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A fashionable ode to Kolkata

Last updated on: March 7, 2010 16:25 IST

A fashionable ode to Kolkata

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Inspired by the rich heritage of Kolkata City's colonial history and its modern existence, designer Nilanjan Ghosh showcased a fashion line titled 'Babu, Bibi Aur Keta' on the third day of the LFW. Drapes, 3D silhouettes and pin tucks defined most of the outfits -- take a look.

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We start off with this all-brown outfit, set off by red suspenders and gladiator sandals.


Photographs: Uttam Ghosh
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Bow-tied but bare-chested

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It's not often you see so many colours on a jacket, nor a bow-tie without a shirt worn underneath!


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Mixing it up

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A kurta is worn over a sheer red sari with blue petticoat to create an ultraviolet-like effect. 


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Striped pajamas

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This churidaar kurta outfit is dominated by the coral tone -- and that handbag is pretty neat too.


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Coral domination

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This churidaar kurta outfit is dominated by the coral tone -- and that handbag is pretty neat too.


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Bowled over by the cowl

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Alicia Raut struts her stuff in a funky layered blouse with a cowl hanging down from the neck, much like a jacket.


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Gathering it up

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This number is 3D at its best, with gathers, draping and silky touches.



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Interesting drape

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With its dirty yellow tone and cotton border, this sari makes for an interesting drape.



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Feminine touch

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Nicole Faria shows off a pretty tunic with gathered sleeves and summery hues.



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Keeping it casual

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Ghosh looks relaxed on the runway in bermudas and sneakers alongside his models at the end of the show.


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