Men and women wear gloves to keep their hands comfortable, warm and funky. They are used in various ways. Nowadays, women are wearing leather gloves as a part of fashion statement. As compare to men, women have always wanted to look different from their counter part. Women do all they can like cosmetics, branded outfits and different fashion accessories to highlight their looks and boost their appeal, in the beginning there were hats, scarves in fashion and now he designer fashionable gloves are making their move. Continue reading…
[Karachi, 10th November 2010] PFDC and Sunsilk are proud to present their second Fashion Week from the 10th to the 13th of November 2010 in the cosmopolitan city of Karachi featuring 4 days of high fashion by Pakistani designers across the country, encompassing both the leading names from the industry as well as its emerging talents. The week will feature 24 distinct designers who will showcase creations from their Spring/Summer 2011 Prêt-à-Porter collections, with daily post-show exhibition stalls at the venue, thereby aligning the Pakistani fashion industry with international trends.
Participating designers include Ali Xeeshan, Ammar Belal, Asifa & Nabeel, Élan, Fahad Hussayn, HSY, Libas, Maria B., Muse, Nayna, Nickie Nina, Nida Azwer, Rano’s Heirlooms, Republic, Saai by Sahar Atif, Sadaf Malaterre, Sobia Nazir, Sublime by Sara, Teejays, The House of Kamiar Rokni, YBQ, Zara Shahjahan and emerging talents Akif and Mohsin.
The first day’s finale of the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week will be a charity show called “Fashion Gives Back” with over 40 designers participating, to be produced by HSY and styled by Asmaa Mumtaz. The theme of the charity show is each designer’s interpretation of ‘Black’ to be highlighted with an accent colour. These creations, amongst others, have been donated by the designers to be sold at a 40% discount the next day at a fundraising exhibition from 12 noon to 3:00pm at the Sheraton Hotel. All proceeds will be channelled towards the rehabilitation of the flood victims of the village of Hisar Qilay in the Malakand district of Swat, which has been adopted by the PFDC. In addition, throughout the Fashion Week, donations will be collected for the cause. Continue reading…
Jewellery reflects the beauty and essence of a woman and jewellery boxes are very important in this regard. In order to keep your jewellery items safe and secure, jewellery boxes are a must part of every woman’s wardrobe.
It is important for brides and women of all ages to keep their beautiful jewellery safe in a storage system, one which keeps your collection organised and protected. Keeping them in drawers would damage your jewellery, so jewellery box is a wonderful option. Continue reading…
Ramadan seems to leave its spiritual impact on every Muslim and Eid is a time when one fully enjoys the blessings of Allah and celebrates festivity to the fullest. Preparations of Eid, involves lot of cooking, shopping and celebrations at homes and outside.
Eid-ul-Fiter is coming closer and shopping is gaining momentum as you find men, women and children rushing to market to buy clothes, jewellery, makeup, shoes and so much more. Preparations of Eid, involves a lot of excitement and festivity for the Muslims of all ages. It is a time, when every Muslim gets an opportunity to relax, dress and eat as much as possible. Continue reading…
Ever since time immemorial dupatta has been used to cover the head, shoulder, back, breast and in some cases face also. It has come a long way starting from simple veil to a fashionable scarf. This accessory has added a perfect finishing touch to Pakistani dresses and western styles.
Dupatta, in Urdu called Orhani refers to covering. It is a veil which, is responsible for covering your body parts and represent a decent presentation of your persona in society.
This accessory is simply a length of cloth-printed, embroidery or plain measuring two and a half to three down the back or wrapped around the shoulder. Popularly known as dupatta, subcontinent women love to wear it by placing the middle portion of the accessory on the chest and the ends thrown over each shoulder.
Variations in dupatta styles are attempted only with shalwar kameez. If you are going on a wedding or attending a formal occasion, this fashion accessory can be worn with gharara, ghagra choli and sari by tucking hold at the waistband of the gharara. The end is taken over the breast to flow down the shoulder or taken over the head to rest across the other shoulder. Continue reading…
Pakistani fashion designers have always been inspired by shalwar kames since, time immemorial and have tried to fuse it with various colourful styles and variations. 2010 fashion trends in Pakistan offer long embroidered taftan, kurta shirts with tights, tang pajamas, trousers and patyala shalwar.
2010 fashion trends offer flair, colourful embroideries and styles in various modes of Pakistani dresses. Taftan is another latest addition to the line of fashion trend. Many Pakistani fashion designers like Maria B, Mehdi, Nomi Ansari etc have introduced this new and trendy style in their boutiques. Their prices range from Rupees 3000 and above. Continue reading…
Pakistani Fashion Industry is tremendously heading towards success in the world of style and fashion. In Pakistani Fashion Industry too, Fashion is not only meant for females but men’s fashion apparel is also gaining importance equally. There are many renowned Fashion designers, working only for men’s grooming.
Fashion brand Republic is one the emerging & remarkable Fashion brands in the Pakistani Fashion Industry. Fashion brand Republic is one of its kind bespoke and retail fashion experience for men. Now Fashion brand Republic is going to launch its Fashion assortment at the display centre in Gulberg, Lahore. Omar Farooq is the name behind the Fashion brand Republic. Omar Farooq is successfully running the brand as the Creative Director and founder of the Fashion brand Republic. Omar Farooq is a brilliant Fashion designer and has acknowledged a proper learning about the Fashion designing; he has been entangled in a love affair with Fashion designing since 1994. His first walk down Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore, one of the most fashionable streets in the world carrying major global fashion houses such as Dior Homme, Dolce & Gabbana, Gianfranco Ferre, Gianni Versace, Gucci, Comme des Garcons and YSL, sparked in him the seeds of curiosity about designing wear.
