This post comes a little late in the day but then better late than never, right? I thought this year's TBCW2015 needed to be put in our archives, for the event's celebrity quotient if not always the clothes and collections. Here's what will be remembered from the event...
Two bits of eye candy (read semi-nude images) have come to light of late. One of a young and virile Junaid Jamshed of the Vital Sign heydays (the nineties) and second of the 61-year old cricketer turned politician turned protester, Imran Khan, circa 2014. Seeing the great shape IK is currently in, weâ€™re just happy it wasnâ€™t the other way around. We have seen and enjoyed many visual treats of the Captainâ€™s youth but we have not and do not want to see a semi nude JJ of today. Judging by the thickness of his beardâ€¦oh forget it, letâ€™s not judge and run the risk of being judged for whatever we say.
These pictures, however, have inspired other politicians and show...
Emirati designer Rabia Z at Fashion Pakistan Week in Karachi.
Â AHI: We have the very first corporate sponsored billboard for women who cover their headsâ€¦
RZ: â€¦that is fantastic. It is common here in the Gulf but nice to see it outside of GCC.
AHI: Meanwhile, what I see as an â€˜extremistâ€™ streak of menswear designers are promoting their collections through very disturbing campaigns of women with their faces completely muffled under their scarvesâ€¦
RZ: They are probably trying to copy the West, misrepresenting Muslim women and then calling it â€œartâ€!
AHI: What do you say for human figures featured without a head?
RZ: This bit is OK.Â Even net-a-porter does that with their video clips of outfits as do Islamic clothing...