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Luxemi’s top picks from India Bridal Fashion Week ’13

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Tarun Tahiliani ensemble

Reasons beyond the typical runway shenanigans brought this years second bridal week, India Bridal Fashion Week ’13, to the spotlight. Several fashion editors unabashedly tweeted how hard it’s become to keep track of the unending fashion weeks taking place these days. While we agree it may be overkill and that gimmicks and celebrity show stoppers take away from the real focus, the fashion — we still can’t help but pay attention when bridal wear is involved (no surprises there).  And this round up of our favorite looks from ‘the week that was’ will make curating your trousseau and nuptial looks simpler!

Structured drama at Gaurav Gupta

Gaurav Gupta bridal collection

Gaurav Gupta

The coming-of-age of the gen-next Indian bride can be credited to Gaurav Gupta to a large extent. His love affair with structured silhouettes and western cuts continued with this collection too — perfect for a cocktail party or intimate reception.

Draped saris at Tarun Tahiliani

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Tarun Tahiliani

Tarun Tahiliani’s signature pre-draped saris stole the show this bridal week. We absolutely love their effortless drama. Just throw on statement earrings, pull back  your hair and you are sangeet-ready.

White meets gold at Rohit Bal

Rohit Bal bridal collection

Rohit Bal

Goodbye sindoor red bridal wear and hello white + gold! The past year has been all about white traditional wear (previously considered an inauspicious color for brides) and Bal dedicated ample runway time to this color combination. We heart!

Layered salwars at Falguni & Shane Peacock

Falguni & Shane Peacock bridal collection

Falguni & Shane Peacock

There is a certain degree of flamboyance and opulence associated with Falguni & Shane Peacock designs and their bridal line was no different. We are lusting over the layered salwars with sheer overlays —  a welcome break from the ubiquitous zari-gota anarkalis. We’re also digging the Senorita vibe of the updo!

Androgynous silhouettes at Raghavendra Rathore

Raghavendra Rathore bridal collection

Raghavendra Rathore

Raghavendra Rathore is India’s final authority on jodhpuris and bandhgalas. He extended his revered mastery to androgynous women’s traditional wear with sherwanis, bandhgalas and gowns this time. We can’t wait to slip into these styles for an engagement party!

So there you have it —  update your desi wardrobe with our handy guide.  It’s all about mixing tradition with a sprinkle of irreverence this season!

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Luxemi’s top picks from Lakmé Fashion Week Winter-Festive ’13

Autumn-Winter has arrived and here’s the thing: This Fall you can be utterly glamorous or unapologetically understated. You can be flirtatiously feminine or take the androgynous route, if you please. As long as you stay true to your personal sensibilities and have a little fun while you’re at it, you’re good to go. And this was a fact that was whole-heartedly showcased on Lakmé Fashion Week Winter-Festive ’13 runways.

The shows aside, what also became conspicuously clear is that Indian street style has really come of age. The venue was thronged by some of the most fashionably dressed people from the industry (and not just necessarily the Bollywood celebrities in attendance) – think stylists, designers, buyers and magazine editors in the coolest designs of the season.

Here’s a look at some hot-of-the-ramp festive looks we are absolutely digging this season!

Nikhil Thampi: Go for gold

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‘Indian Punk’ by Nikhil Thampi

This cropped jacket and draped skirt by fashion’s latest blue-eyed boy, advocates making some space for a gold rush. Yes, it’s a tad daring – but where’s the fun in safe, right?

Sabyasachi: Fit for a queen

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Grande finale by Sayasachi

Clearly, Sabyasachi’s interpretation of the jazz-age maharani is effing cool! This unexpected but delightfully charming pairing of satin and sheer half-saris teamed with a Breton striped blouses aptly epitomized his vision, making it an easy favorite.

