Fashion Pakistan Week Winter Festive 2019 ends with a Sumptuous Grand Finale


Karachi(Showbiz Reporter)After two days of everything fashion, the third and final day of Fashion Pakistan Week Winter/Festive 2019 concluded in a rather extravagantly ritzy manner on Friday, October 25th at the Beach Luxury Hotel in Karachi where the last eight of the 20 designers put forward their most exquisite creations hence marking the latest trends and must haves for the Winter Festive season.Zainab Chottani commenced day 3 of #FPWF19, with an opulent collection titled ‘Khwahish’ which was a visit to an inexorable classical feminine personification of a majestic look with contemporary silhouettes. This was followed by ‘Darwaish’ by Huma Adnan who took inspiration from the pattern, prints, embroidery, vibrant colors that she sees every day. ‘Uraan’ by Nauman Arfeen illustrated the story of a man learning to let go of his son as he grows into an adult and gets married. ‘Limitless’ by Saba Asad unveiled the glamour of the new generation and ‘Talea’ by Shiza Hasan weaved in a myriad nuances of femininity, recreating a magical tale in fabric and bridal wear.Sixth designer of the night, Sadaf Fawad Khan showcased her latest bridal collection ‘Adam & Eve’ which comprised of a beautiful assortment of pastels as well as traditional colors that are forever classics. ‘Ishq-e-Raag’ by Ayesha Ibrahim juxtaposed the traditions of the Mughal with dainty details, soft feminine colors and the perfect blend of traditional craft and modern sensibility. A head-turning closing show by Deepak Perwani’s latest bridal range ‘Shalimar’ ended the night on a high note.


Needless to say, each designer crafted their best creations with great precision and detail. A–list models from the industry walked designer outfits down the ramp. The make-up maestro Nabila from N-Pro and N-Gents, styled the models and showstoppers with her signature finesse and style.Celebrity showstoppers further elevated the glamour on the ramp starting off with Mawra Hocane and Fahad Mustafa who walked for Zainab Chottani, Deputy Counsel General of USA Darian Arky and Noor Khan for Huma Adnan, Wasim Abbas and Ali Abbas, the father-son duo for Nauman Arfeen, Shaneira Akram for Saba Asad, Wasim Akram for Shiza Hasan, Hania Amir and Feroze Khan for Sadaf Fawad Khan, Sumbul Iqbal for Ayesha Ibrahim and Wahaj Ali and Sarah Khan for Deepak Perwani’s opulent closing.Amongst the tastefully lit lighting and décor were famous faces with the likes of Fawad Khan who came out support his wife Sadaf showcasing the latest collection, Physiogel brand ambassador Ayesha Omer, Asim Azhar, Nina Kashif, Sharmeela Farooqui and Sarwat Gilani amongst others.The glamorous evening began with the presence of renowned personalities from the world of Pakistani fashion and entertainment walked down a star-studded purple carpet in dazzling dresses and dapper attire. The glamour quotient was high as Karachi turned out to applaud the eight closing night designers. Many were seen at the Physiogel booth striking a pose, showing how Physiogel Confident they are before the collection showcase. The stylish and light-hearted actor, Ali Safina engaged the audience in conversations revolving around fashion, their personal style, beautiful skin, and the who’s who of fashion. Some also experienced the chocolatey indulgence at the glamorously decked up Chocolatto booth, ultimately walking away with picture perfect moments.Prior to his showcase, Chairperson of Fashion Pakistan Council (FPC), Deepak Perwani said a few words, “This is my last term as Chairperson of FPC and I’d like to thank everyone who supported me throughout my tenure and also the Pakistani fashion industry which is only growing by the day. I would encourage more and more designers to take part in this as our fashion industry is thriving and together, we should keep the momentum going. I encourage all designers to participate in our elections next month.” Adding to this he also said, “With a strong designer line-up, artistically choreographed shows, tastefully lit lightning and décor, the star-studded three-day Fashion Pakistan Week Winter Festive 2019 is coming to a rousing end and I couldn’t be more proud. We wanted this years’ fashion week to be grand and I think, it’s safe to say that we successfully managed to do so.”The night would not have been as seamless, without the help of Fashion Pakistan Week’s numerous partners. Fashion Pakistan as the producer of the three-day event, Nubain Ali as the show director, Production 021 as the official event management partner, Nabila and N-Gents as the official stylist, TV-One as the official media partner and Radio FM91 as the radio partner in order to get a nation-wide coverage of greater magnitude. The renowned skincare brand, Physiogel as the official red carpet sponsor. Faisal Farooqui as the official photographer, J. by Junaid Jamshed as the official fragrance partner, and Samsonite as the official luggage partner. foodpanda as the official backstage food partner, Pakola, as the official beverage partner, Bisconni Chocolatto as the snack partner with Red Bull as official energy drink partner and Talking Point as the official PR and Digital partner.


