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Trends at Telenor Bridal Couture Week in Lahore

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This is no ordinary fashion show but Bridal Couture Week brings extravagance to the runway. During bridal couture week your bound to spot dazzling bridal creations from some of the top Pakistani designers in the world showcasing their rare yet unique designs to life. Bridal Couture Week in Pakistan is unlike no other in the world.

Pakistani designers such as, Ali Xeeshan didn’t let us down with his flamboyant head gear which complimented the Couture looks beautifully. He used a variety of traditional colours including a mix of reds, yellow and orange but sticking to red as his primary platte. The intricacy in his designs amazed us once again, Ali Xeeshan really knows how to cast us under his spell. If your getting married Ali Xeeshan recommends classic wedding designs.

Faraz Mannan’s showcases brides and grooms can wear black and gold and look stunning on your wedding day. Themain feature was Faraz Mannan’s crop blouse with exquisite Pakistani detailing and a shimmery golden and hints of black lengha. The detailing on the dupatta adds a touch of elegance and grace - a perfect bridal gown for your special day.

And it’s not only the ladies who need to look good but the grooms. The couture runway says heavy detailing, netted maybe even sharwanis now even the grooms can look fashionable.

Not everyone wants heavy traditional wedding dresses, so if your looking for bridal wear or more of a subtle Fozia Hammad shared wrap over style suits with shades of whites, creams and beige. The focal point has to be round the neck and waist. The main bridal trend from Fozia Hammad is long kameez jacket’s with a heavy lengha. 

And not forgetting the men who need to make an entrance and rock the velvet sherwani trend for autumn and winter. 

The trends at TBCW14 include; grooms you can’t go without a show stopping yet subtle sharwani - entailing is key! Bridesmaids and sisters you can’t go wrong with long wrap cream suits - less is more. For your bridal outfits you can go with the classic red which well-known Pakistani fashion house Ali Xeeshan gave their collection yet with a hint of Malaysian or Egyptian. If you are brave and want to be different TBCW runway has spoken and gold and blacks are a hit! 

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