Lakme Fashion Week: Bollywood stars who sizzled on the ramp

Aug 29, 2015, 08:02 IST | Ria Lawrence

From Kareena Kapoor Khan to Ranbir Kapoor, most Bollywood stars took centrestage at a five-day Lakme Fashion Week 2015 as showstoppers for ace designers 

It’s that time of the year again when elements of art, glamour, colour and design blend together on one mammoth platform: The Lakme Fashion Week. Bodacious actors and leggy models strutting their stuff on the runway make for the blueprint of this glitzy gala. As the glitterati and fashion enthusiasts make a dash for the five-day fashion week that opened in the city on August 26, hitlist takes a look at some stunning showstoppers from tinseltown who sizzled on the ramp or are about to...

Ranbir Kapoor
On the ramp: Opening day
Style file: Bollywood’s favourite boy next-door walking for the filmdom’s favourite couturier, Manish Malhotra, was bound to be a smashing hit, and so it was. Ranbir strolled down the ramp in a burgundy jacket coupled with a pair of velvet trousers. Full points from our side.

Aditi Rao Hydari
On the ramp: Day two
Style file: This royal beauty took to the runway as the showstopper for celebrated designer Ritu Kumar, who presented her Varanasi Weaves collection on Thursday evening. Aditi donned a lush pink brocade sari with a gold churidar, albeit in a modern-day manner.

Dia Mirza
On the ramp: Day two
Style file: This actress-producer, known for her infectious positive energy, sashayed down the ramp for Anita Dongre, whose collection was an ode to traditional weavers and craftsmen. Dia looked resplendent in a black maxi with red embroidery and was joined on the ramp by a few weavers themselves.

Malaika Arora Khan
On the ramp: Day five
Style file: The uber glamorous Malaika is set to tog up in an Arpita Mehra number. Modern patterns infused with traditional silhouettes is Mehta’s USP and with a sex siren for a showstopper, this is bound to be one show worth keeping your eyes peeled for.

Shilpa Shetty
On the ramp: Day five
Style file: The svelte actress, who is a regular fixture at fashion shows for her envy-inducing figure and effortless poise, will be walking for Hyderabad-based Divya Reddy whose bridal wear collection is expected to be an amalgamation of sensual and atypical colours.

Arjun Rampal
On the ramp: Day four
Arjun Rampal  

Style file: Rampal is more than a luminary on the runway. With his chiseled physique and good-boy-gone-rogue looks, the man keeps returning to his first love — the catwalk stage. This time round, he is set to walk in designer outfit for an online portal.

Esha Gupta
On the ramp: Day five

Style file: While the dusky beauty is an usual suspect at ramp shows, she will be doing so for a young talent, Ridhi Mehra, this year.

Kareena Kapoor Khan
On the ramp: Day five (finale) 
Kareena Kapoor 

Style file: As curtains come down on the fashion extravaganza, Bebo will be the muse for designer Gaurav Gupta, debatably the most-talked about show of the fashion week.

Also on the ramp...
Day1: Nimrat Kaur
Day2: Lisa Haydon, Taapsee Pannu
Day 3: Shazahn Padamsee, Vir Das, Neha Sharma
Day 4: Ileana D’Cruz
Day 5: Amy Jackson, Rana Dagubbatti, Suvreen Chawla

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