Shaan e Pakistan witnessed the real Padmaavat experience

Rimple and Harpreet with Showstopper

Karachi (Cliff News)The 2nd day of Shaan e Pakistan, “The Fashion Soiree” welcomed thePadmaavat designers from India Rimpleand Harpreet Narula, along with our very known Huma and Amir Adnan, KomalChawla and Reema Ahsan.Happened in India and Lahore previously, Shaan e Pakistan this year came to the city of lights Karachi to dazzle the city with the alluring and exquisite collection to be showcased from across the border along with our local designers. The purpose is to bring the art and talent of both the countries together. At this moment Indian high commissioner Ajay Basaria was there to attend the show presented by the collaboration of Sephub and SoPritti.Here’s the designer lineup that showcased their collection at the event:

Amir Mazhar and Rima

Rimple and Harpreet Narula:

The Rimple and Harpreet Narula’ssignature style represents an interesting paradox of rural craft and exalted design — highly distressed surface treatments are juxtaposed with fine hand embroideries and the silhouettes enhanced with a contemporary spin! Their take on design and the process of design is intuitive while their approach to color and use of fabric is spontaneous yet exceptional.Their collection is a tale of travel and transcendence…a yearning of the soul for a long lost home to which one cannot return.The spirit of the collection is of longing and desire, to hope and to rediscover, to lose one’s “own” to regain the “self” in the process.The collection finds inspiration in the designers’ love for old textiles and their sublime leitmotifs. A riot of motifs- the French Paisley, Baroque chandeliers and curios, Arabesque cartouches, flowering blooms and trellises from Pichwaipaintings, hunting scenes from Afghan carpets and Samarkand rugs, Byzantine mosaics, the Palampore “Tree of Life”, Mughal miniatures, and fantastical Birds and Beasts are used by the designers in a painterly fashion and rendered onto the ensembles using traditional kasab,resham and kachi-patti embroideries.Bringing Padmaavat to live in Karachi, Saba Qamar was the showstopper forRimple and Harpreet Narula.

Reema Ahsan:

Reema Ahsan’s collection “Mehrunnisa” showcases the strength of a women, the pure heritage with all the inricate and ethnic details embellished and showcases new women of today bringing the heritage forward. ReemaAhsan’s collection was an amalgamation of silvers, pinks and light gold. The showstopper Sadia Khan looked ethereal in a beautiful silver outfit.

Komal Chawla:

With the colour platte of white and gold,Komal Chawla’s collection consist of 3d embellishments and cuts. From top to bottom, the models looked an epitome of beauty and style. The showstopper for Komal Chawla, Hania Aamir made the showcase much more amazing.“This is just an initial step in the collaboration of both the countries for the love of art and talent. We are trying to promote the soft image of Pakistan, inviting the artists from India proving them a platform to showcase their work here as well.

Huma And Amir Adnan:

With having the dazzling showstoppersAzfar Rehman, Noor Khan and AsadSiddiqui, Huma and Amir Adnan’s collection was straight from the world of bridal extravaganza, from pink to green and golds all over, their models shinned bright in every outfit they wore.“Our mission was to bring Indian and Pakistani art together and to give them a platform to showcase their art and work in Pakistani market too and Shaan e Pakistan is just a small step into this.” Stated Huma NassrHuma AdnanThe 3 day event ended yesterday with a full day exhibition of these designersresulting some great sales too!