Shaan-e-Pakistan

  • 12 May - 18 May, 2018
  • Mag The Weekly
  • Fashion

The multi-dimensional platform Shaan-e-Pakistan led by Huma Nassr of Braahtii, was a big game this time. Attended by the designers of Padmaavat fame, the participation of Pakistan’s eminent designers like Huma and Amir Adnan and Reema Ahsan made the event the most exciting edition yet.

“Our mission was to bring Indian and Pakistani art together and to give them a platform to showcase their art and work in Pakistani market too, and Shaan e Pakistan is just a small step into this,” stated Huma Nassr, the moving spirit behind the grand event.

Huma and Amir Adnan

With having the dazzling showstoppers Azfar Rehman, Noor Khan and Asad Siddiqui, Huma and Amir Adnanís collection was straight from the world of bridal extravaganza, from pink to green and golds all over, their models shone bright in every outfit they wore.

Reema Ahsan

The collection ‘Mehrunnisa’ exhibits the strength of a woman. The pure heritage with all the intricate and ethnic details showcases new women of today bringing the heritage forward. Reema Ahsan’s collection is an amalgamation of silvers, pinks and light gold. The showstopper Sadia Khan looked ethereal in a beautiful silver outfit.

Komal Chawla

With the colour platte of white and gold, Komal Chawla’s collection consists of 3D embellishments and cuts. From top to bottom, the models looked an epitome of beauty and style. The showstopper, Hania Aamir made the showcase much more amazing.

Rimple and Harpreet Narula

The designers’ signature style represents an interesting paradox of rural craft and exalted design – highly distressed surface treatments are juxtaposed with fine hand embroideries and the silhouettes enhanced with a contemporary spin!

The collection finds inspiration in the designersí love for old textiles and their sublime leitmotifs. A riot of motifs – the French Paisley, Baroque chandeliers and curios, Arabesque cartouches, flowering blooms and trellises from Pichwai paintings, hunting scenes from Afghan carpets and Samarkand rugs, Byzantine mosaics, the Palampore ‘Tree of Life’, and Mughal miniatures are used by the designers in a painterly fashion and rendered onto the ensembles, using traditional kasab, resham and kachi-patti embroideries.

Saba Qamar walked the ramp as the designers’ show stopper. Speaking on the same, Rimple and Harpreet mentioned, “Saba is the quintessential actress and an inspiration to women across the border. She has a sublime earthiness to her persona and makes for the perfect muse for our collection.”

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