Fashion

Fashion Pakistan Council announces the dates for #FPW2016

Fashion Pakistan Council has announced the dates for Fashion Pakistan Week Winter Festive 2016. The three-day premiere fashion event is scheduled to take place from October 30th 2016 to November 1st 2016.

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Fashion Pakistan Council is celebrating 10 years of style with 2016 being the 11th fashion week, the new Fashion Pakistan Council board members, FPC selects its new board comprised of veteran and renowned designers Maheen Khan, Maheen Karim, Nauman Arfeen, Obaid Sheikh, Aamna Aqeel with Deepak Perwani as the Chairperson and Nida Azwer as the CEO.

Fashion Pakistan Council’s Chairperson Deepak Perwani commented “This year’s Fashion Pakistan week is a celebration of the evolution of style through a decade. It promises to be a nostalgic experience along with showcasing budding new talents.

Fashion Pakistan Week is a platform for new designers to be a part of this industry along with the aspiring designers to exhibit their creativity at this prestigious event. This year Fashion Pakistan Week is going to take place in Karachi from October 30th 2016 to November 1st 2016.

Momina Teli exhibits her Eid Collection 2016

Momina Teli is all set to host an exhibition for her Eid Collection on 3rd September, 2016 in Karachi.

Momina Teli's AW'16 Collection

Momina Teli’s AW’16 collection is a mix of edgy silhouettes along with her signature styles. Staying on top of trends, the collection features a variety of cold shoulder and off-shoulder tops with avant-garde details and is mostly influenced by pastels and earthy tones, featuring floral motifs and delicate embellishments with sequins and beads.

Momina Teli's AW'16 Collection

Talking about the latest collection, designer Momina Teli shares, “Keeping Eid and other festive occasions in mind there is a wide range of ensembles along with a cotton based capsule collection that is perfect for more day to day affairs. There are a variety of cuts including short length tunics, capes, wraps and asymmetrical hemlines to define a few.”

Momina Teli's AW'16 Collection

All in all it is a fun, feminine and contemporary range. Every piece is made with pure finesse and there are subtle elements that are sure to catch your eye.

AW'16 Collection

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Gulabo showcased on the first day of Fashion Pakistan Week 2016

Gulabo, the fashion forward clothing and accessories brand by Maheen Khan, showcased their latest collection on the first day of Fashion Pakistan Week 2016.

Titled “I AM Karachi” the Gulabo Spring Summer Collection’s inspiration is the city of Karachi and the world. The city that has heart.Where art, architecture, cuisine and fashion of the world are embraced with open arms. Where the sea offers its gifts of flavors from far off places, flavors that blend deliciously with our rich, homegrown traditions.Where the east and west actually do meet! Simply Gulabo!

I AM Karachi - Gulabo

Areeba Habib for Gulabo

“The collection that we are showcasing at FPW is inspired from Karachi.” Maheen Khan, the CEO of Gulabo explains.

The styling and jewelry for the Gulabo FPW 2016 showcase is by the uber talented Aarij Hashimi, and the collection has been designed by Maheen Khan and Waqaruddin, Gulabo design assistant. The collection was incorporated with jumpsuits and separates that was very of the Gulabo signature style.

I AM Karachi - Gulabo

I AM Karachi – Gulabo

Ayesha Omer opened the show for Gulabo with other models walking the ramp like Shahzad Noor, Sunita Marshall and many others while having Areeba Habib as the showstopper of the show.

I AM Karachi - Gulabo

 

Photography Credit: Bizmax TV

Gulabo showcasing on the first day of Fashion Pakistan Week 2016

Gulabo, the fashion forward clothing and accessories brand by Maheen Khan, is all set to showcase their latest collection on the first day of Fashion Pakistan Week 2016.

Gulabo at FPW16

Gulabo at FPW16

Titled “I AM Karachi” the Gulabo Spring Summer Collection’s inspiration is the city of Karachi and the world. The city that has heart.Where art, architecture, cuisine and fashion of the world are embraced with open arms. Where the sea offers its gifts of flavors from far off places, flavors that blend deliciously with our rich, homegrown traditions. Where the east and west actually do meet! Simply Gulabo!

Gulabo sneak peek for FPW16

Gulabo sneak peek for FPW16

“The collection that we are showcasing at FPW is inspired from Karachi.” Maheen Khan, the CEO of Gulabo explains.

The styling and jewelry for the Gulabo FPW 2016 showcase is by the uber talented Aarij Hashimi, and the collection has been designed by Maheen Khan and Waqaruddin, Gulabo design assistant.

 

Zainab Chottani by Lakhany Silk Mills unveils their Spring/Summer Collection ’16

Acclaimed fashion designer Zainab Chottani is all set to launch her Spring/Summer 2016 Collection across Pakistan, with the prestigious Lakhany Silk Mills (LSM Fabrics).

This is the second year of Zainab Chottani’s collaboration with Lakhany Silk Mills. The Collection featuring 10 designs in two colors each, is premium quality jacquard and cotton lawn with pure silk and chiffon dupattas in each outfit, along with intricate embroidery and embellishments to complete the ensemble.