Anita Dongre: The new-age bride

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The Jaipur Bride by Anita Dongre

Anita Dongre’s ‘Jaipur bride’ is calm, confident and independent, a far cry from her demure doe-eyed counterpart. She sips on red wine, sports a tattoo and even drives her own jeep! This look (need to get those dhoti pants now!) in a trending color for the season packs in just the right punch of nonchalant edge, making for a powerful statement.

Nupur Kanoi: Effortless cool

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‘Eccentricity Tour’ by Nupur Kanoi

We loved the relaxed and laid back vibe of Nupur Kanoi’s collection, the industry’s latest sworn favorite. Interesting layering of smart separates and zipper detailing particularly resonated with us.

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‘Eccentricity Tour’ by Nupur Kanoi

Easy to mix and match, you can amp up many a simple traditional ensemble with these standout pieces. Easy chic, if you please!

Rahul Mishra: Traditional with a twist

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‘Sunheri’ by Rahul Mishra

Rahul Mishra’s handloom couture collection, ‘Sunheri’ was a master class in marrying traditional textiles with contemporary silhouettes. These pepulm blouses paired with lehengas and saris have made it to our ‘worth breaking the bank for’ list. They personify an utterly fabulous symbiosis of age-old craft with a modern flair.

Payal Khandwala: A balancing act

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‘A Fine Balance’ by Payal Khandwala

Payal Khandwala‘s bid to provide the unusual has definitely found takers in us. These looks boasting of crisp skirts and jackets with exaggerated collars can be worn head-to-toe for an unconventional twist. But its real triumph lies in the fact that they are bound to shine equally bright as separates too.

Payal Singhal: Architecture meets fashion 

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(Left to right) Payal Singhal’s ‘Char Bagh’. Ziyaa lehenga, Mashal lehenga saree and Rumana lehenga

Payal Singhal‘s line was inspired by Persian-style garden layouts and juxtaposed ancient architecture and nature with contemporary cuts and modern silhouettes. We love the combination of blush pink with earthy undercurrents, laud the wearability of these ensembles and heart those statement earrings!

Manish Malhotra: Perfectly pretty

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The set up at Manish Malhotra

What made a fan out of us at Bollywood couturier Manish Malhotra’s show was his set. Aptly titles ‘Reflections’, the ramp was divided into two halves by a threaded veil as the models walked down simultaneously as mirror images of each other. Further dotted with a shower of lights, it was quite the sight to behold!

Until next season…

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Prabuddha Dasgupta – Iconic Photographer Captured The Bold Side of Indian Fashion

If there’s one person who defined fashion photography in India over the last few decades, it’s undoubtedly Prabuddha Dasgupta, who died unexpectedly from a heart attack on August 12. Whether it’s progressive portraits of Indian women or highly tailored, high-fashion editorial shots, the late photographer’s work embodies the bold, confident spirit of the Indian woman. Here’s our homage to Prabuddha Dasgupta, an artist who has inspired, captivated and empowered us.

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Prabuddha Dasgupta is best known for his controversial photo book Women (1996), which features nudes and portraits of urban Indian women, but what we love most is his fashion editorial work. His vibrant, poignant photos have filled the pages of magazines like Vogue India, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ India, Elle, Marie-Claire and Vogue, often depicting his well-known muses, Padma Lakshmi and Lakshmi Menon. Dasgupta was also the artistic eye behind major photo campaigns from designers such as Hermes, Ritu Kumar and Yves Saint Laurent. No matter his client, the photographer always brought his signature blend of boldness and beauty.

Prabuddha Dasgupta’s work reminds us why we fell in love with Indian fashion. Here are a few of the Dasgupta photos we’ll remember for years to come!

His photos for Hermes France, depicting the designer’s gorgeous saree collection.

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A striking black and white photo from his Ritu Kumar shoot.

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Some of his most vibrant photos from Vogue India.

