Karma, Pakistan, Wedding Dress

Say Yes to the Dress!

Our wifi was down for a week, hence no posts. During that time though....I got my wedding dress!!!!! I cannot say enough good things about Karma: the service (thank you Huma!), the professionalism, design and the fact that they made my dress in TWO weeks, which is totally unheard of! I'm so grateful! 🙂 Related Links: Official… Continue reading Say Yes to the Dress!

Dolki, Pakistan, Songs, Tradition

Dolki

Yesterday my cousins had a dolki for me. (Dolki = pre-wedding function where the dholak (traditional drum) is played and girls sing wedding songs, and start the customs of rubbing oil on the brides hair and feed her sweets.) The dolki was at my Phupo's house (phupo = dad's sister) and all my cousins sat in a circle,… Continue reading Dolki

Fashion, Pakistan

FP Lounge

Fashion Pakistan Lounge on MM Alam Rd - totally worth checking out. The clothes are wayyyyy better quality than PDFC and so are the prices! They carry a whole bunch of designers (Hina Khan, Hina Butt, etc). I ended up getting three outfits that didn't have a lot of "kaam" (meaning bejeweled work) which I… Continue reading FP Lounge

Beauty, Shopping

Face Wash

Yesterday, I had to buy face wash...which I thought would be a fairly simple task, until I realized that plain face wash doesn't really exist in Pakistan. Everything in the store was either whiteness face wash", "fairness cleansing foam" and promising a "whitish pink glow." After ten minutes of searching I managed to find a… Continue reading Face Wash

Clothes, Designer, Fashion, Kamiar Rokni, Karma, Lahore, Mehdi, Pakistan, Shopping

Kamiar Rokni, Fahad Hussayn and Mehdi

So I've been in Pakistan one week and have had appointments with 5 designers: Karma, Kamiar Rokni, Mehdi, Fahad Hussayn and Hajra Hayat. Karma I've told you about already. Kamiar Rokni was next (Maheen Karim of Karma and Kamiar Rokni used to work together under Karma until they split and Kamiar started his own label).… Continue reading Kamiar Rokni, Fahad Hussayn and Mehdi