Yes. Loadsheddding deserves its own post. Loadsheddding is the term used when the electricity shuts off and the light goes. Which happens in Pakistan every hour. At home, in the stores, everywhere. This means that you can't iron, you can't run sewing machines, and that work slows down. (Including the very important work of making… Continue reading Loadsheddding
A quick post: for all those wedding shopping in Lahore, I highly recommend Mehdi Ready To Wear! The collection is tasteful and it's not the big diamond stone work that you will find everrrrrrywhere in Lahore right now! My sister and I got 4 outfits (combined) from there today! Yay! Related Links: Mehdi Website
Ok! So continuing from last night...my appointment with Karma (fashion label well-known Pakistani designer Maheen Kardar). Karma was located in Defense, a world apart from the bazaars of Anarkali. We went up the stairs into their lounge to find plush rich coloured furniture, beautiful decor and a lovely sales associate by the name of Huma.… Continue reading Karma
Ok. Apologies for the post delay! I've been busy shopping up a storm in Lahore!On the first day, my sister and I went to Anarkali. Anarkali is a bazaar in old, inner city Lahore and the best way to do Anarkali is by rickshaw. The bazaar is where you find authentic Pakistani goods- everything from… Continue reading Pakistani shopping scene: Anarkali and Defence
So, I'm en route to Lahore, via Dubai, and am writing this as I await to board the plane to Pakistan. I've never been to Dubai before and so am only able to comment on its airport: it's shiny. And clean. Very shiny and clean. Also, what's the first thing I do in Dubai? Pull… Continue reading Stopover in Dubai!
I’m so excited to be going back to Lahore. My parents came to Canada in the ‘70s and we used to go back every three years throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s, until my grandparents passed away. My favourite childhood memories are as a care-free kid playing with my cousins on the rooftop of my khala’s… Continue reading Countdown to Lahore: 1 day!