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16 May

Spotlight: Style or Star Power?

Bridal Couture Week, now in its tenth season, has to fix the balance which is tipping in favour of celebrities over fashion and style.   The Bridal Couture Week, now in its tenth season, has emerged one of the biggest dichotomies of the fashion industry.   Let’s look at BCW’s strengths first. The event has been consistent in showing twice a year, alternately in Lahore and Karachi, ever since its inception in 2009. The 3-day event, televised incessantly on TV and shown to millions of viewers around the world, has the kind of outreach that designers can only dream of; it gives participating brands the kind of visibility that they probably can’t get anywhere else. FahadHussayn, an acclaimed designer who’s been a BCW loyalist...
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22 Oct

Fahad Hussayn sells out at Ogaan!

I always knew this boy was talented and how! Fahad Hussayn, Adnan Pardesy and Rizwan Beyg are currently in Delhi, holding a two-day exhibition at multi retail store Ogaan run by Shagun Khanna who came for the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week this February. It's interesting how these three designers - none of whom showed in Lahore - made it to India. Anyway, fashion moves in mysterious ways and one is just happy that it is moving at all. I got in touch with my journo-friend Shilpa Raina, who writes for the wire service in Delhi, and had also visited the exhibition in Delhi. She was swept off her feet by Fahad's clothes and thought Rizwan was extremely articulate and intelligent. We certainly...
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