The subtle hues from Anushree Reddy’s ‘Mughal India’ collection whispered the designer’s efforts to bring out easy-to-wear heritage designs with the touch of modernity. The runway of Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2016 exuded this opulence, remnant of the Mughal era.

Soft pastels of ivory, sunset yellow and the colours of the ocean going into deeper regal tones of Red and Gold brought the perfect blend of romanticism with the feminine characteristics in a neoclassical ambience.

Taking cues from the Mughal dynasty, each design brings forth the raw sensuality with a wondrous feeling of being a part of history. The visual extravaganza showcased the purest of silks, mulmul, and fine cottons handcrafted into elaborate silhouettes.

Showstopper Shruti Haasan in 'Mughal India' by Anushree Reddy (2).jpg

The beautiful Shruti Haasan turned the showstopper for the designer in an exquisite Ivory woven Chanderi Lehenga with intricate scalloped handmade zardozi, with a dash of floral in the most delicate pastel lily print.

But my favourites remained the following:

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