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4 Oct

PLBW Daily Diary: Day One

Nabila is capable of perfection and this style show wasn't a patch on Rock n Folk, Sompteux, the garden show, the Refresh show, even the Old to Bold style show that she showcased at PLBW last year. This was an oft-executed concept, first witnessed on the PFDC runway when designer YBQ painted an ensemble on to Aamina Sheikh. Paper doll missed the point. From the luxe debut that PFDC L’Oreal Paris Bridal Week made last year – and we were shown repeated footage of the pomp as a reminder - I have to say that this year’s kick-start was comparatively quite limp. Yes, times are hard and we must be gracious and thankful for any flash of...
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9 Jan

Nabila documents the changes in her life

After months at the grind - and I must admit that Nabila, Zain (Mustafa, Project Manager) and Saima (Zaidi, Graphic Designer) were being ground more than anyone else - Nabila launched her L"oreal sponsored book at the Commune Artist's Colony where she keeps her office. Needless to say, it was an effortlessly elegant affair with everyone in presence to laud her commitment to excellence for more than two decades. It was an honour to be part of this book, which I texted and edited for Nabila. This means that I wrote as she spoke and I made sure the script would be presented with as much perfection as her work. Someone asked me at the launch whether it was a difficult...
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