A model presents a creation by Japanese designer Araisara at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2011 in Mumbai, India, 11 March 2011
The big day came and quickly turned frantic as news of the massive earthquake followed by tsunami that hit Japan. A group of eight Japanese designers were scheduled to show their collection at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai on Day 1 of Lakme Fashion Week.
With chaos around them but knowing there families were safe back in Japan, these amazing designers took to the runway to show their Japanese culture to the world. Some 79 designers will showcase their collections at the LFW Summer/Resort 2010 running until 15 March.