He’s the newly crowned king of bridal couture and with his Crescent affiliation and friendship with Kareena Kapoor Khan – that has evolved over several years of lawn campaigns – he’s also lawn royalty. And Faraz Manan got a royal nod for this when he picked up two Lux Style Awards for Best Designer, Bridal and Best Designer, Lawn this year. Jet-setting between London, Dubai and Lahore, the quiet and unassuming designer was in Lahore this weekend to celebrate his win with friends.
His party welcomed an interesting mix of old school stalwarts and youthful new designers. The fine dining area at Cosa Nostra welcomed Babra Sharif and Resham, designers such as Khadijah Shah, Umar Sayeed, Zara Shahjahan, Kamiar Rokni, HSY...
I wrote and packed off my review of this year’s Lux Style Awards for Dawn two days ago. Of course, you can expect it to be responsible and analytical. But boy oh boy have I been wanting to have fun with what we all experienced there that night!
So everyone knows that it rained on the red carpet and yours truly was one of the few people to witness the downpour…one of the few because most people arrive fashionably late. And so it rained and the puns that followed were hilarious:
The rain does not stay on the plain!
‘LSAs washed out, hosed down…’
‘Raining men on the red carpet…’
‘The rain in Spain is no longer restricted to the plain…’