Fashion Pakistan Week 2012- Day 2

Fashion Pakistan week 2012 day 2 was daring, stylish, modern and cool. The show was stolen by Kuki Concepts and super confident Kids modeling for the brand next. Designer Syed Rizwanullah’s collection wasn’t ready and not been showcased. One minute silence was observed before the show begins in memory of … Read more

Umar Sayeed launched his collection labeled Umar Light at The House of Ensemble

Umar Sayeed launched Umar Light at The House of Ensemble

Designer Umar Sayeed launched his collection labeled Umar Light, at The House of Ensemble on 3rd June. Umar Light — the designer’s third label — comes as a successor to the designer’s previous collections, Umar Psyche and Umar Batool, which are also in stock at The House of Ensemble. Sayeed … Read more

Bridezilla, no more

Tehxeeb Bridal Studio in Lahore

Shopping for the big day can be quite stressful for women. From designing the intricate jora, selecting the ornate jewelry to finding the right makeup artist, the to-do list can become very overwhelming. Now Tehxeeb bridal studio in Lahore helps out. Founders Ana Ali and Fariha Faraz have provided a … Read more

The Extravagant lawn Exhibitions 2011

The Extravagant lawn Exhibitions 2011

Summer season is heading now and it is the season of lawn, the new prêt. To provide the comfort of bright and smooth colors with lavishing designs, many designers and celebrities are bringing up their Lawn collections in the market in lavishing exhibitions and carnivals.

With high end courtiers like Umar Sayeed, Hasan Sheheryar Yasin (HSY) and Nomi Ansari and celebrities like Nadia Hussain joining the lawn bandwagon, the summer of 2011 promises exclusive collections. While retail stores like Bonanza just entered the lawn market, Sitara Premium Lawn collaborated with designer Shamaeel, bringing Shamaeel’s Luxury Lawn Collection 2011. Firdous Cloth mills have once again captured audience by roping in Deepika Padukone as Brand Ambassador.

Additionally, rumor has it that Khaadi, Faiza Samee, Shamaeel and Deepak Perwani will also be launching their lawn collections so it’s safe to say that the summer of 2011 will be a battle of epic proportions.

Brand Ambassadors for lawn this year are from TV to Bollywood celebrities like Sahista wahidi and Deepika padukone models for Firdous lawn, Sushmita Sen for Crescent lawn and Iman Ali for Asim Jofa lawn.

Umar saeed at carnival de Coture

Umar Sayeed Collection at Carnival De Coture

The premier charity fashion gala of the sub-continent Carnival De Couture took place in Lahore in April after a hiatus of two years. The Teachers Resource Center (TRC) and J&S proudly presented “Bio Natural Black Shine Carnival De Couture”. The show comprises three prominent Indo-Pak designers Tarun Tahiliani, Malini Ramani … Read more

Imran and I

It’s been 25 years since the fashion industry was first introduced to the phenomenon known as Imran Qureshi. To mark this turning point, we decided to give a bit of a twist to the obligatory interview: we had Imran interviewed by his own choice of journalist. That might not be … Read more

The Power List 2005

What is power? Who has it? How can you tell? These are questions that have no easy answers. Ask an assertive journalist, and you’ll hear a vehement dismissal of all glamour types and the list of powerful people whittling down to a stodgy industry bigwigs. Ask a starry-eyed showbiz fanatic … Read more

La Dolce Vaneeza

Some women are determined to write their own fate. Like Helen of Troy or Marilyn Monre or Cleopatra or our very own Rani. Controversy dogs beauty and no one knows better than Vaneeza Ahmed. Her erratic lifestyle, her clandestine affairs, her phenomenal asking price, her politically correct mantra, her highly … Read more