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26 Sep

Social networks or new weapons of destruction!

Some Like it Haute The urgency to stay online is a writer’s driving force to madness. The irony is that for all the information put out there, we actually know less about what is happening. With Tapu Javeri, fellow Tweeter, exchanging notes and the use of Instagram You’d think all this technology would help make our life simpler. You’d think, right? But the reality of the situation couldn’t be further from the truth. One Lux Style Awards ceremony that took place last Saturday sent my brain into spin cycle and it has been churning ever since. One event should have been pretty simple to cover; it was quite simple back in 2003 when I attended the LSAs for the...
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25 Sep

Ten years and counting

At their tenth anniversary there was an appreciation that the Lux Style Awards have come a long way but also an apprehension regarding which path they’ll be taking now. Mathira has the moves and she got Bootylicious at the LSAs. An event that was launched a decade ago to acknowledge excellence in Pakistan celebrated its tenth anniversary in a manner that did not quite justify the aplomb of the occasion. The tenth annual Lux Style Awards certainly had more moments than the show has had in the past three years but it did not out-do the magnificence of Malaysia (2007), as was expected and hoped for. The evening rode entirely on the shoulders of the BNN (Banana News Network)...
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18 Sep

Meera rehearses with Pappu Samrat Meera with Ahsan Khan at the Lux Style Awards The movement of this medley was too fast to capture neatly, though I'm sure fellow Tweeter Tapu Javeri got the perfect pictures. The costumes in this sequence were hideous but the moves were groovy. Look out for the Mathira number in the actual ceremony. I totally regret not capturing it on camera but I guess it's for the best!  ...
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