Indian supermodel stuns audience at prestigious show
Usually it's the Bollywood stars that steal the headlines at Lakme Fashion Week, but this year the attention has been on Indian supermodel Carol Gracias. The former winner of theIndia’s L’Oreal/Elite look of the Year title title, yesterday walked in Hyderabad-based designer Gaurang Shah’s show at Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai, while heavily pregnant. talking about making history in the Indian fashion world, she said: "I have been doing his shows for many years now, so this time as usual he called and asked if he could book me. I told him I was pregnant and he still asked if I would walk for the show." Gracias told the Hindustan Times. "So, I gave it a thought, and realised that the clothes to be showcased are meant for all kinds of women…I thought if the designer would like me in his show, then why not? I really enjoyed the experience."
Bollywood A'listers who took to the runway included Jaqueline Fernandez for Manish Malhotra, Sonakshi Sinha for Anita Dongre, Shraddha Kapoor for Masaba Gupta, Lisa Haydon for Monisha Jaising and Kareena Kapoor Khan for Rohit Bal.