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Sunsilk Fashion Week

 Daily Times Staff Report

LAHORE: Pakistan Fashion Design Council’s (PFDC) Sunsilk Fashion Week kept creating ripples with its colours on its third day at the Royal Palm Golf and Country Club on Thursday.

Eight ramp shows featured outfits by Rehana Saigol, the Sarah-Salman duo, Hajra Hayat, Nayna, Ammar Belal, Shamoon Sultan (Khaadi), Tazeen Hassan and
Maheen Kardar (Karma).

Ammar Belal’s western wear collection, “The King Of Pop” – inspired by Michael Jackson, or more specifically, the “Thriller” era and the subsequent punk-rock movement – ranged from casual wear and street wear to cocktail dresses and gowns. “I am very Continue reading

Say a little a prayer for Lahore

 

By Ahmad Rafay Alam
The only thing as incredulous as the recent announcement by the Government of Punjab — it intention to construct a highway through the heart of Lahore — was the recent statement of the CEO of Fashion Pakistan Week that their glorified display of clothes was a “gesture of defiance towards the Taliban.”
Our fashion industry is as much of an industry as the Holy Roman empire was holy, Roman or an empire. Our designers are talented without doubt; but to suggest that parading scantily clad men and women down a runway behind the bunkers and barricades of a five-star hotel in Karachi is an act of defiance is, well, really stretching the limits to which the “security situation” can make a fool out of us. Continue reading