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FPW15 Sets the Stage On Fire!
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Published: Dec 2, 2015

From traditional to modern designs, the talented Pakistani designers put forward their best at the Fashion Pakistan Week Winter Festive, making it an event to celebrate.

Following are some of the celebrities who set the stage on fire at FPW15.

Wardha Saleem and her ‪‎Zargul‬ collection was a dramatic story of a Golden Flower represented through different traditional techniques of intricate embroidery using gota, dabka, beaded appliques and age old block printing methodology and craft.

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Maheen Karim brings the confident woman of 2015 a diverse assortment of enchantingly garlanded evening wear comprising of dripping velvet fused with lustrous charmless silks and iridescent crimped chiffon transcending into immensely feminine chic contours.

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Obaid Shiekh presents a timeless fusion of east with the west, intricate hand embroidered techniques; like French nodes, Zardozi, Resham ARI work and applique.

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Sauvage16 by ‪‎Elan‬  is an amalgamation between antiquity and modernity, the collection expresses a thrilling ambiance. Escaping into a spectacular forest dark yet vivid, rich with encrusted details we have crafted an awe-inspiring experience.

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Mystical Garden‬ by Nida Azwer‬ draws on enchanted elements one may find in such a garden, such as grasshoppers, deer, rabbits, dragonflies, birds and bees, all imagined within a more whimsical interpretation.

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FromTuscanyWithLove by FNKASIA‬ and Huma Adnan‬ presents a modern day ode to the beauty of Duomo, Museums, and the iconic Leaning tower of Pisa. Through its classic silhouettes and cascading ruffles, it attempts to showcase the romantic culture and ethnicity of these regions.

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LaVieEnRose by Deepak Perwani is inspired by the grandeur of old Baroque, Winter Roses and Chantley Lace, along with the vintage nostalgia of something new and something old.

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The Eysian collection by Umar Sayeed started off day with Mahira Khan lighting up the ramp in beautiful and intricate designs both whimsical and cohesive.

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Baade Naubahar‬ by Zaheer Abbas‬ is inspired by a soulful sonnet of the poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s, the poetry depicts a longing for the return of beloved, a portrayal of a distressing soul with a wishful heart.

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Dream weave by ‪‎Delphi‬ ‪and ‎Nida Tapal‬ is an amalgamation of superior crochet weaving methods complimented with traditional Zardozi craft. The collection plays with structures, fabrics and colours to create silhouettes that are inimitable and classic.

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Dil Rubba by Zainab Chottani‬ is a mix of the old era with trendy new styles. The collection introduces ghararas modernised into pants, and a mesmerizing showcase of gowns and jackets.

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Imperial‬ by Faraz Manan transcends beyond race, cultures and nationalities. The collection has been designed for the confident yet delicate woman who enjoys the finer things in life.

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The Legacy by Nauman Arfeen‬ consists hues of ivory, olive and honey dew, the designer behind a brand that spells men’s fashion in Pakistan, has set his collection in a rich, royal Mughal mood.

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Rembrandt by ‪‎Nilofer Shahid draws inspiration from the great dutch artist Rembrandt. The collection, represents the five main attributes of his artistic career. Etching; Chiaruscuro (light and darkness); Baroque; Military; Melancholy.

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All the images are taken from here.