At the third day too, eight designers form the three big cities of Pakistan, Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad, showcased their fresh Fashion collection, at PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week. Opened with the husband and wife duo, Sarah Salman showcasing their Spring/Summer 2010 Prêt a Porter collection, aimed at today’s women, entitled ‘Beautiful Me’. After that Rehana Saigol showcased her women’s wear couture collection, ‘Beyond Ivory’. Her collection presented variations on the traditional 6 yards of fabrics, contemporizing and glamorizing the saree. Following Rehana’s fashion showcase was designer Hajra Hayat who presented her fashion week formal women’s wear collection entitled “The Power Line”. Her collection was inspired by the season and earthy tones. Closing for Day 3’s Act 1 was Nayna who showcased their formal collection entitled ‘Timeless Classics’. The inspiration behind the collection is rooted deep within Pakistan’s cultural heritage and the results of traditional cutting techniques on the catwalk infused with embellishment primarily in traditional ‘Gota’ fused with thread work, metallic kora and dabka work.
After a short break, PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week Day 3’s Act 2 was opened by the Karachi based label Khaadi who showcased their fashion week Autumn/Winter 2010 Prêt a Porter collection, “The Ties of Freedom”. Next designer to showcase was the edgy Ammar Belal presenting his western wear fashion week collection, ‘The King of Pop’. As the title suggested, the collection was inspired by Michael Jackson – more particularly, the ‘Thriller’ era and the subsequent punk rock look complete with zipping and studding detail for both men and women. Following Ammar Belal on Day 3 was Tazeen Hasan, showcased her Prêt a Porter women’s wear collection entitled ‘Symphony’. Her inspiration behind the collection was the sound of music which to Tazeen symbolizes harmony and tranquility and ultimately a balance.
Day 3’s finale featured theKarma designhouse that brought to the catwalk their “One Thousand and One Arabian Nights” collection. Inspired by the folklore and fables of ancient Arabia, the collection finds its roots in the tales of Sheherezade and the history embodied by the drama and mysticism of that era.