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22 Jul

Ronak Lakhani the face of Sania Maskatiya this Eid

EID REVIEW 2 Ramazan and Eid is ideally about generosity and philanthropy so who better to step into the Sania Maskatiya 2013 Eid Collection than social icon Ronak Lakhani, who has a deep rooted commitment to the Special Olympics amongst other causes. Ronak Lakhani is the face of Sania Maskatiya's Irtiqa (Evolution) this Eid. This designer is in constant competition with herself! Sania’s collections (especially her Eid collections) are always worth looking out for; I do remember her ode to Turkish Islamic Art last year. The Lokum collection was an absolute winner and I have no doubt that Irtiqa, this Eid, will be just as impressive. I haven’t seen the entire collection yet but I do know that it’s...
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18 Aug

Sania Maskatiya’s Turkish Delight

Eid clothing is flooding the bazaars these days but honestly, most of it is typical and very tired. The same old, same old ankle skimming shirts in chiffons and silks with the regular kind of braids and baubles adorning them. Yawn. Images of whirling dervishes, constructed from Kufic and Nastaleeq scripts, replace the typical motifs on this crimson tunic that hangs in my wardrobe. Pakistan's handful of strong designers present an exception to the rule and Sania Maskatiya is one of them. You know a designer is strong when they rarely go wrong with a collection and you know that a brand is strong when it continues to thrive even when it's creative head is on maternity leave....
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