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Kolkata FW: Bengali beauty on a flower-filled runway

Last updated on: September 11, 2009 


Photographs: Avishek Mitra/India Blooms News Service

The second day of Kolkata Fashion Week was rounded up with designer duo Dev r Nil's collection, Frozen.

"We tried all natural fibres like pure silks and cotton, and stressed mainly on the cut-works...it's very time-consuming as all are hand-done. As for the colour palette, we stuck to traditional colours like black, red and white," said Dev.

Referring to the catwalk of flowers, Nil said it is the very essence of Bengal and the devi-look of modern Bengali women that have been highlighted.

Cutwork couture


To be sure, the cutwork garments were eye-catching. Pia Trivedi looks elegant in this ravishing red and gold churidaar kurta.

Sweeping entry


A lovely red ethnic ensemble boasts of light, sparkling embroidery and a billowy feel.

For the guys


On the menswear side of things, the patterns were traditional, relaxed and attractive.

Bridal beauty


Model Indrani Dasgupta sailed onto the runway in a delightful showstopping bridal outfit in shades of red and champagne.

Alongside their creations


The designers and their muses pose for the flashbulbs after a very successful showing.