Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018 kicked off the new year with a bang! Celebrity designers and the Bollywood glitterati dazzled on the ramp with their jaw dropping designs and stunning displays of some of the finest looks from edgy to cool separates to glamorous and sophisticated gowns making the Bollywood divas look breath-taking and immaculate. While ace designers Anita Dongre, Anushree Reddy, Anamika Khanna and Shyamal & Bhumika showed off their exquisite designs, the likes of Sushmita Sen, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Karisma Kapoor Kangana Ranaut made for fine muses.
Here are our favourite picks from the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018 runway:
Sushmita Sen for Muzaffar and Meera Ali
Words fail to describe how Royal and stunning former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen looked as she walked the ramp for Muzaffar and Meera Ali. Dressed like a bride from head to toe in pristine white with traditional embroidery techniques like zardozi and aari, Sushmita swept everyone off their feet. You can count on the classic bong beauty to sway her magic wand and cast a spell on us.
Shilpa Shetty for Jayanti Reddy
Actor Shilpa Shetty wore an exquisitely embroidered ivory lehenga with a scalloped hem and a matching beaded and embellished blouse, teamed with a rich, ruffled dupatta from designer Jayanti Reddy’s collection, This One Summer
Bipasha Basu for Reshma Kunni
Bipasha Basu looked red hot in a heavily embroidered red silhouette as she walked the ramp for designer Reshma Kunni. The actor modelled a dazzling garnet-red layered saree embellished with tassels and opulent gold embroidery, which was worn with an off shoulder asymmetrical blouse.
Aditi Rao Hydari for Payal Singhal
Fashion designer Payal Singhal’s collection for Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018 revolved around her mythical muse “Saira”, which was showcased byAditi Rao Hydari. The intricate patterns, jaali work, filigree and antique embroidery on the lehnga gave this look a sartorial edge.
Tamannaah Bhatia for Ashwini Reddy
Tamannaah Bhatia walked down the ramp for wearing a delicately embroidered, ruffled blouse teamed with a bright red skirt embellished with gold work and a champagne dupatta. Designer Ashwini Reddy’s “Tillotama” was a refreshing, edgy and modern take on couture fashion.
Karisma Kapoor for Ravi Bhalotia
Dressed in a breath taking white silver embroidered lehnga choli, B- Town hottie Karisma Kapoor looked like a dream as she sashayed down the ramp for Ravi Bhalotia.
Kangana Ranaut for Shyamal and Bhumika
Kangana Ranaut looked like a picture of confidence as she walked the ramp for celebrity designer duo Shyamal & Bhumika. The actor looked every bit like a ‘queen’ in the cream bridal gown, with a sparkling bustier and long train.
Sonakshi Sinha and Karan Johar for Falguni & Shane Peacock
Well known designers Falguni and Shane Peacock made their menswear debut at the Lakme FashionWeek Summer/Resort 2018. Sonakshi Sinha opened the show as she strode down the runway in a black embroidered jacket, fluid pants and a bralette while Karan Johar sporting a new, all grey look -closed it.
Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput for Anita Dongre
Shahid Kapoor and wife Mira Rajput gave us major couple goalsas they walked the ramp arm in arm for B town designer Anita Dongre. Mira was a vision in the ivory floral lehenga with a pale blue and pink print, while Shahid was seen sporting a traditional white bandh gala sherwani.
Kareena Kapoor Khan for Anamika Khanna
Fashion diva Kareena Kapoor Khan closed the Summer/Resort 2018 edition of Lakme Fashion Week as the perfect showstopper for designer Anamika Khanna in a black outfit inspired by a sari. The outfit was a form of sari drape paired with pants and a belt making the outfit unique and strong. Kareena who was seen in the stunning black embroidered and glitzy ensemble adding more glamour to the entire presentation.
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Guest Writer : Devika Sharma