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Samar Mehdi is a veteran fashion designer who has been a part of Pakistani fashion scene for a while now. She is known for her innovative and creative designs. Samar takes inspiration for her beautiful designs from everything around her. Over the years, she has carved a niche for herself through her immense hard work and dedication. MAG recently caught up with Samar for a brief chat. Excerpts:
What is fashion for you?
It's my passion and it's something that I have always been involved in. Fashion is my lifestyle at the moment.
How would you describe your designs?
Practical, yet at the same time very feminine also.
If you could bring one trend from the past, which one would you choose?
Well… I really like 1940s style like the palazzo pants, knee-length skirts etc. I have incorporated 40s style in my collection as well.
Have you launched any special Eid collection?
Yes, my Eid collection includes stylish prêt wear. It's something that you can wear in the morning, as well as in the evening with the right accessorising. So, the collection is very versatile.
Any fashion advice you would like to give to Pakistani women?
Please don't be a fashion victim. Don't follow trends blindly, instead go for something that suits you. You have to remember, that you can buy fashion but you can't buy style!