We bring you the best dressed people who should have been on the ramp on Day 3 of Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017. Take a look. Text: Anita Aikara/Rediff.comPhotographs: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com *** Name: Eileen Chua, Singapore-based designer in Mumbai since 2011 Your look I am wearing a two-piece dress, from Singapore. It took me five minutes to pick this up and get dressed. I just threw it in! Hot fashion from Mumbai, Assam, Nagaland... My pink bag is made from real snake skin. Rediff.com, 2 months ago
What makes Lakme model Merrylin Boro so popular on Instagram? Find out. IMAGE: Merrylin Boro started modelling at 18.Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com Merrylin Boro, 23 is among the hottest new faces to feature at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week this season. She's born to parents with mixed origin: "My father is an Anglo Indian from the North East and my mother belongs to the Bodo tribe from Assam" she told Rediff.com. With no mentors to guide her, she started her modelling career in ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'All (models) are a little bitchy.' 'They do that because they will be thinking, 'Who is this girl? Is she a threat?' 'There's always that threat thing. But if I talk to some of them for even two minutes, they see that I am nice so they open up. But that is really rare.' Lakme model Priya Banerjee reveals the not-so-nice side of the modelling industry. IMAGE: Priya Banerjee Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com US-based Priya Banerjee, 24, started modelling about six-seven months ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'There are many girls in my village who can't do even half of what I have achieved; not because they don't have the talent, but due to the resistance they face from their families.' Three young designers from Kutch -- Lakshmi, Tara and Tulsi -- make their mark on the LFW runway for the first time. IMAGE: From left: Tara, Tulsi and Lakshmi. Photograph: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com While people raved about the outstanding saris, which were part of the collection, it was hard to ignore the ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
One of India's best-dressed designers Gaurav Khanijo reveals his ultimate dream. Is NaMo listening? Gaurav Khanijo once designed women's wear. But apart from dressing women, designers need to themselves dress sharply. When Khanijo would go out looking he couldn't find clothes for himself. So he started designing for men. New Delhi-based, Khanijo was among the six designers who showcased at Lakme's GenNext last season. His minimalist designs and strong cuts have made him a favourite among ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Petr Nitka's advice for Indians: 'It's time we destroyed prejudices and stereotypes.' All eyes are on Petr Nitka, 23, from Czechoslovakia, who will be the first gender neutral model to walk at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017 for a women's clothing line. Petr's dream is to walk the ramp in countries where homosexuality is illegal and that's what prompted him to approach LFW in India. Though born a male, Petr loves to model for women's clothes and (of course) androgynous fashion. He is ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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