"When you see these pictures, you feel in love with them," said Saharan. "You want to look at them again and again."
Ritu (L) and Laxmi live in Chavvn, one of the few shelters for acid attack survivors in India.
The clothes were designed by Rupa (R), 22, who survived an acid attack when she was 15.
In a country where survivors of acid attacks dare not show their faces in public, photographer Rahul Saharan shot a series of fashion portraits of women who had been disfigured. Ritu (pictured) was just 17 when she was attacked.
Sonam and her sister Chanchal were sleeping when acid was thrown over them.
The following photographs question our notions of beauty and an ‘ideal’ body. Rahul Saharan shot a series of fashion portraits of women who had been disfigured after being attacked with acid.
Photo Source: http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/world/asia/india-acid-attacks-photo-shoot/
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