Backstage- JJ Valaya- Spring/Summer 18

Amazon India Fashion Week Spring/Summer 18

Designer- JJ Valaya

Collection- The PUNJAB (Kapurthala)

Place- NSIC complex, New Delhi

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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Model Hida posing with Aasttha Ssidana.
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Model Erika Packard (left) & Saloni Khanna (Right).
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Model Shashi Bangari with Mili Soni.
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The process. Model Mili Soni.
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Model Sony Kaur opened the grand show by JJ Valaya.
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Supermodel Lakshmi Rana.

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Model- Klaudia Kováčová

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Supermodel Sucheta Sharma James.
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Model- Ashanti.

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Model-Ikram Kebdani.

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Model Mansi Kadian  & Divya Mishra
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Happy ending. Models posing happily with couturier JJ Valaya.
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Models Off Duty-Amazon India Fashion Week Spring/Summer 18

Need some style inspiration to pep up your style quotient? Want to know what top models wore off duty at Amazon India Fashion Week? Check this post.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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Tammy.
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Saloni Khanna with Aasttha Ssidana.
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Bardeep Dhiman.
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Hida Siddiqui.
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Rosa Reigosa.
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Divya with Simran.

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Priya Banerjee.
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Abhinav Tyagi.
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Erika Packard.

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Male Model Squad. Vivek Dhiman, Sanjeet Singh, Dushyant Raghuvanshi, Mayank Bajpai, Ashutosh Malik, Himanshu Bhati & Suraj Dhalia. (From left to right)
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Richa Dave.
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Adela Pal with Gabu Fords.

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Hasleen Kaur with Fabio.
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Mansi with TJ Singh.
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Ikram with Ashanti.
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Carol Humtsoe.
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Heena Bhalla.
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Lakshmi Rana with Sucheta Sharma.
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Suraj Dhalia.

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Merrylin Boro.
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Divya Misra.
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Radhika Bopaiah, Nicole Padliwal & Priya.
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Arjun Dutta.
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Ravish Basist.
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Nicole.
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Sony Kaur.

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Model Sony Kaur.
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Margarita with Sanea Sheikh.
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Vaibhav Anand.
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Aasttha with Saloni Khanna.
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Rachel Bayros with Sonalika Sahay.
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Nicole.
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Adela Pal.
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Saud Khan.
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Mudit Malhotra.
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Klaudia, Kanika & Anna Bhasin.
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Mili Soni.

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Ashutosh Malik.
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Tammy.
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Khushboo Kankan.
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Divya Misra.
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Nicole Padival.
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Atul Tripathi.
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Good Bye!

Backstage-IISW-Highlights

The final day of India International Style Week season 2 was a complete fashion extravaganza. From veteran to upcoming designers the show had it all. Top models like Carol Gracias & Lakshmi Rana graced the runway with Bollywood actress Mugdha Godse as showstoppers. The show also saw vivid range of color palette in the collections, from Chirag Nainani‘s indigo to Gazal Mishra‘s pastels to Niharika Pandey‘s quirky take on vibrant tones. The show ended with a thanking note by show director Abhimanyu Singh Tomar with event director Akhilesh Agarwal & promised for another fashion carnival in upcoming month of this year.

Here are some of exclusive backstage pictures shot by me at the final day of the fashion week to give you all a closer look at the collections. Also have a look at the runway images shot officially by photographer Jiten Agarwal here on his page JPIC.in.

Text & photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore.

Designer-Chirag Nainani
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Model Akanksha Maurya
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Model Siddharth Vijaivargia.

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Model Priyanka Parashar.
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Model Siddharth with Dushyant Katewa.
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Model Kanchan.
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Model-Aishwarya Joshi
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Model Akanksha Maurya.
Designer-Niharika Pandey
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Model Kanchan(left) & Monica (right).

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Models- Akanksha Maurya with Kanchan.
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Wild & untamed. Model Aishwarya Joshi

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Model Bhanu Priya

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Designer-Jaya Mishra
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Royal & regal. Model Dushyant Katewa

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Model Preity Sinha (left) & Ishika Agnihotri (right)
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Model Devika Das
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Model Akshay (left) & Ravi (right)

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Designer-Geet Vaishakh

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Model Devika Das.

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Model Anjana.

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Designer-Antara Goswami

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Designer-Anshu Raja Jain

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Designer-Gazal Mishra
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Model Priyanka Khatri.

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Backstage-Pankaj & Nidhi A/W 2017

Backstage diaries

Designer-Pankaj & Nidhi

Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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Model Anna Bhasin smiling at the camera.

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Model Sangeeta Gharu
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Model Alice Rosario getting her dress fixed.

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Monochromatic checks.
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Model Surbhi.
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Final touch-ups before the runway. Model Aishwarya Sushmita.
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No paparazzi please. Supermodel Alesia Raut.(my favorite shot from this series)
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High glamour.

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Happy moments.

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Model Krishna Somani.
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Supermodel Rachel Bayros.

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Sapna Kumar.
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Details.
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Final line-up before the show.

Models Off Duty-AIFW A/W 17

What India’s top models wore off duty at Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017.

Place-Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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Vikki & Mirian
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Aditi, Shashi & Ketholeno Kense.
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Supermodel Lakshmi Rana.
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Jasenka Bijelic.
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Boy Gang-Anjeet & Muzamil
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Aditi, Mitali & Shashi.
Saloni Khanna
Saloni Khanna
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Glamorous off duty as well Malkeet Singh.
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Klaudia & Archana Akil Kumar.
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Ashutosh Malik
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Leggy beauty. Mitali Rannorey
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Atul Kumar Tripathi.
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Sucheta Sharma
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Sangeeta Gharu
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Supermodel Archana Akil Kumar with Fabio.
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Model squad goals.
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Anna Bhasin

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Arjun Zander

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Ketholeno Kense.
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Rikee, Donna & Candice Pinto.

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Platform cover girl Dipti Sharma.
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RL bond.
Mudit Malhotra
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Ikram Kebdani with fellow model.
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Sumit Singh
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Heena Bhalla & Aasttha Ssidana.
Alice Rosario
Alice Rosario
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Miriam

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Anna with Hasleen Kaur.
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Jitesh Thakur, Actor & model.
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Himanshu Bhati.

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Swathi Bhandary
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Suraj Dhalia
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Stuart Court
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Sony Kaur
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Rahul Sharma.
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Klaudia
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From Left to Right-Suraj, Alice, Imran, Bardeep & Sony.

Backstage-The Hottest Male Model Portraits

Since Rajasthan Heritage Week 2016 was full of crafts & celebrating the handmade in Rajasthan, the day 2 of the fashion week seems to be entirely dedicated to the handcrafted indian saree. The fashion week overall was high on womenswear but what grabbed the attention of the female attendees majorly were the handsome indian male models donning the 6 yards of grace (saree) with lot of panache & confidence. It was interesting to see how handcrafted sarees by the national awarded weavers were draped on male models, taking inspiration from ancient indian saree drapes.Talk about sarees as stole or sarees with denims, it included all the major possible experiments with 6 yards of fabric but on a male model body this time . So here is a small black & white photo essay celebrating the beauty of indian men in saree, which is very rare & completely deserves the attention.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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Rishabh Bajaj.
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Harshvardhan Ahlawat.

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Dev Paimal with lord Shiva tattoo on his back.

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Model Mohammed Iqbal (left) & Rishabh Bajaj (right)
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Prajwal Ponnanna

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Well once Vidya Balan said “Saree is the only garment which covers the right amount & shows the right amount” . Does that applies on men too?
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Model Sandy Malik with Harshvardhan
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Siddharth Vijayvargie
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Irfan Shaik
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Well it’s not easy to look masculine in sarees, take a note from these boys.
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Sandy Malik.

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Vibhu Verma

Photo essay-Backstage-Day 3-Rajasthan Heritage Week 2016

Day 3-Rajasthan Heritage Week 2016

Khadi board & government of Rajasthan in association with Prasad Bidapa Associates.

Show Director-Prasad Bidapa

Show Choreography by Kevin Oliver & Nayanika Chatterjee

Fashion Stylist- Mohan Neelakantan & Anu Jha.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

Designer- Bibi Russell

Trend– Riot of Colors

Highlight-Men in nose rings & Nehru cap.

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Jewels for men. Model Prateik Jain.
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Bangles & beauty.
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Supermodel Nayanika Chatterjee with designer Bibi Russell.
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Supermodel Lakshmi Rana getting ready for the show at backstage.
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Show director Prasad Bidapa with Bibi Russell.
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Top model Sonalika Sahay.
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Model Adarsh Nair.
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Model Ashanti.
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Candid moment with model Rhea.
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Beard with beads on model Nikhil Hariwansh.
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Model Marcela Ayesha.
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Fashion choreographer Kevin Oliver with models Adarsh & Prateik.
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Model Mohammed Iqbal.
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Model Rakshitha Sunaina.
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Model Rishabh Bajaj.
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Model Harshvardhan Ahlawat.
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Model Swathi Bhandary.
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Hint of androgyny. Model Saagar Gera.
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Colors, colors & more colors.
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Model Birendra Singh.
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Model Roshmitha.
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Beautiful parrot tassel details.
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No show is complete without a backstage selfie moment.
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Love the safety pin details on hair.
Designer- Nivedita Saboo

Trend-Evening wear with eccentric tassel details.

Highlight-Men in royal suits.

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Bringing the sexy back. Model Tanya Shetty.
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Regal & powerful. Model Saagar Gera.
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Femme fatale.
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Mr. India 2016 Vishnu Raj Menon.
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Military smart.
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Model Sandy Malik.
Designer-Shilpa Chavan

Trend– Concentric cirles in headgear.

Highlight-Classic checks.

Category-Avant garde.

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Model Sharon Alexander.
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Model Tanya & Medha Rana.

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Supermodel Sonalika Sahay.

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Designer Ajai Vir Singh

Category– Menswear

Trend-Print on print.

Highlight-Colorful khadi bomber jackets for men.

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Trend-Print on print.
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Model Sandy Malik.
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Quirky jumpers for men.
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Model Vibhu Verma.
Designer-Rimzim Dadu
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Model Pragathi with Medha Rana.
Designer-Puja Arya

Trend-Quirky Patchworks

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Cold shoulders. Model Priyanka Singh.
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Model Ashanti with Payal.

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Designer- Madina Kasimbaeva
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Mixing culture & fashion. Model Dewanshi Verma.
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Model Naina Khan with Sharon in vibrant kimonos.
Designer-Wendell Rodricks
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Jewelery by Twines & Pellets.
Designer- Paridhi Jaipuria
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Dewanshi Verma.
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Model Antima.
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Model Manvi Saroya.
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Dusky beauty Sangeeta Gharu.
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Jewels for the show by Sangeeta Boochra of Silver Centree.
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Model Naina Khan.
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Model Kanika Toure.
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Model Jesenka.
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Model Heena Bhalla.
Designer-Hemant Trevedi

Trend– Tone on tone palette.

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Mr. India Prateik Jain.
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A tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.
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Blue on blue.
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Color-coordinated head to toe.
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Men with nose ring seems like the new fashion statement for 2017.

For more images of Rajasthan Heritage Week visit my instagram account @abhicolorsmanyu

Photo essay-Day 2-Backstage-Rajasthan Heritage Week

Day 2 of Rajasthan Heritage Week was all about celebrating creations by the national awardee weavers & artisans. Along with the artisans the show also witnessed collections by veteran designers including Rohit Kamra, Rajneeral, Bangalore based Manish Saksena & Pavithra Muddaya.

I placed myself as ususal at backstage, observing & shooting the collections closely. For Day 2 I wanted to explore the minimalist photography with clean frames focusing on the colors of the creations & mostly with only one or two models in a frame. A big thanks to all the models who were very patient & comfortable with me to create some nice portraits. Also it was interesting to shoot so many female models donning beautiful saris by the weavers of Rajasthan. I personally loved the collection by Rajneeral as it was very edgy & full of prints with quirk. The day ended with the collection by Jaipur’s very own Rohit Kamra who presented his line of contemporary menswear in woollen khadi in well tailored cuts. The silhouette included breeches, sherwanis, bandhgala & achkan.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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The hair texture is amazing.
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Beauty look for day 2.
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Sangeeta Gharu.
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A smile is the best make up any girl could wear. Model Devanshi Verma.

 

Sari Not Sorry!

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Miss Diva 2016 Roshmitha Harimurthy.

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Model Dewanshi Verma
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Model Rakshitha Sunaina
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Model Manvi
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Model Jasenka Bijelic
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Model Kanika Toure

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Model Rhea Subbaiah
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Model Sangeeta Gharu 
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Model Swathi Bhandary in a colorful sari.
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Model Marcela Ayesha
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Designed by Gramin Sansthan, Barmer by Vikram Singh & Ruma Devi. Model-Antima
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Model Ashanti.
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Model Heena Bhalla.
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Designed by national awardee weaver Sitaramji from Barmer. Model –Naina Khan.
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Love this quirky patched work outfit by designer Pavitra Muddaya from Banglore.
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Model-Medha Rana

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Model Priyanka Singh

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Kitschy hair accessories.
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Mohan Neelakantan styling supermodel Lakshmi Rana.

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Designer-Rajneeral Babutta

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Sharon Alexander in one of the quirky creation by Rajneeral.
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Geek chic.
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Nerd Fashion.
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Model Roshmitha.

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Designer-Rohit Kamra

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Model Sandy Malik.
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Model Nikhil Hariwansh.
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Cool dapper. Model Harshvardhan Ahlawat.
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Mr India Prateik Jain in classic dhoti inspired ensemble by Jaipur’s very own Rohit Kamra.
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Model Saagar Gera.
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Fashion week also saw Jaipur based male models Akshay & Vishwaraj from the agency StyleSkool showcasing designer outfits on the runway.

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Mr. India finalist Dev Paimal.
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Mr India. Arry Dabas.
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Model Vibhu Verma.
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Model Akshay Rathore
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Model Siddharth Vijayvargia & Dushyant Katewa.
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New face spotted at Rohit Kamra show.
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Model Iqbal & Irfan.

Photo essay-Backstage-Day 1-Rajasthan Heritage Week

Day 1

Rajasthan Heritage Week

Venue-Diggi Palace, Jaipur

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

After successful first edition of Rajasthan Heritage week the Khadi board & government of Rajasthan in association with Prasad Bidapa Associates announced the second edition of the fashion week. The three day fashion extravaganza celebrated handmade in Rajasthan & included collections from India’s some of the most renowned designers along with 8 national award winning artisans. The shows were choreographed by supermodel Noyonika Chatterjee & ace choreographer Kevin Oliver. Mohan Neelakantan (am a big fan of his work for Elle India) & Anu Jha styled the designer collections. The show included models from all over the country along with India’s original supermodel brigade including Lakshmi Rana, Sonalika Sahay & Deepti Gujral.

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Model Payal in Swati Ubroi’s creation.
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Rudra Pratap Singh of Diggi Palace.

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Swati Ubroi

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Model Kanika Toure
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Bharat Sainani.
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Supermodel Lakshmi Rana.
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Model Rhea Subbaiah

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Sidharth & Rakshitha.

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Model Ashanti.
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Roshmita with Saagar Gera.
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Miss diva 2016 Roshmitha Harimurthy in classic red bridal made with kota doria.
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Heena Bhalla with Saagar Gera.
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Sangeeta & Iqbal.
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Model Heena Bhalla.

Rajesh Pratap Singh

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Model Priyanka Singh

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Model Nikhil Hariwansh
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Pragati Belliappa & Devanshi Verma
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Naina Khan.
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Rajesh Pratap Singh with supermodel Deepti Gujral.

Himmat Singh

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Model Sandy Malik in classic hollywood look by designer Himmat Singh.
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Rishabh Bajaj.
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Model Siddharth Vijaivargia in formal suit.
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Trend-Brooches & Bow ties.

Urvashi Kaur

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Model Sangeeta Gharu.
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Model Heena Bhalla

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Designer Urvashi Kaur having selfie moment with the models post show.

Ajay Kumar

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Vibhu Verma
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Florals for men.
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Mr India Prateik Jain in colorful floral printed shirt with statement metallic necklace.
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Model Rishabh Bajaj.

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Love the quirky shoes.

Samant Chauhan

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Military details.

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Soft side for men.
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Bharat Sainani.

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Trend-Statement Earcuff.

Raghavendra Rathore

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Raghavendra Rathore showcased his range of evening gowns & fomal suits.

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Feminine hair accessories.
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Naina Khan & Sharon Alexander.

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Rohit Bal

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Model Ashanti.
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Model Harshvardhan Ahlawat.
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Rohit Bal gave us some major shoe goals.

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Sandy Malik in classic black bandhgala sherwani.
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Folk dancers of Rajasthan.
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Beauty look for day 1 of the fashion week. Models Pragati & Dewanshi Verma.

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Model Rhea in Sunaina Sood‘s creation.
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Models having fun time-backstage.

Find more photos on my instagram account @abhicolorsmanyu

Street Style India-Models off Duty AIFW S/S 17

Models off duty at Amazon India Fashion Week Spring/Summer 17

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

P.S. It’s a very long post (over 80 images),so  keep scrolling down 🙂

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Sony Kaur
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Pallavi Singh with Lakshmi Rana
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Erika Packard & Archana Akil Kumar

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Friendship goals! Supermodel Sucheta Sharma & Alesia Raut
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Arshia Ahuja
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Candid moment. Model Suraj Dhalia
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Bearded dapper, Saud Khan.
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Model dressing be like this! Sumit Singh
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Blow a kiss! Model Bahar shooting for a video.
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When I said POSE please!
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Sporty Chic.
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Model Anna Bhasin with fellow model.
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New face.
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Fun moment.Nikita Sahay
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Biker dude.Model Vivek Dhiman
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Surelee Joseph
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Model Ikram Kebdani in Vogue T-shirt.
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Surelee Joseph Shah

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Archana Akil Kumar with Diva Dhawan.
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Erica Almeida.

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Sucheta Sharma & Alesia Raut.
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Rajashree Singha.
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Alice with model Vishakha.
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Lakshmi Rana with Sanea Sheikh.
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Krishna Somani.

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Pallavi Singh.
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Rohmaan Shawl.

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Handsome florals. Ashish Kadyan.
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Archana with street style photographer Samir Rana.
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Bardeep Dhiman with Ana.

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Arshia Ahuja.
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Nikita Sahay.
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Model Sagar Gera.

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Preeti Dhata with Smita Lasrado.

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Apurav Nautiyal.
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Pallavi Singh & Lakshmi Rana.
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Preeti Dhata.
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Nikita Sahay.
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Model RL Bond.

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Preeti Dhata & Candice Pinto
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Supermodel Moment. Rachel Maria Bayros & Sonalika Sahay.
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Mudit Malhotra.

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Khushboo Kankan
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Manish Malik
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Mehr Sandhu

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Dipti Sharma with Hasleen Kaur.
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Hasleen moments before Anavila show.
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Arjun Zander.

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Erica Almeida
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Monochrome stripes. Dipti Sharma.
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Ravish Basist.

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Alice Rosario.

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