PFDC L’Oreal Paris Bridal Week 2012

PFDC L’Oreal Paris Bridal week 2012 Day 2

PFDC L’Oreal Paris Bridal Week Day 2 turned out to be much better than the opening in terms of quality and style; apart from Teena by Hina Butt, the evening was vibrant, entertaining and interesting, with Ali Xeeshan’s fanfare taking the cake. Asifa & Nabeel Wedding wear is what this design … Read more

Customised accessories An emerging art

Customised accessories An emerging art

My biggest gripe with fashion schools, year after year, graduation ceremony after graduation ceremony, has been their lack of emphasis on accessory design. It is a well known fact that it is the elaborately-constructed accessories — headgears and general paraphernalia — that adorn the nubile fashion graduates’ collections which stand … Read more

For Designer Eid Dress see what Ensemble has to offer

With Eid just around the corner, fashion retail store Ensemble launched its exclusive collection featuring seven designers on Wednesday, August 24.
Nomi Ansari
With a collection of 16 dresses, four of Nomi Ansari’s latest designs featured full-sleeves of jamawaar with blue and shocking pink palettes of chiffon to make flowy shirts. This was Ansari’s formal line priced between Rs35,000 and Rs65,000.

Balochi handcraft: Fatima wants her work to reach the entire country

Balochi handcraft: Fatima wants her work to reach the entire country

Under the scorching sun in the rugged terrain of Sibi, Balochistan, Aziz Fatima makes her way to the creative center to begin her day. Having expertise in Balochi embroidery is nothing uncommon amongst Balochi women; what sets Fatima apart is her vigor to give back to the system. With her … Read more

Veet Super Model contest 2011

It was a pink extravaganza at the Pearl Continental Marquee on May 26. With ushers draped in baby pink saris, faux bare branches adorned with bright roses and a pristine pink carpet, the organizers of Veet Super Model contest 2011 used the color of femininity to embellish the event. Veterans … Read more

Wild cards of PFDC fashion week

Wild cards of PFDC fashion week

With the Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) Sunsilk Fashion Week at the cusp of commencing its third round,the fashion week’s host city, Lahore for its most exciting talents. Fresh off the board, these designers are incidentally all male, with unique design sensibilities and are set to prove their distinctive mettle in a fashion week studded with fashion bigwigs.
Who: Ali Xeeshan

Bridal Couture Week Lahore 2010 enthrals trousseau hunters

Bridals are the forte of the Pakistani fashion industry. If there was any doubt about that, the opening night of the Bridal Couture Week (BCW) effectively crushed it. From the organization to the choreography to the general presentation of the shows, it was clear that bridals are what the fashion … Read more

Second PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week – Day 3

An amalgam of excitement, color, glitz and glamor, Day 3 at PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week was opened by Karachi based designer Yousaf Bashir Qureshi (YBQ). The show started with actress and model Aminah Sheikh walking down the middle of the ramp wearing a white dress while YBQ painted on the … Read more

Second PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week in Karachi

The third day of PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week finally showed the creativity one expects from a four-day event such as this one. With a line-up featuring young talents like Ali Xeeshan and the quirky designs by the House of Kamiar Rokni, the night showed that there is hope for fashion in … Read more

The Lost Romance Collection by Ali Xeeshan at Lahore Fashion week

Ali Xeeshan’s fashion week couture collection is entitled “The (Lost Romance) by Ali Xeeshan”. Inspired by days of yore while keeping the political and social scenario in mind, the designer has chosen a brilliant and bright colour palette to reflect his belief of Pakistan being a nation of colours, carnivals … Read more