Bollywood celebrities galore took to the ramp as showstoppers for designers at LFW
Bollywood celebrities galore took to the ramp as showstoppers for designers at the recently concluded Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2014, held from Mar. 12 to 16, where 98 designers presented their collections.
Celebrity designer Manish Malhotra opened the fashion gala this season with actress Sonakshi Sinha walking the ramp for him in a long black kurta with white embroidery.
The grand finale saw Lakme brand ambassador Kareena Kapoor Khan in a long-sleeved, V-neck, glittering black gown.
Wearing an off-white kaftan with slits on both sides, actress Priyanka Chopra displayed confidence on the catwalk in a Neeta Lulla creation on day five of LFW.
Actress Kangana Ranaut, basking in the success of her latest film “Queen,” was the showstopper for popular multi-brand e-store Jabong.com where she made an entry in a silver sequined gown with subtle detailing.
Designer Anita Dongre ended day three of LFW with her “Varanasi Weaves” collection, which was a tribute to traditional Indian fabrics. Actress-producer Dia Mirza glided down the catwalk in a lemon lehenga and long-sleeved blouse.
Reliance Jewels presented Tarun Tahiliani’s collection on the first day of LFW. Jacqueline Fernandez was his showstopper and wore a shaded orange-pink-red net kurta-dupatta accessorized with a magnificent necklace and earrings.
To match the sensuous yet sophisticated look of her creations, designer Jyotsna Tiwari brought on the ramp adult actress Sunny Leone in a figure-hugging, fish-tail, net gown with glittering crystals.
Olympic medal-winning boxer Vijender Singh walked the ramp for ace designer Archana Kochhar. Singh, who is making his acting debut with Akshay Kumar’s home production “Fugly,” was joined on the ramp by co-stars Kiara Advani and Mohit Marwah.
Day five also saw actors Saqib Saleem of “Mere Dad Ki Maruti” fame and Sonal Chauhan walking the ramp for designers Kunal Anil Tanna and Surya Sarkar respectively.
Actresses Karisma Kapoor and Ileana D’Cruz stepped out in lehengas for designers Arpita Mehta and Anushree Reddy on day four of LFW here.
Model-actress Nargis Fakhri, who is looking forward to the release of “Main Tera Hero,” was seen on the runway for designer Shehla Khan.
Others like Prachi Desai, Kalki Koechlin, Amrita Puri of “Aisha” and “Kai Po Che” fame and Gauhar Khan ended shows for designers like Sonaakshi Raaj, Kommal Sood, Ritika Mirchandani and Ken Ferns respectively.
Sushmita Sen made heads turn in a cutwork skirt and bustier for designer Kresha Bajaj. Day four at LFW also had actors like Kirron Kher, Amrita Rao, Paoli Dam of “Hate Story” fame and VJ-actor Purab Kohli presenting the collections of designers Gaurang Shah, Sonam-Paras Modi, Sayantan Sarkar and Lalit Sengar respectively.
Stopping the show for designer Payal Singhal was actress Neha Dhupia, while model -actress Lisa Haydon ended the show for designer Monica & Karishma.
“Ram-Leela” actress Richa Chadda graced the runway for designer Sounia Gohil, and actor Ali Fazal of “3 Idiots” and “Fukrey” was the showstopper for designer Digvijay Singh.
The other Bollywood personalities who attended the fashion extravaganza were Kajol, Tanisha, Ameesha Patel, Sonali Bendre, Shilpa Shetty with sister Shamita, Urmila Matondkar, Pooja Bedi and playback singer Alka Yagnik.