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Fashion Pakistan Week Summer 2013 Day 2

The finale of Fashion Pakistan Week (FPW) 5 on 10th April outstripped Day 1 on every level; not only did Day 2 have a more promising line-up, with Shamaeel, SanaSafinaz, Deepak Perwani and Sania Maskatiya showing, some of the remaining 11 (yes, there were THAT many) designers’ presentations displayed creativity and finesse.

Shamaeel

The prize for the show that bowled us over must be given to Shamaeel. With her collection titled Extra-Orient, Shamaeel transported us into a world of powerful lady shoguns exuding femininity and sex appeal.
Sania Maskatiya

A crowd scan at any high-society chai party will show you just how popular Sania’s printed silk kurtas are. Playing on this strength, Sania’s Naqash collection at FPW5 was a saga of digital prints on silk and crepe.

Fashion Pakistan Week FPW4 Fall/winter 2012- Day 3 review

Well, not much of a surprise that Day 3 is the Finale of FPW4 fall/winter 2012. One wonders if it is a ‘week’ why would it ends on day 3? Probably because of coming Eid vacations and the earlier shifts of date from 17th to 21st October. Anyways, FPW4 in … Read more

Fashion Pakistan Week 2012- Day 3

The designer lineup for day 3 of Fashion Pakistan Week FPW 2012 in Karachi was  Shamaeel Ansari, Baani D, Ahmed Bham, Monsoon/Accessorize, Gulabo,Warda Saleem,Nomi Ansari and Rizwanullah( because he was unable to showcase at day 2 of FPW 3) Syed Rizwanullah’s collection was not upto the mark. Gulabo by Maheen … Read more

Showcase Day 2

Showcase 2012 Day 2

Fashion Showcase day two brought some promising fashion designers to the fore. The young Pakistani designers seem to love playing with colour and the concept of ‘Pakistaniyat’, as many collections were inspired by the cultural heritage of Pakistan.
Zaibab Sajid
Sajid’s ‘Mera Pakistan’ collection won the cultural race and was one of the best lines showcased on Day Two. The range drew inspiration from local art and landmarks like Minar-e-Pakistan and Bab-e-Khyber.

summer trends and colors

A guide to summer trends and colors

Summer, associated more with free sauna baths due to temperatures above 40 degrees, has its own rules regarding how people should dress. A peek into the latest summer trends in Pakistan reveals that tradition and culture are here to stay, with a majority of designers sticking to the trend of … Read more

Fayeza Ansari

Model Fayeza Ansari getting married to Designer Syed Rizwanullah

They have always been joined to the hip (most literally with their recent ad with Toni & Guy that sent shock waves for its raw sensuality) but little did anyone know that these best buds have transformed into lovers. When Syed Rizwanullah indeed confirmed that he is getting married to … Read more