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  • Living Colours: A trip down 1970s Islamabad

    Her latest novel City of Spies is set in Islamabad and Lahore of the late 1970s and tells the story of 30 tumultuous months in Pakistan’s history told in the voice of Aliya, an 11-year old girl...

    How different is Aliya from yourself at her age?A: Aliya and I share some basic facts: a mixed heritage, a move to Pakistan as young children, growing up in 1970s Islamabad and attending what we might call an American school...

  • Stadium of skirts and dresses in Kosovo

    PRISTINA: Dresses and skirts donated by Cherie Blair and Rita Ora were among 5,000 pegged to washing lines in a Kosovo stadium on Friday in an art installation drawing attention to the stigma suffered by victims of wartime sexual violence...

    Dresses and skirts of all different colours blew in the wind under bright blue skies in Kosovo’s main football stadium, usually the domain of male sports fans...

  • Five dresses making tongues wag at Cannes

    CANNES: From a “Jerusalem skyline” gown that sparked a social media furore to a thigh-split leaving almost nothing to the imagination, these are the red carpet dresses turning heads at Cannes...

    Jerusalem dress becomes net memeIsraeli Culture Minister Miri Regev takes the prize for most political fashion statement at the world’s biggest film festival, after turning up at Wednesday night’s opening gala wearing a billowing white dress...

  • Traditional dresses with delicate handiwork fascinate women

    “Despite all modernity and new trends in women’s dresses, a typical lady would always love traditional work...

    He said that most stores were located in the Saddar Bazaar, on University Road and Arbab Road, while a number of fashion designers had set up fabric galleries at their residences in different localities in the city...

  • In fashion: The fashion week jungle

    Great fashion, in essence, needs to be more than just a race to the top...

    It is true that the business of fashion can only be viable if it generates revenue but does financial success signify the death of creativity?It is a question that perpetually sprang to mind during Fashion Pakistan Week’s (FPW) Winter/Festive ’15...

  • In fashion: Five reasons to celebrate Pakistani fashion (in Dubai)

    It was all played out at the Madinat Arena Ballroom with a fashion installation featuring innovative techniques of display and lighting to further accentuate the cuts and structure...

    While the Dubai exhibition remains a far cry from similar attempts in Pakistan and no parallels can be drawn between both, Pakistan did manage to stand out head and shoulders above the rest of the competition in terms of sheer ingenuity in design,...

  • In fashion: The way we ‘fashion week’

    The bridal power gameWhile its fashion standards may fluctuate, BCW is at the top of its game in many other ways...

    It is a perpetual highlight on the network’s channels, taking up prime-time spots during Eid and weekends, reaching out within Pakistan as well as to a well-dispersed Urdu-speaking audience around the globe...

  • Pakistan build lead in steady fashion

    KINGSTON: Pakistan were steadily building a handy lead on the first innings as an unbroken stand of 86 between captain Misbah-ul-Haq and Sarfraz Ahmed lifted them to 322-5 at lunch on the fourth day of the first Test here on Monday...

    Sarfraz scored a rapid 53 and Misbah a more patient 47 at Sabina Park after Pakistan lost only Asad Shafiq for 22 in the morning session, caught behind off the bowling of Shannon Gabriel...

  • New York hosting 2016 fashion merry-go-round

    NEW YORK: The twice-yearly style orgy that is New York Fashion Week which was to kick off on Thursday evening when the booted and suited rush to catch sight of collections for spring-summer 2016...

    Hollywood stars, buyers and fashion editors from across the planet descend on Gotham to admire the most coveted talent in US design dominated by the likes of Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger...

  • New York exhibition plots rise of global fashion

    NEW YORK: Paris, Milan, New York and London may reign in world fashion, but Asian and South American cities are the ones to watch, according to an exhibition at one of the world’s best design schools...

    com, the museum at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology is charting a new generation of fashion-forward cities eying global prominence...

  • French fashion giants ban ultra-thin models

    PARIS: A host of French-owned fashion labels spanning Christian Dior to Saint Laurent pledged Wednesday to ban ultra-thin models from their advertising and catwalk shows following repeated scandals about anorexia and mistreatment...

    Ahead of the start of New York Fashion Week, the two French groups said they would ban their designers using size 32 models under the French system — size XXS or size zero in the US or four in Britain —...

  • Style awards recognise excellence in fashion, sport

    She also won hearts by stating “Meri pehchan Hindi Medium nahin Pakistan hai” and pointed out on a somewhat light note that her film raked in three times more at the box office than Khoobsurat, adding that in Fawad Khan’s case it was Hum TV and its blockbuster serial Humsafar that shot him to stardom...

    The recipients of the QHSA trophy in various categories are: Most stylish model (Female): Sadaf Kanwal, Most stylish model (Male):...

  • STYLE: EXPORTING FASHION

    We live in the age of hashtags and the Trade Dev­e­lopment Authority Pakistan (TDAP) pitched two of them during their recent trade expo: ‘Emerging Pakistan’ and ‘Made In Pakistan’...

    The former was announced at an inaugural dinner before the Expo with a fashion show by Nomi Ansari, Faiza Samee and Sherezad Rahimtoola and a concert by Strings and Momina Mustehsan...

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