Today, during my regular a.m. Facebook newsfeed review, I came across this sari that I instantly loved (and hence saved the photo of for future reference purposes!): It's designed by Misha Lakhani, a graduate of Columbia's Prestigious journalism graduate program, and, a former intern of Bunto Kazmi, renowned Pakistani bridal couturier. I love this look… Continue reading Pakistani Fashion Designer Misha Lakhani
When I was in Lahore this past March, designer lawn was all the rage. It seemed like every designer was coming out with lawn print collections, and me being the eager shopper I was made sure to visit some of the top exhibitions. (Of course my cousins made fun of me for this - they… Continue reading Sania Maskatiya 2013 Lawn Collection
Most of the clothes I got for my "jahez" (bridal trousseau) were ready-to-wear. For me, this was the way to go because 1) what you see is what you get and 2) I was only in Pakistan for one month and for those of you who have shopped in Pakistan, when you order outfits, what… Continue reading Top 3 Ready-to-wear Shops in Lahore
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
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
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
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!