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Best of Fashion Week: Cast your vote!

Last updated on: September 27, 2010 11:54 IST
Shruti Haasan for Satya Paul

We present to you the best creations seen on the runway this season. Tell us which you think was a cut above the rest!

We saw a lot of lovely ensembles dominate the ramp at the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week.

Stunning satin evening gowns, gorgeous ghagaras and luscious lehengas swirled, twirled and preened as the audience looked on, mesmerised by the work on display.

Now we want to know -- which was your absolute favourite? Which designer aced it this season?

Vote and let us know which outfit you thought was the best of the best!

We start off with this lovely blue-green drape, Satya Paul's showstopper, modelled by actress Shruti Haasan.

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Sexy black

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A Payal Singhal creation

Of course, it wasn't all about ethnicwear -- next up is this cutting-edge jumpsuit by Payal Singhal.

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Blossoming bride

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A Krishna Mehta creation

Krishna Mehta's bridalwear collection celebrating her decade in fashion offered a lot of traditional treasures, like this lovely ghagara and matching jacket in rich blue and gold.

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Short and shimmering

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Nicole Faria for Arpan Vohra

Sparkling cutwork was the mainstay of a line by Arpan Vohra. This tiny jumpsuit worn by Nicole Faria, with its lovely little jacket, was one of the most eye-catching creations he offered up.

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Classy couture

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Candice Pinto for Manish Malhotra

Manish Malhotra reaffirmed his reputation as the king of bridal couturiers with this spellbinding wine corset and whirling ghagara, carried off perfectly by Candice Pinto.

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Chic 'n' cute

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Nicole Faria for Debarun Mukherjee

Besides the formals, a number of chic cocktails and semi-casuals also made it to the spotlight. We see Nicole Faria posing here in a lovely little satin ensemble from Debarun Mukherjee.

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Flowing fantasy

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Pooja Batra for Babita Malkani

Pooja Batra made a regal comeback to the ramp in this flowing earth-meets-sky asymmetrical gown from Babita Malkani.

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Jewel-encrusted elegance

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A Payal Singhal creation

The credit for this softly draping silhouette in grey, enriched by an encrusted bodice goes to Payal Singhal.

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Pretty picture

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Nethra Raghuraman for Rehane

Nethra Raghuraman looked striking in this lovely blue-red ethnic number, teamed with a cutwork mesh dupatta by Rehane.

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Plush purple

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A Troy Costa creation

Designer Troy Costa went the red carpet route, offering up beautifully tailored gowns like this purple stunner, with slits at the neck and up one leg.

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Crimson crush

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A Satya Paul creation

Also in the running for best outfit was this heavily sequinned ghagara choli with floral embroidery, once again by Satya Paul.

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Cascading blue

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A Vizyon creation

Delicate as a butterfly, Vizyon's eveningwear included this flouncing blue empire waist with sweetheart neckline and just a hint of shimmer at the bodice.

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Fuschia flair

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An Arpan Vohra creation

With exquisitely finished silver cutwork circles caressing its shimmering pink borders, this Arpan Vohra sari certainly was the cynosure of all eyes.

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Set in stone

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Anjali Lavanya for Rajat K Tangri

Weighed down with perfectly set black stone embroidery, Anjali Lavanya's well-tailored jacket, the work of designer Rajat K Tangri, certainly commanded attention.

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Dramatic drape

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An Abhirahul creation

The sari is a romantic tradition in itself, but duo Abhi and Rahul went a step further, using a knee-length gold and pink jacket to add to the drama.

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Fusion funk

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Anjali Lavanya for Nandita Thirani

Nandita Thirani effortlessly blended Eastern and Western influences and the results were not only unusual but extremely attractive, like this velvety green and wispy purple dress with threadwork embellishments seen on Anjali Lavanya.

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Citrus splash

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An Anupamaa Dayal creation

Making her foray into bridalwear for the first time was Anupamaa Dayal and she didn't disappoint -- get a load of this fresh orange, lime and pink ethnic embroidered ensemble.

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Flirty cocktail

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Koena Mitra for Rajat K Tangri

Rajat K Tangri's showstopper sees him re-featured on the list -- actress Koena Mitra was a vivacious vision on the runway in black sparkles, ruffles and candy pink.

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Lacy looker

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An Arpan Vohra creation

The same goes for Arpan Vohra and this lacy brown drape designed by him, complete with a delicate glimmering belt at the waist.

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Pretty plumes

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Nethra Raghuraman for Debarun Mukherjee

Debarun Mukherjee's showstopping number, modelled by Nethra Raghuraman, was floral, feminine and had something of a wildchild appeal.

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Winsome vines

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A Manish Malhotra creation

Pale yellow and subtle bronze came together to create sari magic for Manish Malhotra with a winsome vine motif.

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Peachy passion

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An Abhirahul creation

Muted gold and blood red bring out the best in this Abhirahul anarkali.

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Jacket fever

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An Anupamaa Dayal creation

It looks like the jacket is making a big impression on ethnicwear for women this season and this Anupamaa Dayal design only served to drive the point home, in rather an elegant manner.

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Smooth as silk

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Carol Gracias for Vijay Balhara

And finally we have Vijay Balhara's showstopper, modelled by Carol Gracias -- those fine lines and vibrant hues made quite an impression.

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Cast your vote!

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So which do you think was the best outfit seen on the Lakme Fashion Week runway this season? Take the poll below and let us know!