The fashion industry of Pakistan needs no introduction when it comes to setting trends and making statements. The fashion industry has been coming out with such larger than life collections that have caused a stir in the global fashion fraternity. Recently some of the top notch Pakistani Fashion designers took over the Fashion Parade in New York and have been in news ever since due to their out of the box ideas and exotic fashion sense.
“Choke” by Ali Xeeshan Theatre Studio was one amazingly conceptualised and executed collection, specially meant to raise awareness against Plastic Pollution that is one of the major threats to mother nature.The collection contained some of the most mind boggling designs and cuts that screamed the designer’s aesthetics to the peak. The collection truly spoke of the effects man made toxic plastic on the nature and how its affecting the ecosystem. Ali Xeeshan never fails to make a statement that creates a stir in masses and causes debate.
Always weaving our culture and history with utmost love and care into exotic handloom fabrics and rich dyes, Faiza Samee has been a top favourite when it comes to ethnic wear.Rich hues, handcrafted elements, each thread placed to perfection and exuberant display of craftsmanship is what she showcased at the Fashion Parade, New York and we are smitten to the core.
House of Kamiar Rokni :
“Conversations” by the House of Kamiar Rokni made a statement display of the importance of a peaceful dialogue between nations that is the only way to resolve any problem.A collection full of decorative cross cultural elements and global motifs being the conversational basis that can spark debates. Absolutely loved the ethnic yet modern feel to the whole collection that speaks of peace and inclusiveness.
Elán by Khadija Shah :
Élan’s signature craftsmanship and exquisite embellishments bring delicate yet flamboyant looks to life in summer luxury collection Le Doux Poison. Bringing together the best western sensibilities and eastern craftsmanship, the collection is meticulously executed with larger than life silhouettes flaunting an aesthetic that is quintessentially Élan.Within the line, there is a spectrum of on-trend shades, from sublime pastels to ornate neutrals all brought to life in a variety of textures; such as tulle, organza and chamois.