Mahin Hussain speaks her mind on the brand-obsession amongst Pakistani women and how her collections are usually too edgy for everyone.
Mahin Hussain’s aesthetic is faultless, especially if you’re looking for unique, stand out pieces. It’s no wonder that her clutches have been seen in the hands of celebrities, fashionistas and stateswomen alike. One of her most popular designs, the Sequinned Flag clutch, was spotted in the hands of Dr Maleeha Lodhi on her visit to meet UN Secretary General Ban-Ki moon; Pakistan’s Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has also proudly carried it. The clutch is quite a star but not bigger than it’s creator. Anyone who has seen her Hundred and Thousand Rupee Note clutches will know that she’s...
Nomi Ansari grand finale
Fashion Pakistan Week Summer 2014 may have taken the platform one step forward in terms of better content but the question is: will it grow hereon or (once again) fall two steps back?
Instep Review. Published: 2 March 2014
Google maps of Lyari on silk trousers. Monochrome patchwork on smart, rilli-crafted tunics, travelling the sartorial mile from rural Sindh to urban Karachi. Metallics that create gold and silver, mercurial illusions. And Parveen Shakir prints on postman satchels: imagine that! You actually needn’t bother with imagining because designers at Fashion Pakistan Week (FPW) brought all these ideas, and more, to trend-setting Spring/Summer collections that’ll be widely available in retail stores soon. The content at fashion week:...
This Azadi Weekend I'll be bringing you a dose of pure and healthy patriotism, as designed by fashion, for fashion lovers.
In this first part of the series is Mahin Hussain, whose Made in Pakistan limited edition collection of bags, clutches and totes is now available at Ensemble in Karachi and Lahore as well as Labels in Karachi and Lahore. Mahin will also be exhibiting them at the Warehouse (from August 14 to August 23). For details refer to the facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=255209247841468.
Made in Pakistan light green clutch
Notice how Jinnah has been pop-arted to perfection in this bright green clutch. Hot!
Quaid Power in this acid yellow tote!
Cool. Statement. This bag is retailing for Rs...