By Aamna Haider Isani
Day One at the PFDC Lâ€™Oreal Bridal Week was buzzing with all things bright and beautiful, from the ambience to dazzling collections, from front row fashion to backstage banter. Society turned out in full force, with Sehyr Saigol, Musharaf Hai, Mian and Naz Mansha, Aamna Taseer, Saadia Rashid, Kauser Humayun, Nabila, Zeba Hussain, Sherezad Rahimtoola and Rehana Saigol at one end and Fawad Khan, Farhad Humayun, Zara Peerzada, Meesha Shafi and a plethora of designers at the other.
â€œYou know youâ€™re in Lahore when you see fake hair and false eyelashes in abundance,â€ someone in the front row cattily commented but in all seriousness, Lahore is a beautiful city and its beauty reflects in the way men and...
Instep Sept 26, 2010
The bright lights and vivid colours of fashion weeks have worn out and washed out, leaving behind a very tired, dull and lacklustre fashion industry. From April (when FPW2 concluded fashion week season) to date, there has hardly been any inspiring activity and itâ€™s just not the socio-political dynamics of the country that has caused this dreariness. Designers, it appears, are burnt out/out of steam after participating in fashion weeks galore and the only road to recovery for them seems to be foreign trips. For shows, exhibitions or inspirations, who knows how the wheels of creative minds work?
What we do know is that theyâ€™re certainly not working on new collections as the PFDC & Sunsilk Fashion Week,...