After School

Believe-it-or-not moments from the first India Kids Fashion Week

THE BOLD AND THE PRE-ADOLESCENT

A young model faces a waiting posse of photographers and television crews

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CALL OF THE RAMP

A half-eaten roll amid hangers belonging to designer Narendra Kumar’s team

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GLANCES

Models check one another out in the green room of the India Kids Fashion Week 2012

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UNHAPPY MODEL

Samaira, who was participating in a fashion show for the first time, cries when her mother and a volunteer try to apply hair gel to her locks. A packet of Gems is offered, but it isn’t enough to change her mind

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FRIENDS

Some new friendships are forged, like this one between Mann Manik and Advitha Banke (in pink), who needs a drink of water after a first-ever ramp experience

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ASSISTANTS

Volunteers from a national fashion institute help a child model get dressed backstage

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FATHER AND CHILD

A model at the India Kids Fashion Week poses for her proud father