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Frida Kahlo – An Artist In Painting and Fashion

Folk artist. Nonconformist. Visionary. Eccentric. Feminist.  A lot of words have been used to describe Mexican surrealist painter Frida Kahlo and her colorful, complex life, but for Luxemi, one important descriptor is missing from the list: Style icon. Whether it was her art or her fashion, Frida always marched to the beat of her own  drum. Here’s what we love most about the painter’s iconic personal style.

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Frida is known for her eclectic mix of indigenous Mexican patterns, vibrant colors, full skirts and funky statement jewelry. Whether she was out with her artist husband Diego Rivera or at home behind the easel, Frida always chose bold clothing that spoke to her individuality. The artist also incorporated her quirky fashion sense into her famous self-portraits, in which she often depicted herself wearing scarves or flowers wound through her hair, and chunky necklaces and rings.

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Vogue Mexico channeled Frida with this fashion spread inspired by the painter’s unique fashion sensibility. The mag gave Frida’s signature headscarves, oversized cocktail rings, and bright colors a modern twist that proves once and for all that Frida is a timeless symbol of individuality. Confession: We’re also loving the Indian-inspired bangles in these looks!

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Luxemi can help you put your unique stamp on Frida’s funky style. Chances are, your saree or salwar already features some of the vibrant embellishments or textile work Frida was known for rocking. The key to taking your look to the next level? Accessories. Try pairing your favorite saree or salwar with this jewelry to let your artistic side shine. (And while you’re at it, feel free to put fresh flowers in your hair!)

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Pictured, clockwise from left: Dual Strand Gold Gungaro Necklace; Navajo Cocktail Ring with Ruby and Emerald Quartz; Crescent Kundan earrings with Pearl Drops; Sterling Silver Lotus Bracelet with Fluorite and Sapphires; and Gold Bracelet Set with Black Accents, all available from Luxemi.

Luxemi loves when creativity and fashion go hand in hand, and there’s no better symbol of fashion’s artistic side than Frida Kahlo. Our accessory collection features necklaces, rings, bangles, hand chains and tikkas that will transform your wardrobe staples into eclectic forms of self-expression!

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Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 – Emerging Indian Designers

During every fashion week, there’s always that moment: The second when you realize you’re witnessing a collection from a designer who’s going to hit it really big really soon. Between Gen Next and the relative newcomers showing on the main stage, there were plenty of up-and-coming designers worth buzzing about at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012. Here are three emerging designers who sent looks that caught our attention down the Lakme runway.

Sidharta Aryan

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It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a lehenga-inspired look as chic as Sidharta Aryan’s fitted floor-length print lehenga skirt and the sleek gold metallic jacket he paired with it. Add in tweed-inspired fabrics and 1960s-esque ethnic prints, and you’ve got a collection that makes major impact. Luxe fans, did Sidharta take a fashion forward step forward or make a fashion misstep by using mixed prints in his Lakme collection?

Vaishali Shadangule

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Luxemi loves putting a modern twist on old school Indian fashion, so Vaishali Shadangule definitely gets kudos for deconstructing traditional fabrics to create the airy one-piece sarees in her Lakme collection. She also used vibrant headpieces to tie together each look — a trend we saw a lot of Lakme designers embracing (and loved)! Vaishali’s designs definitely make a strong statement; which look can you see yourself actually wearing?

Payal Khandwala

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With muted colors and billowy silhouettes, this ultra-cohesive collection relies on color pairings and volume, rather than embellishments, to create drama. That approach leaves a lot of room for accessorizing. Luxe fans, do you think these looks are perfectly simple or borderline boring? We’d also love to hear what Indian jewelry you’d pair with these Payal Khandwala dresses.

Whether it’s an up-and-comer or a familiar face like Manish Malhotra, each designer at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 brings a unique blend of fashion inspiration to the runway. Want to see more collections the fashion world is talking about? Check out Luxemi’s full Lakme coverage!

