Published On: Fri, Nov 6th, 2015

Pakistan shown at Swarovski’s 120th anniversary celebrations



Pakistani designers surely obtained a gigantic go-ahead from fashion insiders in Dubai this week at Sparkling Couture.

The occasion was a segment of Swarovski’s 120th-anniversary celebrations, planned to set the attention on Southeast Asian fashion. The chic showcase displayed 36 local designers and nine partner labels, introducing them on an outstanding podium.

The fashion arrangement included an extensive range of local fashion, an array from self-effacing dress’, that is, abayas, to twilight gowns and cultural nuptial. Designers employed the brand’s precious stones and gems in an astonishing order of methods.

The fashion status usually varies from the inspiring to the ho-hum. Kuwaiti designer Ziad Antoun’s prearranged white creased gown was a striking portion of art, while none of the footwear brands administered to amaze at all.

Ziad Antoun created a wear in fragile spirals that astounded akin to a piece of art.

Indonesian designer Sebastian Gunawan located multi-hued gemstone on a prearranged gown in a design then be similar to cross-stitching.

Sebastian Dunaway acquired much of concentration at the exposition.

From subsequent access, JJ Valaya got a much diverse philosophy, spotlight on impact instead of detailed embroidery on his nuptial bidding. He displayed a dazzling light lehenga embroidered with precious stone peacocks. This was counterbalance by a dazzling swathed shimmery teal dupatta, shabby over a spaghetti fastening blouse.

Pakistan’s strong foot forward


Six designers from Pakistan contributed in the occasion; four of them went for the display. Maria B, Elan by Khadijah Shah, Faraz Manan and Tena Durrani all displayed ornately embellished, contemporary cultural bridals.

Designer Tena Durrani explained on the notion method following her design, “I wanted to showcase the Pakistani techniques that aren’t widely used abroad and give visitors a true sense of Pakistani bridal fashion.”

“Showing in the ethnic bridal category, our creations are of course much more heavily embellished than any other category,” she further explained.

Faraz Manan’s was possibly the much conspicuous, with an ultramodern dressing style blouse that recognized the reality that this was a carnival of fashion moderately than a profitable nuptial show.

Whereas Tena selected to give out with a dupatta to provide her band a much global sense, Khadijah Shah appeared a much customary outline, one that might, in fact, be dressed by a fashionable regional bride.

“The dress is a traditional Elan jar – lavish and wraithlike, with the kind of intricately worked dupatta an Elan bride would wear,” Khadija stated.

Whereas, it was complicated and much gorgeous work. The embroidery required breach up and the dress would have done enhanced on a live replica. Khadijah is much than able of performing with the arrangement and, in this kind of corporation, she required to perform so.

Maria B demonstrated a moderately lighter part that deficient in a few of the complexity of workmanship that further exhibited, but her dress was not the dissatisfaction that Sumeet Verma’s was. His pink dress had neither the complexity nor the innovation to amaze.

About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.