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Fashion: 1930s vintage glam from Ritu Kumar

Last updated on: September 19, 2010 22:20 IST

Fashion: 1930s vintage glam from Ritu Kumar

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Day Two of Lakme Fashion Week drew to a close with Ritu Kumar's pret brand 'Label' showcased.

For the first time at the LFW, veteran designer Ritu Kumar offered ready-to-wear garments by way of the collection 'Summer Constellations' from her pret brand 'Label'.

Created keeping in mind Indian summer nights, 'Summer Constellations' sought to "evoke the sensory experience of a balmy evening, twinkling stars and the fragrance of mogra". Traditional textiles and innovative draping came together to create a very 1930's vintage look and as fairy lights twinkled above the ramp, the models made their entry one by one.

First we have Nethra Raghuraman swirling in this feminine delight with slit sleeves.


Image: A model showcases a creation by Ritu Kumar
Photographs: Dominic Xavier
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Chic capris

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Next are these balloon capris, which go perfectly with a shiny black-strapped affair and large tote.


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Strike gold

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If you're a fan of bling, this dress with matching overcoat and shining gold work down the front should do it for you.


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Sheer style

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Surelee Jospeh struts her stuff in a sheer, flowing kaftan and printed cotton leggings.


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Looking stately

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Model Nicole Faria strikes a regal pose in a blue and red sweeping ensemble with matching clutch.


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Lace and lack of symmetry

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The designer teams a white lace top with ruffled collar and rosettes at the neck with an asymmetrical, multi-print tunic.


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Subtle shimmer

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This tapering silhouette gives off just the right amount of shine.


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Aqua fine

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Sheer sleeves and a hiked up hemline define this aqua-toned mini.


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Playin' purple

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Nethra dazzles in a gleaming purple cocktail with textured neckline.


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Making waves

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This tomato red glittery number shows a pattern of waves weaving all over.


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Short and puffy

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We see Surelee once more in a grey, white and black asymmetrical ensemble.


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Hole in one

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Kumar scores another perfect piece with this lovely dress -- we particularly love that hole cut into the back!


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Pret pants

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White threadwork pants are teamed with a wispy, sequinned halter for effect.


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Sticking to the basics

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The quintessential jumpsuit with cowl neckline, in the quintessential colour!


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Go with the flow

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A free-flowing sleeveless kurta fading from white to brick goes beautifully with see-through, cutwork leggings.


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Dip-dye doodle

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Nicole steps out once more, in a dip-dye white cascading number.


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Fair flair

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And here Nethra steps out in the showstopper -- a gorgeous saffron and black ghagara with gold work and a jazzy jacket.


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Waving out

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Ritu Kumar's son Amrish, creative director of 'Label', basks in the spotlight after a successful show.


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