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High fashion with Malaika, Jacqueline and more

Last updated on: September 7, 2010 17:57 IST

High fashion with Malaika, Jacqueline and more

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Twelve designers are touring the country offering up the best of Indian fashion on the catwalk, with plenty of star power added on for good measure.

Yesterday, we brought you a glimpse of Day One of the Blenders Pride Fashion Tour, which hit Mumbai over the weekend from September 3 to 5.

The tour, which is into its sixth edition and promoting the works of 12 leading Indian designers across the country displayed collections from Gavin Miguel, Shantanu Nikhil, Gunjan & Rahul and Mandira Wirk on Day Two.

Showstoppers included Bollywood hotties Malaika Arora Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Sonal Sehgal. Take a look.

We start off with Gavin Miguel's seductive line of see-throughs and chic eveningwear. Seen here is a revealing white gown with crossover bodice and flowing tulle skirt.


Image: A Gavin Miguel creation
Photographs: Sanjay Sawant
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Dip-dye reverie

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Model Diandra Soares struts her stuff in a white and blue dip-dye creation with an impressive backless cut.


Image: Diandra Soares for Gavin Miguel

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Punky cut-away

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Jagged edges and bright metallics take the punky route on the ramp -- you gotta have attitude to carry off a dress like this!


Image: A Gavin Miguel creation

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Mermaid musings

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Royal purple swirls from ruffles at the top to a mermaid silhouette around the ankles.


Image: A Gavin Miguel creation

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Dare to bare

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If you've got it, flaunt it in this daring sheer number, worn over a black bodysuit.


Image: A Gavin Miguel creation

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Gift-wrapped and gorgeous

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Emerald green swirls around Jesse Randhawa in an immaculate ribboned gown that's so perfect it truly looks like she's been gift-wrapped in satin.


Image: Jesse Randhawa for Gavin Miguel

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Belle of the ball

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Moving into a cascading train at the back, this red ensemble is truly worthy of an A-lister.


Image: A Gavin Miguel creation

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Shimmering waif

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Pia Trivedi looks like something out of a fairy fantasy in a shimmering little outfit.


Image: Pia Trivedi for Gavin Miguel

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Trio of beauty queens

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Colour-coordinated in black and electric silver, Miss India-Earth 2010 Nicole Faria, Miss India-World 2010 Manasvi Mamgai and Miss India-International 2010 Neha Hinge model the showstoppers.


Image: Miss India-Earth 2010 Nicole Faria, Miss India-World 2010 Manasvi Mamgai and Miss India-International 2010 Neha Hinge for Gavin Miguel

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All smiles

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Gavin steps out alongside his three muses as the applause hits the roof.


Image: Manasvi and Neha flank Gavin Miguel on the ramp

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French inspiration

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Up next we have Mandira Wirk's collection, inspired by the Jan Luc-Godard movie Breathless, embodied French fashion of the '60s. Bright colours, cascading folds and silky sheath-like fabrics were the order of the day, teamed with chic bob wigs.


Image: Mandira Wirk creations

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Dramatic brown

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Make a statement in this cowl-neck number with asymmetrical neckline and floral motif like Sanea Shaikh.


Image: A Mandira Wirk creation

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Flirty sparkle

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Plenty of bling brings out the best in this mini, with its flirty, fitted cut.


Image: A Mandira Wirk creation

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Scarlet siren

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Candice Pinto struts her stuff in a crimson ensemble that reveals a lot of skin.


Image: Candice Pinto for Mandira Wirk

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Starry appeal

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Bollywood babe Jacqueline Fernandez comes on next in a red carpet special, shining from head to toe.


Image: Jacqueline Fernandez for Madira Wirk

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Milk and chocolate

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Malaika Arora Khan follows up with a satin gown that truly has the seductive appeal of chocolate.


Image: Malaika Arora Khan for Mandira Wirk

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As pretty as her muses

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The lovely Mandira Wirk looks as stunning in one of her own creations as do her celeb showstoppers.


Image: Malaika, Mandira Wirk and Jacqueline

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Timeless elegance

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Another serving of glamour was offered up at the Rahul and Gunjan showing, opened by Indrani Dasgupta in a classic green number.


Image: Indrani Dasgupta for Rahul and Gunjan

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Cutting-edge ethnicwear

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This cocktail sari in simple grey and black exhudes immeasurable appeal, especially the choli, with its sheer sleeves.


Image: A Rahul and Gunjan creation

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For the guys

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A well-cut gentlemanly suit will always have the ladies swooning.


Image: A Rahul and Gunjan creation

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Short and sweet

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We see Candice again, striking a pose in this pretty little fusion dress.


Image: Candice Pinto for Rahul and Gunjan

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Casual dude

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If you've got the bod for it, boys, you can carry off a deep-neck tee -- and here's how.


Image: A Rahul and Gunjan creation

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Showstopping stunner

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Model-turned-actress Sonal Sehgal, who starred in the recently-released Aashayein donned the showstopping sari in gorgeous black and red lace.


Image: A Rahul and Gunjan creation

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Team of talent

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Sonal leads Rahul and Gunjan out onto the ramp as the curtain comes down on their showing.


Image: Sonal leads Rahul and Gunjan out onto the ramp

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'Play'ing it 'right'

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And finally, we come to Shantanu Nikhil, who drew inspiration from Hollywood director Woody Allen's leading actresses to create their collection 'Play-right'.

First up is Carol Gracias in a white satin gown.


Image: Carol Gracias for Shantanu Nikhil

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Jazzy jumper

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Candice pouts for the cameras in a black fitted jumpsuit and bright attached wrap.


Image: Candice Pinto for Shantanu Nikhil

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Red riding hood

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Well, a slightly sexier version anyway! What say, Pia?


Image: Pia Trivedi for Shantanu Nikhil

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The right kind of ruffles

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Layers and ruffles define this classy number, with its becoming fit and one-sided shoulder detail.


Image: A Shantanu Nikhil creation

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Young style

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Jesse carries off a three-fourth jumpsuit with attitude.


Image: Jesse Randhawa for Shantanu Nikhil

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All in a row

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The designer duo didn't think it was necessary to have a star showstopping on the ramp -- their stunning red and black gown spoke for itself. Too bad we never saw them either at the end of the show!


Image: Models line up at the close of the Shantanu Nikhil showing

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