds down with this see-through white contour dress which looks like it would suit anyone with a Lady Gaga-esque sense of fashion!


Image: An Amit Aggarwal creation
Photographs: Courtesy R&P: Edelman
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