Wardha Saleem was born in Hyderabad, the cultural hub of Sindh, once known as the perfumed city of the east, now the last bastion of Folk crafts. Wardha Saleem graduated with a distinction in textile design from the Indus Valley School of Art &Architecture Karachi, where she currently teaches textile and fashion.In 2006 she started her label Wardha Saleem, which stood out for fusing indigenous embroidery, vibrant colors and traditional printing techniques with a modern silhouette.
Her label is available in 8 fashion outlets across Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad and Dubai. Wardha Saleem also ventured into the lawn business in 2011 under her own label for which she was nominated for the prestigious LUX STYLE AWARDS in the best lawn brand category. Her debut runway show premiered in March 2012 at the Showcase where she showed her luxury pret line ‘ JHIRKI’. This was followed by another pret collection “SIN’D” for Fashion Pakistan Week