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The final show of PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 was by HSY with his bridal collection titled ‘City of Gardens’ inspired by the inner city of Lahore, renowned as the City of Gardens. A city submerged in history and culture with every wall, every house, every street having its own story, with City of Gardens, HSY endeavored to portray this richness in his collection highlighting the colors and heritage of Lahore. With both women’s wear and menswear pieces in the collection, HSY worked in pure fabrics such as chiffons, silks, raw silks and organza’s, pairing these with embroideries from different regions across Pakistan. With simple and traditional cuts complimenting every body type, HSY used fun and bright colors ranging from yellow and orange to red, magenta and purple for the City of Gardens. Check out pictures of HSY’s collection at PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 Day 4 below.
HSY Collection at PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 Day 4
Next solo show of day 4 at PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 was by Saai with her bridal collection entitled ‘Sliver’. Flaunting contemporary cutwork techniques along with hints of the rural craft of tarkashi from Southern Punjab, the collection merged the opaqueness and transparency of tantalizing fabric textures. The collection brought together tradition and modernity tied in with Saai’s love for experimental silhouettes. With fabrics such as chiffons with tarkashi used in this collection to create unique surface textures along with fluid nets with dusts of sequins, the collection was hand embroidered with a colour palette ranging from white and silver complemented by sharp contrasting magentas, purples and shades of reds along with the paler hues of peach, mint green and pale gold. Saai’s Sliver also included menswear pieces. Fashion icon Nilofer Shahid walked the ramp for Saai. Check out Saai’s collection from PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 ramp below.
Saai’s collection at PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 Day 4
Nida Azwer’s collection for the PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 Day 4 titled, ‘The Chibhali Collection’ was manifest of the designers’ unique interpretation of the Kashmiri heritage and culture. For this collection, Nida infused her signature style angrakhas and long jackets to blend in with intricate embroideries. With attention found in gota work, zardozi, vasli, kamdani work and swarovski crystals, this bridal week collection was based in hues of gold and silver. For ‘The Chibhali Collection’, Nida used pure silks and brocade, lamé and maisuri. A predominantly women’s wear collection, Nida also showcased menswear couture this season. Pakistani film actress Resham was the showstopper for Nida’s ramp showcase. Check out the pictures of Nida Azwer’s bridal collection at PLBW 2012 below.
Nida Azwer’s Collection at PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 Day 4
The first solo fashion show at Day 4 of PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 was by Fahad Hussayn with his collection ‘Laaj Nagar’ inspired by the fantastical city of ethereal beauty and love, driven from the greatest love stories known to literature and story-telling. Through this collection, Fahad Hussayn celebrated endless love be it dark romance or sheer fantasy. The collection also included a preview of ‘Fahad Hussayn Print Museum’, presenting live digital prints, an exclusive range of high end digitally printed silks and chiffons along with custom made woven pure jamavars, brocades and net. Introducing the concept of bridal separates for personalized bridal outfits, Fahad Hussayn used semi-precious stones with threadworks painstakingly created by his craftsmen. Also including menswear pieces, ‘Laaj Nagar’ was presented in rich hues and vibrant colours, pinks, oranges and pastels. Pop artist Qurat-ul-Ain Balouch (QB) sang live and also walked the ramp for Fahad Hussayn. Check out the pictures of Fahad Hussayn’s Laaj Nagar collection from the ramp of PLBW 2012 below.
Fahad Hussayn’s Collection at PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 Day 4
Day 4 of PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 opened with a trend show by Khawar Riaz featuring Adnan Pardesy showcasing his interpretation of bridal make-up looks for 2012 – 2013 based on the theme, “the devdas women… are still a bride’s inspiration”. At Khawar Riaz, the Brides are a complete depiction of an innocent yet radiant, unmatched Beauty. His philosophy of Make-up is flawless yet subtle and breaking the norms of the typical drag Queen (the typical dark eyed bronzy make-up) culture; his prime focus is to make The Bride look Classy and Royal. While satisfying his own quest for Art and combining that with his knowledge of facial bone structure, the texture of skin, the quality of color and the slant of light; with primarily focusing on the Bride’s personality more, rather than making her a Soulless Beauty. Here’s the complete make over devdas look for brides by Khawar Riaz from PLBW 2012 day 4.
Khawar Riaz Trend Show at PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 Day 4
The brand EIZA by UA textiles launch their most anticipated linen winter collection for the fall/winter season of 2012. The brand is becoming quite popular among those who want to dress up in quality pieces with a formal look. EIZA is quite under priced for its finest quality in the market. The latest winter collection 2012 includes absorbing designs and color palettes with embroideries on front and back. Additional sleeves are also available with the collections. Eiza’s winter collection has very beautiful casual wear prints embellished with colorful embroidery. Almost all the outfits compromises with prints. Check out Eiza’s fancy jaquard winter collection for the year 2012 below.
Eiza Fancy Jaquard Linen Winter Collection 2012 | Fall/Winter 2012
The third day closed with Nickie Nina’s collection for PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 titled ‘Baroque’ – inspired by the 17th century European vintage artistic style. With fabrics such as pure silk, chiffon, jamawar and velvet, Nickie Nina’s couture craftsmanship was manifest in the ‘Baroque’ collection with antique gold hand embellishment and colorful thread work with cuts from the ‘traditional-eastern-meets-western-period’. Nickie Nina had engaged a diverse range of colors from cerulean, sea-green, deep plum to lemon yellow and beige for ‘Baroque’. Check out the pictures of this stunning Nickie Nina’s bridal collection at PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 day 3 below.
Nickie Nina’s Collection at PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2012 Day 3