Zainab Chottani and Saman Baloch

Zainab Chottani and Saman Baloch

The preview was attended by Karachi socialites and personalities from the media and fashion fraternity including TV personalities like Ayesha Omar, Aisha Khan, Sanam Jung, Sanam Baloch, Sarwat Gillani, Zhalay Sarhadi, Hasan Rizvi, socialites, Lal Majid, Nighat Misbah, Wajid Khan, Nazneen Tariq, designers Nomi Ansari, Wardha Saleem, Umer Sayeed, Mahin Hussain and models Iman Ali, Areeba Habib, Fia Khan, Omer Shahzad, Sadaf Kanwal, along with many renowned names from the industry.

Aamir, Sadaf, Zainab and Fia

Aamir, Sadaf, Zainab and Fia

“It is the second year of my collaboration with Lakhany Silk Mills, and the partnership works because we share the same brand ethos and values as LSM.” remarked the designer Zainab Chottani about working with the textile giant.

“Keeping the latest trends and our weather in mind, we have designed the Collection in such a way that Pakistani women from all walks of life can wear it on a host of events & occasions – be it casual, professional or social.” Chottani further added about the Collection.

Ayesha Omar

Ayesha Omar

Commenting on the collaboration, Mr. Rizwan Lakhany, Director, Lakhany Silk Mills, “Zainab Chottani, with each collection we have worked on, has managed to bring the luxury of her formalwear, into the daily wear and lawn – which is something that the Lakhany Silk Mills has had the legacy of bringing to the Pakistani market for years – and we are proud to be carrying it forward so successfully into 2016!”

Zainab Chottani Collection by LSM Fabrics will be available at all leading outlets and online on http://www.lsmfabrics.com/ from 17th March 2016 within the price range of Rs. 5,850 to Rs. 6,350.

Rembrandt Collection By Nilofer Shahid 2015

Pakistan’s pre-eminent couturier Nilofer Shahid will be presenting her “Rembrandt Collection” as the grand finale to Fashion Pakistan Week [FPW15], Winter / Festive 2015 on Monday, 30th November 2015.

Nilofer Shahid’s creative obsession with the great Dutch artist Rembrandt began six years ago during a visit to the Rijks Museum, Amsterdam, when she was spellbound by the sheer genius of Rembrandt. The Rembrandt Collection is the realization of that grand obsession into sartorial expression.

Rembrandt has captivated the imagination of millions over the centuries, but no one in the East has paid tribute to his work in the form of couture. Nilofer’s Rembrandt Collection is in many ways a conversation between the two artists and a powerful expression of her fascination with the Master.

The collection is based on the Life & Works of the Maestro. The Five Segments of the Collection depict unique stages of Rembrandt’s life and artistic career: Etching; Chiaroscuro (light and shadow); Baroque; Military; Melancholy. Garments in each category reflect some of Rembrandt’s most celebrated paintings. Every dress is a story, treated in layers, never drifting from its artistic dialogue; each dress is a tribute to the artist’s devotion and creativity. The showstopper is inspired by one of Rembrandt’s most famous romantic paintings, “The Jewish Bride,”- a work of awesome solemnity that represents a deep fusion of spiritual and physical love, unsurpassed in the history of painting.

Rembrandt Collection By NiloferShahid

The collection uses a variety of luxurious fabrics including Velvet, Cashmere, Kimkhwab (our local hand-woven brocade), Jamavar, Duchess Satin, Chantilly lace, Organza and various silks. Nilofer has employed a combination of modern and traditional techniques including digital-printing, laser-cutting, zardozi, resham and stonework in her Baroque embellishments. She has used semi-precious stones and pearls to accentuate 3-D embroidery and has developed a unique chainmail effect. Nilofer’s couture roots are reflected in the emphasis on structure and impeccable detailing.

All of the accessories for the collection have been created in-house, including shoes, bags, jewellery and headpieces. Watch for copper accents throughout, including copper heels, armbands and earcuffs, inspired by the copper plates Rembrandt’s used for etching. Baroque accents including plumes, pearls and genuine semi-precious stones evoke seventeenth century opulence.

“It is believed that no artist has researched and understood the human soul, so movingly and convincingly, as Rembrandt.”

“He touches the core of my soul, when he bares his.

He always abandoned convention, like I do.

I feel like I am a reflection of his soul”

Nilofer Shahid

Sarah Anees exhibited her Eid Collection in Karachi

Young designer, Sarah Anees recently showcased her Eid Collection for her eponymous label, during a two-day exhibition at her studio in Karachi.

Sarah Anees

Sarah Anees

The two-day exhibition was well-received by the media, bloggers and Karachi socialites & glitterati including ace photographer Nadir Toosy, wonder girl Fatima Afzal and familiar Karachi faces like Nuzhat Kidvai, Zainab Yousuf, Saira Soomro and Serena Chuadhry to name a few.

Serena Chaudhry

Serena Chaudhry

Zainab Yousuf

Zainab Yousuf

The Sarah Anees’ Eid collection was a continuation of her bold and progressive take on the timeless and traditional. The collection combined classic elements with modern vibes and immaculate quality to deliver Eid specific day and evening wear for ladies of all ages that like to keep things elegant, simple and stylish. In line, with the occasion – and the weather – the designer has employed exquisite handwork on silk, chiffon and cotton fabrics in a pastel colour palette to create outfits that encourage the wearer to ‘come out and play’.

Sarah Anees Eid Collection

Sarah Anees Eid Collection

Sarah Anees Eid Collection

Sarah Anees Eid Collection

Sarah Anees will be stocking her wedding and party wear collections at Ensemble Karachi from June 30th.

Sarah Anees Eid Collection

Sarah Anees Eid Collection

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