India Runway Week: Nushrat Bharucha, Karishma Tanna, Mannara turn showstoppershttps://indianexpress.com/photos/lifestyle-gallery/india-runway-week-nushrat-bharucha-karishma-tanna-mannara-showstoppers-5149868/

India Runway Week: Nushrat Bharucha, Karishma Tanna, Mannara turn showstoppers

The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) hosted India Runway Week (IRW) in New Delhi. A mix of new designers along with veterans showcased fresh trends and the show opened with Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell's 'Rajasthali' line.

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Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell opened the India Runway Week spring/summer 2018, which saw actors Nushrat Bharucha and Asha Negi take to the ramp for designers Kavita Aggarwal and Soniya Sanchi respectively. The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) hosted the tenth season of India Runway Week (IRW) at The DLF Place Saket, New Delhi. A mix of new designers along with veterans showcased fresh trends on Friday. The show opened with Russell's 'Rajasthali' line, followed by collections from Ridha by Rohit Arora, Varsana by Vandana Jaju and Aditi Jaju, Soniya Chandorkar, Nazila Sawhney, Aditi Aggarwal and James Ferriera.

Designer Kavita Agarwal showcased her collection of nudes that included structured pieces with applique work detail. (Source: indiarunwayweek/ Instagram)

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Nushrat Bharucha was the showstopper for designer Kavita Agarwal. (Source: indiarunwayweek/ Instagram)

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The concluding day of India Runway Week (IRW) was high on textile and handloom with five designers from the past seasons dedicating their line to textiles and handlooms during the finale show. (Source: indiarunwayweek/ Instagram)

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Karishma Tanna walked the ramp clad in a lovely pink-hued lehenga set from Magnoliaá. (Source: indiarunwayweek/ Instagram)

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The third day was opened by young and aspiring designers at the main show area by Apeejay Stya University which was also a knowledge partner of the event. (Source: indiarunwayweek/ Instagram)

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Showstopper Mannara was dressed in misty monochrome hues from designer Ashima Sharma's collection. (Source: indiarunwayweek/ Instagram)

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The finale was dedicated to handloom. The show was opened by Daniel Siyem's collection 'ShaKiLum' who used the textiles of the tribes of Meghalaya to create a deconstructed, gender-fluid collection that highlights the unique tribal essence of the state. (Source: indiarunwayweek/ Instagram)

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Twinkle Pupreja's designs were inspired by the form of Shiva's 'Ardhanareshwara'. Surface ornamentation and colour palette describe the concept behind the collection. (Source: indiarunwayweek/ Instagram)

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The fourth show of the day was a four-designer show by Shradha Goenka, Aditya Panchal, Shivani Bachheria,and Vaani Raghupathy. (Source: indiarunwayweek/ Instagram)