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    Knitted Fashion Garments In Karachi

  • 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...

    Here, Images on Sunday takes cue from the designers who did us proud as a nation — Maria B, Elan by Khadija Shah, Tena Durrani, Faraz Manan and Fahad Hussayn and Saira Shakira — and analyses five reasons why Pakistan perseveres when it comes to the...

  • 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...

    The event is extremely regular, invariably taking place twice every year, ricocheting between Lahore and Karachi...

  • Ancient garments reveal Islamic influence among Vikings

    KARACHI: Work carried out by a Swedish researcher on garments found in graves dating back to the ninth and 10th centuries has thrown up groundbreaking insights into linkages between Vikings and the Muslim world...

    Patterns woven into the garments with silk and silver threads have been found to spell the words “Allah” and “Ali”...

  • High animal prices hurt sales of garments, shoes

    KARACHI: High animal prices have left people with little surplus cash to buy readymade shalwar kameez, shoes, sandals and designer clothes for upcoming Eidul Azha...

    Moreover, crockery and barbecue-related items also become more popular which dent the sales of readymade garments and bangles...

  • 200 youths from conflict-ridden areas get training in garments-related trades

    KARACHI: “My father passed away one year ago and being the eldest child in the family, the responsibility of taking care of my mother and educating my younger brothers fell on me,” said Sonia Khalid, a 20-year-old girl, who has benefited from the Youth Employment Project (YEP) of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)...

    The YEP, with support from USAID, looks to provide demand-driven training to youth from Karachi’s...

  • FBR mulls DTRE scheme for makers of knitwear, garments

    KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is mulling to allow manufacturers of knitwear garments to import raw materials under the Duty and Tax Remission on Export (DTRE) scheme...

    Mr Khokhar took the message positively and assured that a scheme would be launched for allowing knitwear garment manufacturing units to install sewing machines and produce value-added garments on imported raw materials such as cotton, yarn and fabric... ...

  • 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 —...

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