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3 Oct

The Fashion Pakistan council makes another comeback, yet again.

If you've ever been up North, even to Muree, you'll have noticed age-worn pick-ups and wagons wheezing their way up the hilly, windy roads. They speed through and then roll backwards when their momentum dips, letting out gusts of smoky diesel every now and then. They offload passengers and crawl up inclines, unable to handle the weight. Well, no offence, but Fashion Pakistan - as a council - reminds me of these rickety modes of transportation, the obsession with truck art replete. Mind you, they almost always do make it to their destination successfully, but if you're onboard (as I have been once in Swat), your journey is bound to be frustrating. (L-R) Nauman Arfeen, Mahin Hussein,...
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12 Sep

Sanam Chaudhri is Fashion Pakistan Council’s newly elected Chairperson

"Fashion is a funny animal. You never know what’s going to happen. What we do know is that we need to leave our egos at home.” Sanam Chaudhri showing at the Veet Celebration of Beauty in 2011. Sanam Chaudhri, a young talented designer from the fashion industry – someone who also has discipline and a head for business – is Fashion Pakistan Council’s newly elected Chairperson. Wardha Saleem, another one on the frontline of today’s trailblazers, is the CEO and Maheen Karim completes this trio as Spokesperson. They replace Shamaeel, Maheen Khan and Deepak Perwani respectively. Obviously, I had to call Sanam as soon as I found out… Me: Did you know what you were signing up for? That’s quite...
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