Fashion Pakistan Week PFW SS 2019 Sixteen Designers Showcased
This season, Sixteen Fashion designers showcased their ensembles and collections. With focus on fine detail and uber craftmanship, eight pret and retail designers delivered their diverse selections down the runway on Day Two.
The show opened with Generation who displayed #NoNonsenseNighat emphasizing the uniqueness of desi culture, accompanied by Yasmin Zaman’s Zeke – inspired by Van Gogh’s color scheme, Nauman Arfeen’s Hur Shakh Pe Ullu Baitha Hai, Gul Ahmed’s undertake The Floral Raj, AlKaram’s Mak O Keeffe an all-new MAK collection for the young women; “Lost in the Forest’ by Obaid Sheikh, Boheme by Kanwal also experienced a character theme, Saniya Maskatiya finished your day with a lovely, luxe night collection.
Era – #NoNonsenseNighat
Era opened the show where their ready-made items filled with color and patterns eluded all the right the springtime/summer time feels. The collection called #NoNonsenseNighat emphasized the social uniqueness of desi culture. From patiala shalwars to parandas, flowers using one part and braids on the other, the models strutted the ramp in tennis shoes exuding a normal vibe with an ultra-modern twist. Each Era clothing was a personification of unadulterated Pakistani style, designed for the 21st century female. A complete of 15 ramp to retail parts chosen from choices that embody Nighat’s unabashed unique style yet remained quintessentially desi were showcased.
Yasmeen Zaman – Zéke
Yasmeen Zaman’s bespoke creations catered to destination wedding ceremonies specifically. Her collection called Zéke and pronounced Ziy-k, from Aramaic origins, meaning ‘capturing celebrity’ and ‘spark’ was influenced by the colors of Vehicle Gough’s starry night time. Silhouettes included liquid and layered appears with a few organized items. Prominent colors that ruled the runway were yellowish ochres, burnt oranges and an array of playful shades of blue. The colour palette was perfect, with a nod to luxury cruise/resort series, to mark Springtime/Summer trends. Integrating techniques like traditional hands stop printing and marble dying, her collection obviously highlighted her brand strengths, hands embellishments and sensibility of combining a riot of colors. Hira Tareen was the showstopper for Yasmin Zaman.
Nauman Arfeen – Har Shakh Pe Ullu Baitha Hai
Nauman Arfeen collection the stage ablaze along with his ultra-modern undertake fashion. Well-known for fashion developing for all those genders and age groups, the collection catered to the people seeking to amp their look a supplementary mile. With owl motifs embroidered on clothes and denim tops combined with owl imprinted trousers, his designs were unique, complex, trendy and incredibly wearable. The phrase all denim everything flawlessly described the collection pieces that were showcased. He used natural cotton and denim mainly, providing the collection a stylish, summery feel. Influenced by nature and its own environment, owl was the most dominating component in the collection, the name hence. Faisal Qureshi was the showstopper for Nauman Arfeen.
Ideas Pret – The Floral Raj
The Floral Raj was based round the theme of Victorian Glasshouse meets Mughal art. Victorian glasshouses brought hothouse luxuries in to the realm of the affordable. Likewise, Ideas Pret brought high fashion within the reach of the wider audience. The look team translated this idea by emulating the exuberance, exploration and experimentation of the Victorian period. The effect was an assortment of luxury east/western fusion combined and matched up in myriad ways. Dominant colors were mainly pastels from red, light shades of blue and crimson to ivory blended with platinum and silverwork, the colour palette was totally Planting season and Summer time festive. Bell sleeves, bell bottoms, flappers, breezy cool blues, and brownish belts were all on screen as models strutted down the ramp. The collection mixed elaborate embroidery and personal images that drew motivation from Mughal miniatures, botanical motifs and linear architectural elements that represent Victorian glasshouses. The modern silhouettes of the collection were steeped in local workmanship and emulated the vibrancy of the Victorian period. From corset and peplums tops to voluminous sleeves, details that are redolent of the design of that period, were subtly positioned throughout the show.
AlKaram – MAK O Keeffe
After an extended hiatus from fashion week, AlKaram returned with a bang unveiling their new line MAK O Keefe. The collection was motivated by the brand new artist, fearless and modernist visionary – Georgia O’ Keeve.
Her unique compositions were the motivation for the distinct use of color, florals, skulls and scenery as shown in the collection debuted on day two. The collection created by Ather Hafeez targeted to determine AlKaram as a make of the classic, young millennial women to feel empowered and stay true to her convictions. The items were just like a breathing of oxygen: abstract, comfortable, and smooth to the eye, yet stylish in the most uber stylish way. The showstopper because of this collection was Noor Khan.
Obaid Sheikh – Lost in the Forest
Inspired by the wonder of Nature, the collection called, “Lost in the Forest” required its audience on the trip through the woods. With all the current right tones of green and rust dark brown, the collection was totally unusual. Along with his designs, slashes and appears he brought the forest alive and onto the ramp as models strolled down in elaborately complete ensembles. Fahad Mirza was the showstopper for Obaid Sheikh.
Boheme by Kanwal – Mystic
“Kun Faya Kun” – inspired by Sufism, this collection was about beauty and love. The free moving, unrestrained cuts shown freedom. The textures, color palette, and motifs exuded a mystical aura, taking you deep in to the world of Sufism.
It had been a special event of beauty and elegance. Shadow work, simplistic ensembles, shades of white and ivory, mystic animals on the runway – overall the 14-clothing show was a perfect changeover to the ultimate show of the night time. The beautiful Sanam Saeed stole the limelight as the showstopper.
Sania Maskatiya – Luxe Evening Wear
This Luxe Evening Wear collection had everyone swooning. The collection shimmered in to the spotlight with iridescence, and the power of the landmark collection was eluded by the luxurious materials and metallic colors. Affected by elements from Pakistan’s history and nouveau, there was delicate beauty to the collection clothes all together. Embodying the personal Sania Maskatiya complex embellishments and fusion silhouettes, this collection created a memorable end to day two of Fashion Pakistan Week.