Models display creation of designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Santosh Hirlekar | PTI)


The 15th Anniversary celebratory season of Lakmé Fashion Week concluded with some impressive shows, inspiring fashion trends and upsurge in business of fashion. A Siliconeer photo essay.


This season saw a perfect blend of upcoming and emerging talent along with Lakmé Fashion Week veterans who returned to celebrate this special edition with elaborate off-site shows.

The designer lineup was one of the strongest any Indian fashion week has seen with the likes of Sabyasachi, Manish Malhotra, Anamika Khanna, Tarun Tahiliani, Wendell Rodricks, Suneet Verma and Raghavendra Rathore all showcasing in one power packed season.

To complement the celebrations were 15,000 visitors along with 163 buyers, 43 international and 120 national buyers, who contributed to the business growth. Increased presence from tier II markets was also observed this season.

Lakmé Fashion Week is organized jointly by Lakmé, a cosmetics and beauty services brand in India and IMG Reliance, the global leader in sports and entertainment event marketing and management. LFW has been conceived and created with a vision to redefine the future of fashion and Integrate India into the global fashion world. LFW is organized twice every year.

Models display creation of designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Santosh Hirlekar | PTI)

Models display creation of designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Santosh Hirlekar | PTI)

Models walk the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

Models walk the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hyderi walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hyderi walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Mitesh Bhuvad | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

Bollywood actress Soha Ali Khan walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

Hairstylist and wife of Farhan Akhtar, Adhuna Akhtar walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

Hairstylist and wife of Farhan Akhtar, Adhuna Akhtar walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

Gouri Khan, designer and wife of bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, with models during her show at the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

Gouri Khan, designer and wife of bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, with models during her show at the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

A model walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Shashank Parade | PTI)

Bollywood actress Isha Gupta walks the ramp for designer Arpita Mehta during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai, Mar. 21. (Press Trust of India)

Bollywood actress Isha Gupta walks the ramp for designer Arpita Mehta during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai, Mar. 21. (Press Trust of India)

Bollywood actress on the ramp for designer Anushree Reddy during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai, Mar. 21. (Press Trust of India)

Bollywood actress on the ramp for designer Anushree Reddy during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai, Mar. 21. (Press Trust of India)

Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor pose in an outfit by fashion designer Kunal Rawal, at the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015, in Mumbai. (Press Trust of India)

Bollywood actors Shahid Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor pose in an outfit by fashion designer Kunal Rawal, at the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015, in Mumbai. (Press Trust of India)

Bollywood actress Karishma Kapoor walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Press Trust of India)

Bollywood actress Karishma Kapoor walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Press Trust of India)

Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Press Trust of India)

Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi walks the ramp during the Lakme´ Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015 in Mumbai. (Press Trust of India)