After a breathtaking day 1 of Pakistani fashion at Fashion Pakistan Week (FPW15), I've got more for all you fashionistas. I present the best of day 2 of FPW15.
The day was for the designers to flourish and showcase their skills to the world of fashion.
The golden goddess has arrived! She's fierce, not afraid of the world and her versed hides her purity but beauty shines like an Egyptian goddess.
Black never goes out of fashion yet Maheen Karim highlights it can create mystery and elegance. The little black dress has been revamped for South Asian's to stand proud and showcase their identity to the world.
Obaid Sheikh's FPW15 collection focuses on traditional Pakistani techniques yet the menswear collection challenges the current sherwani suit. The new collection gives South Asian men a voice in the fashion arena.
Pakistani fashion house, Elan are well-known for their astonishingly beautiful bridal gowns and now they have amazed us with their ready to wear collection. With visions of nature and floral draped against black the contrast in the outfits builds the wow factor, whilst the cuts speak volumes of the brands presence in Pakistan. They have certainly inspired me!
A taste of bridal, party wear and fashion for special occasions were featured by Nida Azwer. She's certainly a designer to watch every season for the latest trends on the runway. The winter collection is all about batwings, wide sleeves, layered suits and three-quarter palazzo pants t mention a few. You also have to appreciate her signature bird prints, which echo throughout her collections.
The art of FnkAsia FPW15 collection is combining South Asian mendi colours, golds and navy blues colours. Then using banarsi fabrics, combine mens blazer cuts and velvet is a key statement. FnkAsia has given a new light to how we see these traditional Pakistani fabrics.
With kimonos, cape lenghas and velvet suits for men, Deepak Perwani keeps the men slick whilst the women walk in statement gowns. From bridal to party or special occasions you're spoilt for choice with trends, colours, cuts and pattern ideas. It's a mood board of inspiration and peaceful dreams in winter through to the summer season.
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