Bridal and Other Fashion Weeks in Pakistan
The fame and flair these days come immediately if you attach some glamour to your life. And this is what fashion industry is for. Back to back fashion weeks held across Pakistan give people a new sense of life. All the top designers come up with their latest collections and display them through the runway presentations at ramp. Male and female models display the respective collections made by designers. After the sundry displays, these dresses then are put in the market for sale. Many designers have online stores. Sana Safinaz, HSY, Saniya Maskatiya and many others put them up online. Similarly other shopping centers like Kaymu facilitate the ones who are interested in online buying of these dresses and they also have launched fashion week on their websites.
A Blast into the Past: Fashion Weeks over the years
Each fashion week is held with one theme that all the designers have to follow. Among them bridal fashion week turns out to be the most famous and witnesses large attendance. Not only it is the general obsession of people with the wedding dresses but the quality of the dresses force many people to buy them without thinking twice. The sumptuous and shining dresses exhibited on the ramp invites people’s applause and continuous praise. Last year’s bridal week, for instance, saw HSY taking over the ramp as usual with his unique designs. His collection comprised of aqueous and resplendent designs that he made under the theme of Divine. Decadence.
In the upcoming Telenor fashion week Pakistan, Sadaf Malterre has decided not to ruin the surprise for audience and says that her collection will only be revealed on the ramp.
Sania Maskatiya came up with one-off pieces. She said that she did not have the formal ramp wear in her mind. In fact she thought of it as a casual wear that women would like wear on the weddings. She took the theme and idea from hundreds of years old fashion. She took on the traditional sari dresses and turned them into real deal. The fabrics she executed included organza coats, gold and silver lame, chiffon dupattas and Indian nets.
Asifa & Nabeel presented Meena-Maniratna. According to the duo, they took their inspirations from the muse Meena Kumari. Many raised their eyebrows on the collection and termed it as inspirational. Anyway the collection had embodied the following fabrics: chiffon, organza, silk and jamawar.
The Beautiful Embellishments in the Collection
Other designers like Gul Ahmad, Jafferjees and Lala collections always promise new and unique designs. The following days of the TWFP are going to be totally fun-filled because many debutant and oldies are showcasing their cerebral and virtuoso kind of collections.
It is always interesting and curious to dig up Pakistani fashion. The major dilemma every designer possibly face is how to embody all the modern techniques into the traditional and folk ones. But once again, this is where they show their mastery to the world.