With an eye for excellence, Fashion designer Omar Farooq has been consumed by the technique and artisanship of designer wear. Omar Farooq soon became part of a fraternity of designers concerned with achieving the highest level of quality in the creation of fine clothing. With years of research and travel to the remotest parts of Italy, apprenticeships with Italian Pattern makers such as Marco Zengarini, Omar Farooq has learnt the trade’s ins and outs, secreted textile mills and acquired the skills involved in master craftsmanship of fine designer wear.
Now the innovative direction of Fashion designer Omar Farooq brings to you not just this season’s latest fashion, but collector items made only from the finest ingredients. The materials are purchased from the top five mills in the world bringing to Pakistan a luxury line of clothing like never before via Republic Black Label. Fashion brand Republic is offering 2 ply & 3 ply cotton shirts exclusively available at Lahore’s store. The 100% pure wool suiting line is also there, in regular, slim fit and Business cut.
Besides suits & shirts, clothing line, the winter 2009/2010 collection of the Fashion brand Republic includes shoes, eye-wear, outer wear, leather and other fashion accessories.
So come and explore Republic; the new world of style and fashion, by Fashion designer Omar Farooq.
Fashion has many shapes and moods, sometimes unique/latest Fashion became the centre of attention for all Fashion lovers and at times old Fashion, when rephrases or came again inspire the new generation.
Some trends of Style & Fashion world leaves their long lasting impressions on the mind of people and when came back, no matter after many years, receives the same appreciation. One example of such trends is the re-articulation of ‘Trousers’. The trend of trousers is not the new one; they come again into Fashion after some years. Currently this trend of wearing trousers is gaining popularity with the every passing day. They can be easily wearable in almost all types of occasions; in causal wear, formal wear, parties, and all types of functions. Trousers are also easily available in many types of stuff; like in skinny jeans, jourget, silk, and in cotton. Especially in summer season, you can see cotton trousers in their full bloom.
The most famous type of latest trousers is ‘wide-legged trousers, this season’s favorite wearable nearly for all. These loose-fitting trousers on your legs happen to be very comfortable and easy to carry as well.
Latest Fashion has revealed many comforts and variety in the life of today’s women. In summer season trousers can go with cotton in addition to lawn stuff. You can enjoy them with Lawn tunics and katans. You can also wear them separately with tank tops, t-shirts and with Kurtas too.
In summer season mostly trousers are ‘inn’ in light colors; particularly in off-white and in white shades. People have turned shalwar to Trousers, so add different colorful varieties of trousers in your wardrobe.
Khaadi is one of the most dependable and wearable stuff to enjoy in most of the seasons in a year. Any time in any season its quality remained unbeatable. Particularly to re-fresh the summer season when comes with its full bloom. Khaadi stuffed brands or products are not only restricted within clothes & fabric; you can enjoy Khaadi in your hand bags, foot wears and other home accessories.
The most important reason for the reliability of this stuff is that it is trendy and comfortable so that everyone can easily carry. This might be the reason that you will find a huge range of Khaadi in different varieties in almost every market. Majorly Khaadi is best known for its autograph three piece suits with straight lines and plain shalwars, cotton silk with sequins and motifs, especially wearable for formal evening wear and pure silk suits which can go for both wedding and party functions. These are some of the ideas that can be considered as Khaadi’s Hallmark.
Another noteworthy thing about Khaadi is that it is affordable and people from almost every walk of life belongs to almost every class can easily reach up to this trendy stuff. There is also a range in semi-formal readymade short tunics as well. In summer season Khaadi is available in many colors, mostly in light colors range; but the combination of Black and white never goes out of the fashion.
Besides in fabrics, you can get Khaadi in your bags and foot wear additionally. The sandals, pumps and especially flip flops with beads and bows are also gaining prominence day-by-day. The interesting thing about the Khaadi footwear is that they are also very comfortable that’s why usually available in casual footwear.
Next to the footwear, khaadi is also available in the jewelry items too. Metal has got a little bit space along with the khaadi in jewelry. Also the pure silver bangles, bracelets, ear rings, with the touch of khaadi. These jewelry items are no doubt opens new door in the field of jewelry making.
So get ready to enjoy the colorful Khaadi clothes, footwear & jewelry or a match of all these at a time in this summer.
The combination of Black and White has always been on high ends when it comes to the fashion world. What’s more interesting is that more black and white mishmash dresses can be seen on display in fashion outlets or the ramp. Whether u prefer to wear it with a white blazer and skinny pants and ankle boots or a tastefully designed black and white tunic with opaque black tights and black shoes, it would still look instantly sophisticated and classy.
Even pattern mixing in black and white looks amazing and catchy. Try contrasting textures with a black and white print. While some of us feel like being dressed up in a waiter’s uniform at some fancy restaurant, it’s basically all about how you make it look like. Wear some nice black and white accessories to go along with your theme, , say a nice chiffon scarf, would accentuate the elegance of your dress even further.
Whether strips or a dotted effect, black and white hodgepodge has maintained a sense of comfortablity in terms of style sense since ages.
From period of Audrey Hepburn till today, many film and TV artists dressed in a Black and white dress, gleam and fascinate their audiences.
With newer fashion trends evolving in the diverse world of fashion, designers never quite experimenting with different hues and colors. With black and white always being a favorite combination, it simply never goes out of fashion.
This color combo is a timeless trend, which has remained in vogue for decades and will perpetually remain so, until some creative soul comes up with something to match with it.
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