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1 Dec

Sania’s Wagah makes way to Karachi

My A/W2012 wardrobe This is my second tunic from Sania's interesting Wagah collection, in stores now. I think this has to be one of favourite styles, which is neither too long nor too short and made in a light weight crepe silk, is perfect for breezy autumn evenings in Karachi. The figurines on Sania's print, which the designer refers to as dolls, remind me of Sikh pilgrims (don't ask why) and that makes them even more relevant to the theme of the collection. And the shirt, like many of SM's designs has different prints on the front and back. It's a little bit of design innovation that takes it beyond ordinary; I personally like the fading hemline which...
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24 Oct

My A/W2012 wardrobe: Shehla Chatoor does ikat glam

Shehla Chatoor A/W 2012 pret collection There's a luxury feel to a cowled back Shehla Chatoor designs are my new guilty pleasure. Having lived so long in Karachi I had never really given her label a second thought for myself (despite it being visibly luxurious I always believed her strength was size zero western wear or bridals only). But fashion week earlier this year changed that. She showed. I previewed. And I couldn't resist getting my first piece. This is my second and it's just as pleasing. The simple button-down shirt has a little embroidery down the neckline but the focal point is the ikat print. The print and the shirt's back, which is a...
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