Pakistani designers showcase festive wear in Mumbai and Delhi

Indian fashion is being influenced by Pakistani designers. In fact, most of our designers are borrowing elements from Pakistani fashion to give a tweak to bridal and festive wear. The salwar kameez is now ankle-length and the silhouette is flowy, long at the back and slightly short in the front. The salwars range from fitted churidars to loose pant styles. The gowns also have lots of embroidery and gota work. The colour palette is rich and colourful, with ample shimmer and little scope for subtle and toned down and beaten hues.

Pakistani designers Umar Sayeed, Sana Safinaz, Nida Azwer and Maheen Karim among many others, part of the Soiree Boutique in Dubai will be showing their festive collection for the season at Hemant Room, Four Seasons Hotel, Worli, Mumbai. Today is the last day of the showing. Check them out.

Maheen Karim teams a jumpsuit with a rust jacket with embroidery on it for a festive touch

Umar Batul creation

On the other hand, two designers from Pakistan Fashion Design Council have just arrived in Delhi and will be showing their creations and guiding brides to be on their trousseau. Maheen Khadar of Karma and Khadija Shah of Elan will be in the Capital till October 26, 2012 and available for one on one interactions at The Boulevard, M4,  South Extension, Part II, New Delhi, in between 11 am and 8 pm.

Red gown by Umar Sayeed



Bandra Worli Sea Link blushes pink

Bandra Worli Sea Link, lit up in pink to create awareness about Breast Cancer. It looks gorgeous, or what!!!


Taking a cue from the Empire State Building in New York our very own Bandra Worli Sea Link, in Mumbai, will be lit pink everyday from the 5th of October to the 12th of October, 7:00 pm onwards.

We have the Estee Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign to thank for this initiative. Three Cheers!!!

Bandra Worli Sea Link to be lit up in Pink!

Time for a colour change. Bandra Worli Sea Link will be lit up in pink to create awareness about breast cancer

The Empire State Building in New York City was lit in pink on Monday, October 1 and now Bandra Worli Sea Link will follow suit. In fact, prominent landmarks in the world are gearing up to display their pink side. Why? To create awareness about breast cancer. Yup, it’s breast cancer awareness month and the Bandra Worli sea link will be lit up in Pink from tomorrow onwards (for one whole week) as part of Estee Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign’s Global Landmarks Illumination Initiative. Watch out and don’t forget to take pictures of the sea link, all dolled up in pretty pink.

The Empire State building was lit up in pink early this month