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High fashion with Malaika, Jacqueline and more

Last updated on: September 7, 2010 17:57 IST
A Gavin Miguel creation

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.

Dip-dye reverie

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Diandra Soares for Gavin Miguel

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

Punky cut-away

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A Gavin Miguel creation

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

Mermaid musings

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A Gavin Miguel creation

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

Dare to bare

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A Gavin Miguel creation

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

Gift-wrapped and gorgeous

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Jesse Randhawa for Gavin Miguel

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.

Belle of the ball

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A Gavin Miguel creation

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

Shimmering waif

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Pia Trivedi for Gavin Miguel

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

Trio of beauty queens

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

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.

All smiles

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Manasvi and Neha flank Gavin Miguel on the ramp

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

French inspiration

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Mandira Wirk creations

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.

Dramatic brown

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A Mandira Wirk creation

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

Flirty sparkle

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A Mandira Wirk creation

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

Scarlet siren

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Candice Pinto for Mandira Wirk

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

Starry appeal

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Jacqueline Fernandez for Madira Wirk

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

Milk and chocolate

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Malaika Arora Khan for Mandira Wirk

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

As pretty as her muses

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Malaika, Mandira Wirk and Jacqueline

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

Timeless elegance

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Indrani Dasgupta for Rahul and Gunjan

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

Cutting-edge ethnicwear

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A Rahul and Gunjan creation

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

For the guys

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A Rahul and Gunjan creation

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

Short and sweet

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Candice Pinto for Rahul and Gunjan

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

Casual dude

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A Rahul and Gunjan creation

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

Showstopping stunner

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A Rahul and Gunjan creation

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

Team of talent

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Sonal leads Rahul and Gunjan out onto the ramp

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

'Play'ing it 'right'

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Carol Gracias for Shantanu Nikhil

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.

Jazzy jumper

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Candice Pinto for Shantanu Nikhil

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

Red riding hood

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Pia Trivedi for Shantanu Nikhil

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

The right kind of ruffles

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A Shantanu Nikhil creation

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

Young style

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Jesse Randhawa for Shantanu Nikhil

Jesse carries off a three-fourth jumpsuit with attitude.

All in a row

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Models line up at the close of the Shantanu Nikhil showing

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!