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M4marry wedding week begins: Vikram Phadnis' collections steal the show | Videos

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M4marry Models walk the ramp on day 1 of the m4marry wedding week 2016. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

Kochi: And the day is here! M4marry wedding week 2016 featuring top designers of the country is off to a flying start.

Collections of Bollywood's favorite designer Vikram Phadnis, who has been tasting success in fashion designing for 25 years, stole the limelight on the first day of wedding fair's eighth edition.

The mega world of fashion dawned at the Le Méridien in Kochi Friday as top models breathed life into Phadnis' collection.

The prominent colors of the show that Phadnis toyed with were subtle shades of beige and peach.

M4marry Fashion designer Vikram Phadnis and makeup-hair stylist Ambika Pillai share the stage. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

The ramp did not miss out on the bright red shade, a must in bridal collections, in his works. The final round of collections showcased brilliant hues of red embellished with mirror pieces.

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    Models pose for a photo. Photo: EV Sreekumar

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    Designer Vikram Phadnis and Ambika Pillai with Manorama Online chief operating officer Mariam Mammen Mathew at the m4marry Wedding Week 2016. Photo: Manorama

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    Sreejith and his crew perform at the m4marry Wedding Week 2016. Photo: Manorama

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    Models showcase Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: EV Sreekumar

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    Sreejith and his crew perform at m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

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    Sreejith performs at the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

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    Designer Vikram Phadnis and Ambika Pillai with Manorama Online chief operating officer Mariam Mammen Mathew at the m4marry Wedding Week 2016. Photo: EV Sreekumar

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    Models showcase Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: EV Sreekumar

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    Models showcase Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: EV Sreekumar

    m4marry Wedding Week 2016 | Shine
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    Models showcase Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: EV Sreekumar

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    Dancers of Dancity Academy performs at the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: EV Sreekumar

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    Vikram Phadnis and Ambika Pillai with models at m4marry Wedding Week 2016. Photo: EV Sreekumar

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    Malayala Manorama Editor, Philip Mathew, inaugurates the M4marry wedding week in Kochi on Friday. Photo: E V Sreekumar

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    Models showcase Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of M4marry wedding week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

    M4marry wedding week begins
  • M4marry wedding week begins

    Models showcase Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of M4marry wedding week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

    M4marry wedding week begins
  • M4marry wedding week begins

    Models showcase Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of M4marry wedding week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

    M4marry wedding week begins
  • M4marry wedding week begins

    Models showcase Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of M4marry wedding week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

    M4marry wedding week begins
  • M4marry wedding week begins

    A model showcases Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of M4marry wedding week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

    M4marry wedding week begins
  • M4marry wedding week begins

    Models showcase Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of M4marry wedding week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

    M4marry wedding week begins
  • M4marry wedding week begins

    A model showcases Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of M4marry wedding week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

    M4marry wedding week begins
  • M4marry wedding week begins

    Models showcase Vikram Phadnis' collection 'Shine' on day 1 of M4marry wedding week 2016 in Kochi on Friday. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

    M4marry wedding week begins

Long skirts, saris draped in a variety of styles, flowing lehenga and what not. Phadnis showed the audience how he churns out the best fashion for the diva in a bride.

Earlier, Malayala Manorama editor Philip Mathew inaugurated m4marry's online wedding store. The fashion designer was honored by Mariam Mammen Mathew, chief operating officer, Manorama Online at the event.

While the hair and makeup for the show was done by Ambika Pillai's Kaytra, the jewels were sponsored by Sunny Diamonds.

M4marry A model walks the ramp on day 1 of the m4marry wedding week 2016. Photo: Amrutha Menon P

The opening dance, choreographed by Sreejith and crew from Dancity Academy, Kochi, also added to the grandeur of the event.

The fashion world of Kerala witnessed opening of a new chapter when gorgeous damsels walked the ramp in elegant shades.

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    A model prepares backstage before the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

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    A model prepares backstage before the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

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    A model smiles as she prepares backstage before the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

    m4marry Wedding Week 2016 | Backstage
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    A model prepares backstage before the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

    m4marry Wedding Week 2016 | Backstage
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    A model prepares backstage before the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

    m4marry Wedding Week 2016 | Backstage
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    A model prepares backstage before the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

    m4marry Wedding Week 2016 | Backstage
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    A model prepares backstage before the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

    m4marry Wedding Week 2016 | Backstage
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    A model prepares backstage before the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

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    Designer Manish Arora (R) at the venue of m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

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    A visitor at the m4marry Wedding Week 2016 in Kochi. Photo: Manorama

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    Visitors at the venue of m4marry Wedding Week 2016. Photo: Manorama

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    A stylist prepares a model at the m4marry Wedding Week 2016. Photo: Manorama

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    Visitors at the venue of m4marry Wedding Week 2016. Photo: Manorama

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    Visitors at the venue of m4marry Wedding Week 2016. Photo: Manorama

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    Visitors at the venue of m4marry Wedding Week 2016. Photo: Manorama

    m4marry Wedding Week 2016 | Backstage

The coming days of the wedding fair are sure to give us more and we can't wait.

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