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PIX: What Indian brides will wear this wedding season

Last updated on: October 29, 2010 17:27 IST

PIX: What Indian brides will wear this wedding season

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We bring you a preview of what will be on offer at the Aamby Valley India Bridal Week starting today.

It's almost showtime -- the Aamby Valley India Bridal Week commences this evening and all the designers are just about done with their fittings.

We managed to get a sneak peek behind the scenes -- here's what you can expect to see on the ramp!

If there's one thing you can't expect from Manish Arora, it's traditional togs. The maestro will be offering up his own version of bridalwear, a glimpse of which he offers here.


Image: Manish Arora with two of his creations
Photographs: Courtesy id8 Media Solutions
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Surveying style

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The designer is seen here in the fitting room, taking stock of a model wearing his outfit.


Image: Manish Arora at the fittings

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Loud and proud

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Anjali Kapoor's line promises to be bright and comprise Westernwear too -- she is seen here posing alongside a crystal-encrusted orange gown.


Image: Anjali Kapoor with a model

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Line them up

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Duo Ashima-Leena kept it largely traditional, with plenty or rich reds and deep greens. Here, Leena poses with their posse of beauties.


Image: Leena lines up with her models

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Working with a smile

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Rocky S was his usual relaxed self, putting on a bright smile and working cheerfully. Guys, here's what you can expect in the menswear department.


Image: Rocky S takes the fitting of a male model in a jacket

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Waiting their turn

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Models dolled up in Rocky's line await their turn by the racks.


Image: Models at the Rocky S fitting

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Bit of bling

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The designer works on a bling-thing evening gown.


Image: Rocky S with a model

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Final front

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And here we see a little slice of the whole collection -- elegant, wouldn't you say?


Image: Rocky S with his final line-up

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Earthy tones

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Expect to see rich maroons, muted gold and beige on the runway at the showing.


Image: Rocky S designs

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Down to the last detail

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Neeta Lulla was taking no chances -- she even fitted the final accessories, like this mirrored headpiece.


Image: A model in a Neeta Lulla creation

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Draping it right

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The designer handles a fuschia drape with care, to get the look just right.


Image: Neeta Lulla at work

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Hair care

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A model gets a hair embellishment on to go with one of Lulla's designs.


Image: A model gets hair accessories fitted

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A light moment

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A pretty young catwalker smiles for the cameras.


Image: Models at Lulla's fitting

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Ready to roll

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Lulla poses alongside two of her creations.


Image: Neeta Lulla with two of her creations

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Designs on you

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And finally, we have Archana Kochchar select a Gitanjali diamond necklace to go with her design, modelled by actress Mahi Gill. After all, what's a trousseau without jewellery!


Image: Archana Kochchar and Mahi Gill
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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