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16 Jan

Coffee, Socie-tea and Company

The Dolce Gusto coffee machine gets cosy with the ‘it’ crowd By D.G. Drop   Confession: I have been behaving like a social butterfly, a fashionista with nothing to do but scale the heights of society. I swear I could have been A-list had I been designed with a slimmer waist and the kind of abs that Katrina is flaunting these days but with this round midriff – no chance. So when Tapu Javeri offered to give me a makeover, I jumped at the chance. And look where it landed me! I’ve recently been hopping around on the social circuit and last week found myself at the heart of Tapu Javeri’s cosy little get-together at his home in Hill Park, Karachi.   [caption id="attachment_6584" align="aligncenter"...
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22 May

“I am a control freak" – Adnan Pardesy

Adnan Pardesy talks about retail and the reason why he’s not up for ready to wear yet   Adnan Pardesy has been deemed one of the most talented young couturiers in Pakistan, and also one of the laziest. It has taken him seven years and several successful fashion week showings to emerge from his old showroom on Queen’s Road to mainstream fashion territory. Pardesy opened his new studio in Clifton last week, finally making himself accessible to walk-in clients and fashion lovers. He still hasn’t opened with ready to wear in stock but he does confess to be experimenting with a luxury prêt Eid collection to test the prêt-a-porter waters. In this day and age when ready to wear is becoming the...
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