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23 Aug

I spent too much on lawn this year and you probably did too!

Between March and May 2013 (roughly), I spent a small fortune on buying lawn, exclusive of what I paid for getting the damn things tailored. And this was me restraining myself after claiming and announcing that I would not buy lawn this year. This is the breakdown: I can't wear this print without walking into a print-double at any point of the day. Out. Sana Safinaz: 3 Sania Maskatiya: 3 Nida Azwer: 2 Khaadi: 2 I have already passed on 3 prints to my maid, 2 have been reduced to night suits and 2 have been over-washed and thus are too faded to wear outside the house anymore. 2 prints were too see-through for me to be comfortable in, 1 was too...
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6 Apr

Summer in Khaadi

Khaadi lawn print 1 I always have Khaadi in my wardrobe. Living in Karachi, it is the most practical, easy to wear fabric all year round. Until recently I always bought the generic khaadi fabric to have it stitched up as easy to wear casual kurtas. But this year, for the first time, I actually set out and bought myself some Khaadi lawn. I have to say that the campaign and billboards did nothing to inspire me. They were overwhelming and there was way too much print on print. The joras were actually pretty much the same, except for I found two prints that I really liked. And since I was hell-bent on trying the fabric out (in...
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