By far, what has been so starkly apparent here in Pakistan, during this visit of mine, has been the incredible disparity between the rich and the poor. Don't get me wrong - Pakistan has always been a country anchored in class ( and caste) differentiation, but now (having come back here after 10 years) it… Continue reading The Rich, and the Poor
I ordered my wedding dress yesterday!!!!!!! All I will say for now is this: it was the first dress I tried on (I came back to it after many many stores). And it's by Karma 🙂
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
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
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!