Along with the three star attractions of the tournament, defending champion Yaroslava Shvedova and India's very own Isha Lakhani took the ramp.
And when all the girls came back on the stage for an photo-op, Vijay Amritraj, doing his regular job of hosting the evening, couldn't help commenting, "I feel like I'm back in a Bond movie!"
The pretty and petite Patty Schnyder, seeded fourth for the Tier-II tournament, though shied away from the stage saying she didn't know if she could carry of the drapes well.
While the glitz and glamour was thrown in aplenty and the event organisers accentuating Indianness to the maximum, with flower garlands and oil lamps and an Indian dance show preceding the fashion show, it will be back to the court and sweat and sportswear for the girls once the tournament kicks off on Monday.
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