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Lakme Fashion Week: Kalki Koechlin, Karan Johar, Kriti Sanon steal the show on Day 3

On Day 3 of the ongoing Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018, Bollywood celebs like Karan Johar, Kalki Koechlin, Sonakshi Sinha made heads turn as they turned showstoppers for India's ace designers.

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On Day 3 of the ongoing Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018, Kalki Koechlin made heads turn as she turned showstopper for the designer label, Amoh by Jade. Wearing a sheer off-shouldered, sensuous blouse and an ornate, ivory lehenga she ended the show with a bang as the designer duo unveiled their “The Descendants Of Niyam Raja” collection on the ramp. Inspired by the royal descendants of the mountain God -- Niyam Raja, from the Niyamgiri hill in Odisha, which is a home to the Dongria Kondh tribe -- the collection had immaculately tailored garments.

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The collection revolved around Khadi, mulmul, varieties of cotton Chanderi and fine silks. Showcasing the perfect fusion of earthy designs with a modern twist for the Indian heritage, the ensembles emphasised the rich and vibrant history of the Indian Crafts. Contemporary interpretations were made with a rustic colour palette that gradually shifted to red and white, while neutral tones, saffron and aqua mint completed the inspiration. (Source: Varinder Chawla/ Indian Express)

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Filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Sonakshi Sinha turned showstopper for celebrity designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock on Day 3. Sinha started the show in a black embroidered jacket with fluid pants and a bralet, while Johar confidently strutted down as a showstopper with great style in a silver/black glittering peacock embellished jacket with white side striped pants, waist coat and topped the look with silver hair. (Source: Varinder Chawla/ Indian Express)

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After dressing women in India and around the world in their ultra-glam, glittering, couture creations, designers Falguni and Shane Peacock turned their creative design strokes on men's wear. The Louche collection, aimed at the millennial generation, was a power packed line. (Source: Varinder Chawla/ Indian Express)

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Master couturier Tarun Tahiliani showcased an avant-garde, dreamy collection at the Summer-Resort edition of Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) on Day 3. Gracing the ramp was Kriti Sanon wearing a beautiful pastel hue lehenga, transporting audience to a wonderland. (Source: Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)

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Gorgeous Yami Gautam turned showstopper for Manish Malhotra's first Merino wool line titled 'Inaya' at Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2018. (Source: Varinder Chawla/ Indian Express)

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The “Neel” collection by Gaurang presented on the third day of Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018 was devoted to shades of timeless indigo hues. With the handspun yarns procured from different clusters in India, the ace designer used his favourite weaving technique of Jamdaani and incorporated indigo in Kota, Benaras, Patan Patola, Paithani, Khadi, Kanjivaram and Dhaka weaves. His collection also included the cherished block prints like Ajrakh, Dabu, Bagh, Bandhani, Shibori, Leheriya and Batia. (Source: Express photo by Amit Chakravarty)

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Like always, the show was a memorable experience in music, dance, fashion and style. This season the show opened with a live band, singer Hansika Iyer and the very graceful Kathak dancer Barkha Patel.

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The ‘Vrisa’ label by Rahul and Shikha brought a vibrant, colourful and floral fantasy called “Chapter of the Forest” to ramp at the Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018. Giving a breezy vibe, perfect for summers, the feminine and alluring Chanderi creations were predominantly in shades of ivory. Sparkling with multi-coloured embroidery of flowers, leaves and botanical inspirations, the garments created a wonderland of gorgeous hues. (Source: Varinder Chawla/ Indian Express)

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Stylishly cut pants, perky tops, comfy tunics and elegant maxis were a perfect assortment to choose from for days when the mercury rises. The solitary sari made a solo impact with its unique appearance, with checks and floral embroidery fused together. Detailing was intense, as pleats and pintucks added excitement to the collars, necklines and sleeves of the ensembles. (Source: Varinder Chawla/ Indian Express)

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The quirky, gender-neutral, sombre, grey garments of Sumiran Kabir Sharma’s collection from his label ‘Anaam’ created a buzz amongst the audience. Working with a colour story of just black and purple, the designer brought in male and female models wearing almost similar creations that could be interchanged by both sexes without difficulty.

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Akshat Bansal’s label ‘Bloni’ made a remarkable impact on the ramp with his all black/white men’s and women’s wear collection. It was a line inspired by snow clad mountains and science of nature. He highlighted the plight of nature with his collection titled “Mourning of the Marine Life” and brought a deconstructed mix of linen, delicate Japanese lace and the amazing sustainable fabrics made from 100 per cent regenerated marine plastic waste that would often cause havoc in landfills or oceans.

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Shreya Oza collection for her label ASA at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018 were fuss-free with an accent on detailing. The ensembles had unique possibilities of working with a versatile look that could be quite effortlessly achieved by the wearer. Layering was acute with the striped and zig-zag prints appearing periodically on the garments.