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Kolkata Fashion Week: Grand Finale.

And what a finale it was! Bipasha was a smoldering showstopper in her classic Bengali look. She wore a creation by designer duo Mona and Pali. I love the contrasting colors and work on the border of the sari. The long-sleeve blouse is an unusual but nice touch - I would only lose the puffy sleeves. Not a fan of those. Bipasha's long, curled locks remind me of Aishwarya ("Paro") from Devdas. Anyone else see the resemblance? Great. Now I've got myself humming silsilaa yai chahaat ka ...(L) Photo Credit: AP/Bikas Das. (C) Photo Credit: AFP/Deshakalyan Chowdhury. (R) Photo Credit: AFP/Deshakalyan Chowdhury.
John was smokin' hot in a Rohit Bal jacket. You may recall having seen it on Arjun at the "Mai Mumbai" show at Lakmé Fashion Week.Photo Credit: Reuters/Jayanta Shaw.
Mughda exuded springtime freshness in a Gauri and Nainika creation. I like the basketweave effect, and Mughda's watermelon lip color is a nice complement to the mint green gown.Photo Credit: Reuters/Jayanta Shaw.
Model wearing Mona and Pali.
Photo Credit: AP/Bikas Das.
Chitragandha Singh in Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna.
Photo Credit: Reuters/Jayanta Shaw.
(L-R) Model in Abhishek Dutta, Sagarika Ghatge in Marg, and Model in Soumitra Mondal.
(L) Photo Credit: AP/Bikas Das. (C) Photo Credit: BCCL/Atanu Biswas. (R) Photo Credit: AFP/Deshakalyan Chowdhury.

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Anonymous said…
loved the monapali sari
desipolitan said…
It's beautiful and very traditional, isn't it?

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