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Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 – Best Collections

Forget Paris Fashion Week, Milan Fashion Week and New York Fashion Week (well, maybe not entirely): For us, the most exciting fashion show of the year is Lakme Fashion Week. Five days and dozens of designers later, we’re still in awe over how much gorgeous, cutting-edge Indian fashion hit the Lakme runway this week. Here are our picks for the best of the best from Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012.

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We’ve been loving Anita Dongre for awhile now, but her Lakme Winter Festive 2012 collection is definitely the best we’ve seen from her since her Grassroots line hit the runway. Our favorite part of Anita’s new collection is its strong East-meets-West vibe. We can’t remember the last time we saw modern Western silhouettes paired so perfectly with traditional Indian embroidery work. We could easily imagine Frieda Pinto wearing the royal blue full-skirt gown on the Red Carpet.

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If you saw the July issue of Glamour, you already know that a major Fall 2012 trend is pairing denim with Indian jewelry (did you catch the Luxemi piece profiled in that issue?). Judging from Ritu Beri’s innovative, avante garde Lakme Winter/Festive 2012 collection, the eclectic denim trend isn’t going away anytime soon. Ritu made denim instantly chic by mixing it with lace, knit, ruffles, and punchy patterns — an artsy, textured look we’ll definitely be rocking for fall!

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While we’re on the topic of texture: Did you see the way the metallic, houndstooth-inspired embroidery shimmered in Sailex Ngairangbam’s Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 looks? And then there was his ingenious twist on the saree: The simple addition of that oversized metallic collar immediately puts a Great Gatsby twist on the silhouette we already love.

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Our pick for the most wearable line of Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 is Pia Pauro. With high-impact tribal prints and daywear silhouettes that would look good on any girl, the Pia Pauro collection is definitely one worth keeping on your radar for Fall 2012.

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Sometimes simplicity makes a stronger statement than prints or embellishments. Case in point: Wendell Rodricks’ gorgeous, easy-breezy Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 line. With airy silks draped in free-flowing silhouettes, these floor-length dresses and wraps prove that the mod aesthetic is back for Fall 2012. Our favorite look is definitely Wendell’s fluid dress and pants set, which looked like liquid metal as it moved down the runway.

What were your favorite fashion moments from Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012? We’d love to hear what silhouettes, colors and textures will be influencing your Fall 2012 wardrobe. And for a look at the best of Lakme Fashion Week’s Gen Next designers, check back with the Luxe Report later this week!  

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Vintage Saree Photos + Saree History – The Saree is Still Pure Magic

The saree has been enchanting the world ever since the first woman wrapped herself up in its six yards of magic thousands of years ago. Whether it’s conveying a playful vibe at a traditional Indian celebration or commanding the spotlight on the Red Carpet, the saree is still a vision of sensual sophistication. Magic guaranteed.

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According to one folk story, a love-stricken weaver created the first saree after he dreamt of a beautiful, sensuous woman. He spun long drapes of fabric to mimic the woman’s flowing hair, and infused vibrant colors in the saree to match her personality and warmth. Overwhelmed with how beautiful the garment was, he didn’t stop draping until the fabric stretched to 9 yards. The weaver left the midriff bare, reflecting the Hindu belief that the navel is the ultimate source of creativity and life.

History says the saree dates back to 2800 to 1800 B.C. By then, ancient Indus Valley civilizations were already captivated by its sensuality and magic. Sexy without showing too much skin, the saree has been called “the apparel that covers all yet reveals all.” Styles have changed through the centuries, but there’s one thing we know for sure: the saree’s sensual draping and alluring midriff still have the same magical aura today.

Want proof that the saree’s six yards of magic transcends any era? Check out these gorgeous 1950s snapshots of women in sarees (via Life Magazine).

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Luxemi can help you channel the sophistication and beauty of these women in vintage sarees. Luxemi’s Red Screen Print with Gold Sequins by Satya Paul features the same movement and artistic pattern pairing as the vintage saree in the first photo. For a strong, simple statement like the woman in the white saree, our pick is this Embellished Saree with Contrast Blouse. And to emulate the third woman’s charisma, try this plaid-inspired Giraffe Print Sequined Saree by Satya Paul. It’s got the iconic six yards of magic, plus plenty of sequins hand-threaded throughout.

