After nearly a year-long hiatus, through which we style aficionados in Pakistan solely acquired to see a number of on-line style reveals, 2021 is bringing again the normal style week within the nation with all its glory. The return is well known with the largest style occasion of the season: Trend Pakistan Week (FPW) Spring/Summer time 2021, held at The Secret Backyard amidst lush inexperienced foliage over the weekend.
The occasion brimmed with palpable power as celebrities, visitors, designers and media members walked the dazzling Alkaram Studio crimson carpet, elevating the type quotient. A choose style crowd and critics witnessed this night of style and glamour. Debuting fashions skilled by former supermodel Atiya Khan and clothier Sadaf Malaterre, breathed life again to the runway. The present, directed by Adnan Ansari and his Riwayat London workforce with Massarrat Misbah and Depilex on the helm of all hair and make up, captivated the viewers.
Talking in regards to the return of FPW, Chairperson of Trend Pakistan Council and the doyenne of style, Maheen Khan, famous how this yr particularly has been vital in embracing the brand new modifications within the style trade.
“I’m very excited that, in opposition to all odds, we’ve truly achieved in pulling off this version of Trend Pakistan Week. Trend Pakistan Council has all the time been recognized to advertise new expertise – designers, fashions, photographers or backstage groups – and this has continued to this date,” mentioned Khan. “This yr particularly, extra so than ever, we’ve embraced the whole trade, and chosen to work with quite a lot of groups we haven’t labored with earlier than. It’s been a beautiful expertise and that is precisely what the Council stands for. Embrace new expertise and don’t tear down the partitions which have simply been constructed.”
The road-up for Day 1 of the FPW S/S 2021 included Umsha by Uzma Babar, Kalah by Mubashira, Diners, Sadaf Malaterre, Aleena and Fareena, Tabassum Mughal, and Sundus Talpur. Check out the collections right here:
Umsha by Uzma Babar – Silhouette
Umsha by Uzma Babar showcased ‘Silhouette,’ a festive but up to date assortment that embodies easy appeal, old-world glamour by incorporating timeless components and conventional artistry in designs. Utilizing a basic pastel color palette, the gathering options gildings like Swarovski crystals, pearls, and ornate stonework to design items that completely befit the ladies of right this moment. Dum Mastam actress Amar Khan walked because the showstopper for the designer.
Kalah by Mubashra – The Lotus Pond
The designs of Kalah by Mubashra took inspiration from the serene waters and scenic sights of a whimsical water physique. The gathering ‘The Lotus Pond’ options an array of motifs, quite a lot of colors and gildings which have been impressed by the hues seen at a lotus pond. Supermodel Kiran Malik walked as their showstopper.
Diners Pakistan – Mirum
Displaying their assortment ‘Mirum,’ on the runway for the primary time ever, Diners offered a set for debonair males who’re recognized for his or her impeccable type and dressing. The gathering featured trendy cuts and silhouettes with an array of western and jap outfits in premium high quality materials suited to each event.
Sadaf Malaterre – The Stream
Sadaf Malaterre introduced her signature oomph to the runway together with her assortment ‘The Stream’ that featured a mixture of eclectic and basic ensembles. From the gathering’s juxtaposition of construction and fluidity offset with Chinoiserie and fleurette particulars, to taking inspiration from the universe together with the ebb and movement of rivers and mountains peaks, the gathering debuted the designer’s menswear assortment. As an animal rights advocate, her assortment additionally despatched out a message in opposition to canine culling in Karachi.
Aleena and Fareena – Karachi by Evening
An ode to time honoured traditions and up to date style, designer duo Aleena and Fareena, showcased their assortment ‘Karachi by Evening’ that featured prime picks from two collections. It had a jeweled tone color palette which glittered on the runway with its dewy silvers, wealthy golds and monochromatic hues., signifying the busy lifetime of the metropolis. The gathering comprised structured jackets, capes and embellished shirts in silk, taffeta and tulle.
Tabassum Mughal – Eclectic Regalia
Paying homage to the regal and opulent courts of Europe and the Subcontinent which had been buoyed by the would possibly of female empowerment and innate magnificence, Tabassum Mughal offered a set titled ‘Eclectic Regalia.’ That includes high-quality materials together with pure silk, chiffon, velvet and internet in mesmerizing hues like royal gold, intoxicating deep-crimson, blush pink and gray items, the gathering had dramatic really feel to it. It comprised voluminous court-style silhouettes together with fitted bodices, majestic trailing trains, and glamorous lengthy capes, which had been offset with luxuriously wealthy embroidery.
Sundus Talpur performed to her strengths by bringing forth a solo assortment of latest hand-sculpted jewelry. The designer showcased her signature 22 Karat gold and sterling silver jewelry which completely ended the primary night time of FPW 2021 with placing items that had been impressed by feminine empowerment, energy and resilience, and had been style statements on their very own.
You possibly can watch the present completely on ARY Digital’s YouTube channel. Right here is day one’s stay protection: