Street Style-Lakme Fashion Week-Fashion Industry’s Insiders

Street Style- Lakme Fashion Week Summer/ Resort 16

Street fashion at Lakme Fashion Week this season was edgy, experimental yet was full of comfy clothes. This photo essay focuses on what Indian fashion industry’s insiders wore at the fashion week which includes fashion designers(of course), also includes fashion stylists, photographer & editors working at the leading fashion magazines of India. I always used to wonder what’s the personal style of leading stylists & editors who creates beautiful visual stories in the fashion publications, how they react to the trends with their personal style & was lucky to spot ( or say stalk) few of them at the fashion week in Mumbai.

Last time I did post on male models at the fashion week (and received great response, thank you so much my Ishtailish readers!) & my next post will be about fashion bloggers & their style diaries at Lakme Fashion Week ( Remember the post on Delhi Fashion Bloggers at AIFW? Now it’s time to explore what Mumbai bloggers wore)

Photographs & text by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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Pranav Misra, Fashion Designer at Huemn
Chandni Bahri, stylist
Chandni Bahri, Fashion Stylist
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Harper’s Bazaar’s Edward Lalrempuia with Vogue India’s Bandana Tewari
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Bandana Tewari, Fashion features director
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Jayesh Sachdev, Designer at Quirk Box
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Pernia Qureshi, Actress & entrepreneur 

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Chandni Sareen, fashion stylist
Chandni Sareen, Fashion Stylist

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Fashion Stylist Kshitij Kankaria with Chandni Sareen.( Love this picture, white surrounded by prints)
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Karuna Laungani, Fashion Designer at ‘Jodi Life’ & Fashion Stylist
Urvashi Kaur, designer
Urvashi Kaur, Fashion Designer
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Divyank D’Souza, Fashion Director at Harper’s Bazaar Bride India
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Edward Lalrempuia, Fashion director at Harper’s Bazaar India

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Niharika Khan (left), Bollywood Stylist
Nishka Lulla, Fashion designer
Nishka Lulla, Fashion Designer
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Dhruv Kapoor, DRVV
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Sabina Chopra, Fashion consultant
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Shyma Shetty, Designer at Huemn

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Prayag Menon, Fashion Stylist with Porus Vimadalal, Fashion Photographer

 

Photo Essay- Take a Bow

There is something endearing about that moment, when the designer is taking a bow at the end of his/her show. It’s their moment of glory after spending months & days into making a collection. My photo essay focuses on how differently Indian designers celebrates the tradition of taking a bow which also tells a bit about their personality, some do it cheerfully, some do it along with bollywood stars & some just wave & go.

Enjoy this photo essay which I recently shot at Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 16 & mention your views & thoughts in the comment section below.

Photographs & text by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore.

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Gaurav Gupta with his supermodel brigade, Kanishtha, Sapna & Rachel Bayros
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Anavila Misra
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Anupamaa Dayal with her tribal gang.
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Designer Nitya Arora.
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Doing it traditional way. Designer team at Virtues by Ashish, Viral & Vikrant.
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Samant Chauhan celebrating the electrifying moment of taking a bow.

And some designer duos.

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Hemant & Nandita
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Amrita & Gursi of Lovebirds
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Pankaj & Nidhi
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Shantanu & Nikhil with supermodel Lakshmi Rana.

And taking a bow with Bollywood stars as their showstoppers.

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Designer Rohit Kamra with Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda.
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Shruti Sancheti with Aditi Rao Hydari.
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Mandira Wirk with Bollywood Actress & yesteryears supermodel Malaika Arora.
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Sharing Aww moment. Designer Namrata Joshipura with actress Athiya Shetty.

And some young designers of the country.

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Ujjawal Dubey

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Chandrani Siingh Fllora
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Vogue India fashion fund winner Dhruv Kapoor
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Gaurav Jai Gupta
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Ragini Ahuja of IKAI
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Aneeth Arora 
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Pallavi Mohan

And some industry legends.

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Rajesh Pratap Singh
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Anita Dongre
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David Abraham with model Donna Masih.
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Malini Ramani
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Rohit Gandhi & Rahul Khanna with Varul Behl, Troy Costa, JJ Vallaya.
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Rina Dhaka

And the best moment of AIFW A/W 16 will be this one, the moment when the president of FDCI (fashion design council of India) Sunil Sethi celebrated the moment with the designers of finale at the fashion week.

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