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4 Mar

SOC’s ‘I’m every woman!’ style statement for the Oscars

Oscar moment! Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy with Daniel Junge. Her Bunto Kazmi kameez is beautiful and you can get a peek at the flag dangling from her wrist! Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s sartorial choices were as successful as her Oscar-winning documentary. Very similar to her acceptance speech, her wardrobe was confident while retaining the pureness of being a sophisticated and contemporary Pakistani woman. She chose her designers (all women) intelligently: Sania Maskatiya for a young and progressive feel, Sana Safinaz for an essence of fusion with the world’s aesthetic ethos and Bunto Kazmi for the richness of hand-embroidered Pakistani couture. Her jewelry was just as much a statement as her clothes. The gold cuff she wore to the ceremony -...
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2 Mar

Kiran Aman and Sonya Battla take design to another level

There are so many cliches that can be applied to Kiran Aman and Sonya Battla's tasteful fashion/jewelry launch that was held at the Karachi Planetarium and featured a presentation and installation instead of a runway show. They took design to astronomical levels, it was an 'out of the world' experience. I really don't mind if you choose not to pardon the pun. I generally don't blog about events that I have reviewed until after my review is published but I could sit on these images no longer and had to post them up until Dawn Images does on Sunday. Kiran has used silver as the base  metal and used gold to plate it while intricately texturing it like the surface of the...
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