Highlights: Asian Designer Week 2017

From runways to the streets to backstage, here are the fashion photo stories I shot at season 4 of Asian Designer Week summer/resort 2017.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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Naina Khan in Anaam.
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Classic white shirt re-invented.
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Artist Nimisha Verma in Anaam.
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Designer Sumiran Kabir Sharma with his muse Nimisha Verma.
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Model R L Bond.
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Ethnic galore. Designer- Ashikur Rahman Pony.
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Men donning nose ring & bindis.
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Kajal Srivastava.
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Models Dushyant & Ashanti in Bangladesh based designer Ashikur’s creation..

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Aishwariya Joshi.
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Designer Sweety Sharma.
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Kitschy Saree.
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Naina Khan
Backstage

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Model Tridisha Barua getting dolled up at backstage of Asian Designer Week.
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Model Parul Mishra looks regal donning desi bauble.

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Model Sangeeta Gharu.

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Street Style

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Dimple Chaudhary.
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Aaron Ian Lyngdoh, Talk show host of WION’s Unscripted.

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Hair game on point. Pratibha Chaudhary
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Best of Menswear-Street Style-New Delhi

Street Style-New Delhi

Best of Menswear trends 2017

Captured at Amazon India Fashion Week A/W 2017

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore

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Rohan Dahiya, Designer.
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Rishabh Chadha
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Victor Stadnichenko, model.
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White & gold.
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Gosh Gaurav, Make up artist.

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Kaa Lee Rajput, Fashion blogger.
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Mayank Chauhan, Graphic designer
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That quirky suit!
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Sidhant Sudhan & Sameer Madan
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Karan Torani
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Sahil Gulati
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Anurag Dubey
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Fabio
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Prabhav Gautam

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Suraj Dhalia
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Rahul Ahuja, Entrepreneur at Pandolin

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Nitish Arora, Designer & blogger
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Mayank Bajpai, Fashion model
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Varun , Blogger at Beards Eye View
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Sahil Gulati, designer at Mintblush

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Ishaan Singhal, Menswear Blogger & model.
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Edward Lalrempuia, Fashion director of Harper’s Bazaar India.
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Models off duty-Stuart, Sherwin & Ric Guite.

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.
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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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Dipti Sharma-platform magazine cover girl
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
Swathi Bhandary
Suraj Dhalia
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.

Best of Street Style-Jaipur Literature Festival 2017

It was 10th anniversary of the most awaited event of the year i.e. Jaipur Literature Festival 2017. This was my 5th year at JLF & I was very much excited, I was literally preparing for it for a week to be precise. The Lit fest plays a silent role in staging street fashion of people from around the globe & a great platform to exchange ideas with people from all walks of life. This year as I was shooting photo stories for various publications, that allowed me to meet like minded folks & to know a bit about them.

So here are my top 10 picks of best of street style at Zee Jlf. Please comment below & let me know your thoughts about this photo story.

Photographs by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore.

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Ghazelle, dancer. 
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Ariel Dandelion, Artist from New Delhi, you can check her work here
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Gita Vishwanath, Writer.
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Suman Bajaj, Fashion designer at Suman Bajaj. This is a beautiful print melange of polka dots & alphabets, now you are ready to rock in a sari.
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Anushka Seth. Who said black & tan can’t go together?
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Inna Modja, Malian-French singer, find more about the singer here. The singer was seen rocking a red jumpsuit paired up with kitschy Jaipuri bag.
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Nimisha Verma, founder of Home for Artists. From hair color to fringes to gypsy jewels, this jogan was talk of the town.
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Pallavi Chaturvedi. Fashion Blogger at That Desi Girl
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Priyasha Khandelwal, Style Blogger at Pout Out Proud. Well, I can’t stop clicking this beauty, completely picture perfect beautiful.
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Protima Tiwary, Food & Fitness blogger at Dumbbells & Drama

Street Style India-A Sari Story

Is sari age appropriate? Well there is no such term applicable here, whether you are young or middle aged or above, the sari is for everybody, it is a quintessential timeless piece in your wardrobe. Interesting part of sari is, it has a emotional value to it, like classic jewels saris too get transferred from one generation to another, from  “classy” grandmother to “elegent” mother to the “edgy” daughter . Young fashionistas these days are opting for desi cool rather than being uber chic, even for not so occasional events too. It is now a common sight to see young girls experimenting with hand-loom saris & drapes. Some prefer mixing it with western pieces & some keep it completely traditional. So I came to this conclusion that as far as saris are concerned age is just a number, so here is a photo series I shot at various places of India majorly New Delhi, Mumbai & Jaipur, that celebrates SARI for everybody (literally!)

Photographs & text by Abhimanyu Singh Rathore.

 

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Classic white Saree.
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Saree with kurta blouse.
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Solid colored bright tangerine saree with striped T-shirt.
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Geeta Athreya.
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The magic of silk. Shot at Jaipur Literature Festival 2016.
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The modern indian women.
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Saree with quilted jacket. Viji Venkatash at Zee JLF 2016.
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A Sari for everybody.                                                                                                                                   Make up artist Jason Arland & Fashion Blogger Pallavi Chaturvedi of ‘That Desi Girl’ blog.
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A closer look at the ethnic coined jewelry Pallavi teamed up with handloom sari.
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The Badass Sari. Shot at Lakme Fashion Week Mumbai 2016.
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Street Style Jaipur.
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Who needs a petticoat (skirt worn under saree), when you have saree that shows legs for more glamour quotient.

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The sophisticated drape.
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Street Style Mumbai.
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Poonam Sinha at Lakme Fashion Week
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Love the entire styling , I must say this is so editorial, fashion stylists please make a note.
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Rasna Bhasin, Social Media Influencer in designer Anavila’s sari.
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Ex-fashion editor of Marie Claire & the author of ‘The Powder Room’ Shefalee Vasdev in a parrot green leheria saree. (Leheriya is a traditional style of tie-dye practiced in Rajasthan)
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Street Style New Delhi.

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