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Fashion week, Bombay. August 2014.

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November 4, 2013

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Photos from Delhi Fashion Week in 2012/2013.

Day One | LFW

September 4, 2013

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Malika Verma. Photographer, writer, stylist. Founder of Border & Fall. Lives in Bangalore. Likes En Inde & experimenting with sari. Wearing Shift.

“My wardrobe largely consists of cropped pants, neutral-coloured oversized tees, long jersey dresses, and saris.” //more

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Ria Kamat. Freelance fashion stylist. In a dress by Goldie London.

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Elton Fernandez. Make up artist. “I’m wearing shirt from Topshop, pants from Zara, earring from Udaipur.

I‘m in a stage where am just enjoying wearing black & white. I don’t know if it has anything to do with art or movies, but I’ve generally been listening to a lot of BIRDY. She can be melancholic but I love her voice and style.”

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Shibani Dandekar. TV host/singer/model.

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Meghna Bhalla, freelance fashion stylist. Wearing Nishka Lulla.

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Backstage at Nishka Lulla.

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Backstage at Shift.

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Pallavi Singh. In between runway shows. Loves potatoes.

“It’s been a year since I completely shifted to Bombay. So everything is exciting — walking at LFW, meeting new people, working on new projects, and just living here.”

Are you a good cook?
Yes. I make great rotis. And dal. And salad.

If you weren’t a model what would you be?
I studied fashion design but I probably be a doctor as I come from a family of doctors. My mom still wants me to get into medicine.

What’s next for you?
I’m moving apartments.

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Karishma Shahani, fashion designer.

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Yee Teng Kerr from Malaysia. Lives in Pune. Works as a pattern cutter at Ka/Sha. Wearing Ka/Sha.

Photos taken at Lakme Fashion Week, Bombay in August 2013.

Women + working class | India Fashion Week

July 3, 2013

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I’ve tried to put together the urban Indian crowd that attends fashion weeks(look at Bombay here). It’s a small filtered out crowd.

I’m sometimes asked about the trends I see in India. I can’t point at one thing and say this is happening. Can anybody? India is too vast and diverse. It looks like a lot is happening simultaneously within a small crowd. Colour blocking. Traditional/vintage mixed with new. Prints mixed with colours. Tailored. Structured. Asymmetry. Lot of customization and personalization.

You see a lot of people endorsing the designers they like. Borrowed for the day, gifted, or bought. (Lesly Lobeni in Varun Sardana. Karuna Laungani in Rahul Mishra. Sabina Halder in Abdul Halder. Ridhima Sud in Pia Pauro. Ruhi Sheikh in Bodice).

Designers wearing the clothes they make. (Arya John, Ruchika SachdevaHiroko Takahashi.) There is Sarojini stuff combined with online stores. Old hand-me-downs(Carol Humtsoe). Vintage(Monica) Head to toe luxury(Pooja Khurana in Dior+Karen Miller). Models are usually in loose casual clothes and flat shoes. (A bit of generalization.)

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Another thing you can’t help notice is the working class people at fashion weeks. You see them around on all days but start finding them in abundance on the last day as they start dismantling stages and stalls. It’s interesting to see how they mix with the fashion crowd. They move in lines. Mostly looking down. In & out of the same areas as everyone else – the smoking area, by the party lounges, the designers’ stalls, backstage. Through loud music, drunk happy people, media spotlight, celebrities. They don’t talk at all. Even when they are together they don’t seem to be talking much. Like they were told not to.

However, I didn’t photograph them just to show the contrast between the classes. Guess everybody knows it exists pretty much everywhere in India. I like their aesthetics.

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All photos from 2011-2012 WIFW in Delhi.

Women | LFW

May 29, 2013

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Archana Rao, Designer. Likes Oren Lavie, exploring paper, is fascinated with buildings and structures, lives in Hyderabad..

What did you do today? I was just working on completing a project for most of the day, met up with a couple of friends over coffee and cheese cake, wrapped up the day by watching Paris, je’taime in bed.

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Karishma Sanghvi. 20. FD student at Sophia College.

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Alisha Netalkar. Possesses deafening screaming abilities.

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Diva Dhawan. My blog was the subject for one of her college projects.

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Pallavi Singh. In between shows.

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Suhani Pittie. Accessory designer. 

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Shruti Bheda. BLUR girl.

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Karishma Shahani. Fashion & textile designer. Also sews, embroiders, cuts patterns. Likes Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Asif Avidan, Manish Arora, A Thousand Splendid Suns, Fun. Read more about her here.

If not a fashion designer, what do you think you’d be?
An anthropologist.

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Shweta Dolli. 23. Miss India South ’11. Studied Math at college.

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Rachel Bayros. Model. On nothing.

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Arshia Ahuja. If she was a kitchen utensil, she’d be a cheese grater.

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Preeti Dhata. Radiohead.

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Miss Universe India 2010.

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Steven Wilson lover in Periwinkle glasses.

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Tamara Moss in Rohit Bal. I really liked this show.

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Bollywood.

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Krishna Mukhi.  Works for Harper’s Bazaar. Hates florals.
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Photographs taken over the last two years (2011-13) at Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.

Pranav Misra

May 7, 2013

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Pranav Kirti Misra, 28(much older in his head). Designer at Huemn, models occasionally, writes poetry. Originally from Lucknow, lives & works in Delhi. Likes Marilyn Manson, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Dastik, Gareth Pugh, Ricardo Tisci, Like A Flower In The Rain by Bukowski, Ghalib. Would like to date Adele. Can have conversations with himself for days…

So..is it weird, talking to yourself?
Not at all.

It was a Sunday yesterday. What did you do?
I did not go to the gym.

Other than making clothes and modelling, is there anything else you’d like to do?
Yes. I want to fly. I want to act in theatre. I want to hold seminars in schools and colleges and talk about random subjects for hours. I want to write, sing, entertain people, make people laugh…

How often do you go back to Lucknow and how is it like?
Once a year. In Lucknow, life is simple, there is more air to breathe, and more time to think. But in Delhi, you miss on a lot in just a blink.

Photographed at Hyatt, Bombay during Lakme Fashion Week in August last year.