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And here’s the best part: Women of every body type can capture the saree’s six yards of magic. Luxemi’s collection includes sarees for every occasion and personal style — plenty of magic included.

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Solange Knowles – Fashion Rebel with A Colorful Streak

Beyoncé Knowles may be a fashion household name, but her little sister Solange has been gaining a style following of her own lately. With her penchant for bright colors, a funky retro vibe and an undeniable adventurous streak, Solange is quickly becoming one of our fave fashion heroes.

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We can’t think of many celebs who pull of street style as effortlessly as Solange does. Whether she’s hanging with her son, Daniel Julez Smith, Jr., or taking a stroll in NYC, she always steps out in style. We love how she put a fresh spin on office wear classics by pairing these high-waisted pleated pants with a vintage fitted jacket. But what made the look was the vibrant orange blouse, which is fitting, given that no Solange outfit is complete without a quirky pop of color.

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Even though Solange’s street style has us smitten, Beyoncé’s little sister can definitely work the Red Carpet. We’re digging the daring print and asymmetrical hems on this artsy Vera Wang gown she wore in Spring 2012. And did we mention her gorgeous, bright pink lip color?

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Whether it’s neon lipstick or a bold designer dress, Solange’s daredevil demeanor shines most when she turns up the color dial. We’ve spotted Solange in a lot of yellow lately, but her custom Rachel Roy dress from the 2012 Met Gala definitely took her color fetish to the next level. The gorgeous peplum waist and modern, architectural lines on this dress were the perfect, classic canvas for Solange’s spunky signature hue.

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Solange is also known for picking funky, unconventional patterns like these florals, which remind us of the standout pieces from the Spring 2012 Louis Vuitton collection. (Beyoncé has also been embracing flower prints. Did you see her rocking those Hawaiian print pants from Stella McCartney’s 2012 Resort Wear Collection?)

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One aspect of Solange’s style that really sets her apart from the pack is her fondness for fabulous accessories, whether it be a daring hairstyle, vintage Chanel, unconventional nails or, of course, bold necklaces, rings, and bracelets. We love Solange’s affinity for pairing chunky bracelets with everything from designer evening gowns to vintage button-down blouses. We can see our Luxe fans looking just as gorgeous in their Indian bangles or collar necklaces!

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Want to inspire your inner fashion risk-taker? Luxemi’s collection includes sarees and salwars (pictured above!) that have Solange’s funky taste written all over them. Whether you’re going for her signature yellow or an imaginative print, we’ve got the perfect look to push you outside your fashion comfort zone.

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Mango Salwar with Gota Embroidery by Nikasha $258 to Borrow

Striped Saree with Contrast Blouse by Satya Paul $358 to Buy

Striped “Mod” Embroidered Saree by Satya Paul $178 to Borrow

Hot Pink Silk Coat with Sequins$578 to Buy

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London Olympics 2012 Fashion – Gold Gladiator Glam

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After four years of anticipation, the London 2012 Olympics are finally here — and we’ve definitely caught Olympics fever. Given the games’ history of adorning the world’s best athletes in gold, silver and bronze, there’s no better time than now to give your wardrobe the Midas Touch. Here’s how to channel your inner golden gladiator in time for Friday’s Summer 2012 Olympics opening ceremony.

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Vogue India fell head over heels for Olympics-inspired fashion in its July 2012 issue, and this was the mag’s general consensus: Go for the gold. From warrior collars to sequined blouses and metallic mini-dresses to fierce cuff bracelets, these looks put a bold spin on gladiator glam.

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From its heavily embellished Gota border to its powerful use of fuchsia, this Navy & Pink Georgette Gota Border Saree has warrior written all over it. Pair it with these impactful Sterling Silver Engraved Hanging Earrings or these Sterling Silver and Red Glass Earrings to ensure you’ll reign supreme over any fashion scene

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For another gladiator-influenced look, try accenting Luxemi’s sheen Gold Sequin Salwar with Red Contrast with our Circular Gold Disc Headpiece. Thanks to style icons like Nicole Richie and Alicia Keys, the classic headpiece is just as stylish now as it was in the early days of Olympic fashion!

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Want to give your favorite saree an Olympic-worthy makeover? This Gold Sequin Blouse by Wild Orchid packs a powerful gold punch that will make any outfit ready for the winner’s podium. Luxemi’s accessory collection also has heavy collars to match every accessory style.

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For a bit of the Midas Touch, our picks are this Crystal Collar with Black Drops Set or this Kundan Set with Pearl Embellishments with stunning meenkari detailing on its reverse.

No matter what country you’ll be cheering for at the London Olympics 2012 (our money is on India to win archery, badminton and wrestling!), a gorgeous gold look is the perfect way to celebrate. Check through the rest of our collection for more glam gold sarees, salwars and accessories.

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2012 Emmys Inspired Fashion – New Girl, Girls, Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire

Is it just us, or are there a lot of fashionable women on Emmy nominated shows this year? From Zooey Deschanel and Christina Hendricks to Kelly MacDonald and Jemima Kirke, these women not only give stellar performances, they each have very distinct style sense that we love. Here are some Luxemi looks inspired by these ladies’ iconic, Emmy-worthy performances.

Zooey Deschanel – Jess Day, The New Girl

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Whether it’s a quirky tuxedo manicure or a vintage peplum waist gown, Zooey Deschanel’s fashion choices always echo the singer-actress’ funky retro vibe. And the same goes for Jess Day in “The New Girl.” Our pick for Zooey and her quirky New Girl counterpart is this 1960s-inspired Turquoise Saree with White Patterns. The white paisley gives this darling chiffon saree just the right hint of retro to mirror Zooey’s style.

Christina Hendricks – Joan Harris, Mad Men 

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The big surprise of the 2012 Primetime Emmys nominations is that Mad Men Costume Designer Janie Bryant was snubbed for the first time in the show’s five seasons. Still, there’s no denying the strong style that she outfits Christina Hendricks in to convey Joan Harris’ power and sex appeal. This Coral Wrap by Nikasha has a wrap fit that would accentuate Joan’s curves and undeniable 1960s flair. And the fact that it’s in Joan’s signature red makes it an even better fit for Sterling Cooper Draper’s sultry office manager.

Kelly MacDonald – Margaret Schroeder, Boardwalk Empire

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We love how Margaret’s style evolved in the second season of “Boardwalk Empire,” turning her from a modest (yet still chic) housewife into a sophisticated fashionista who embraces the era’s elaborate flapper style. This gorgeous, coppery Net Saree with Beaded Applique channels the era’s penchant for beading and shimmer while still reflecting the sophistication of Margaret and Irish actress Kelly MacDonald.

Jemima Kirke – Jessa, Girls

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No show this year has captured the twenty-something culture quite like HBO’s “Girls.” Each of the show’s girls has a distinct style, making it difficult for us to pick a favorite from this New York City foursome, but there’s something about ultra Bohemian Jessa that we’re definitely feeling. To portray Jessa’s eclectic, funky style, Jemima Kirke wears everything from oversized bangles and unconventional earrings and pairs them with flowing pants and feather-embellished coats. To put an Indian spin on Jessa’s style, we love these artful Kashmiri Kundan Wrap Around Earrings paired with this bold Turquoise Lotus Bracelet with Sapphires.

Whether it’s Jessa’s hip, eclectic edge or Margaret’s flapper flair, Luxemi can help you capture all the television the fashion statements you just can’t live without. We can’t wait to see which of these ladies wins big on the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards Red Carpet.

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