FPW Winter/Festival 2015 kicks off Nov 28

KARACHI: Brace yourselves fashionistas: Fashion Pakistan Week (FPW) Winter/Festive 2015 will be held from November 28-30 in Karachi stated  issued by Fashion Pakistan (FP), the country’s reigning platform for fashion designers.

Sanam Chaudhry, the chair person of the FP council said, “This year, FPW Winter/Festive has grown bigger, in terms of design philosophy, to incorporate winter festivities such as weddings, balls, and parties. We want to demonstrate the latest trends and innovation across the broad spectrum of fashion in Pakistan. FP is committed to developing fashion as an industry and will continue to highlight its growth and success.”

Inaugurated in 2010, these bi-annual fashion weeks have been organized under the patronage of the council that aims to shore up the country’s fashion industry.

The fashion week will wave around all the varied kinds of Pakistani festive wear from luxury prêt to bridal and formal wear.

FP CEO Wardha Saleem stated, “We are really looking forward to this year’s FPW… it will open up new avenues for us with local and international viewership, while also bringing a brand new outlook and vision to the show.”

She added that fashion is a blooming industry in Pakistan, and adds extensive value for our economy’s boost.

“Constant innovation and encouragement will not only boost the industry but also help new talent make headway.”Saleem said.

The three day  glamorous fashion event will feature flashy brands like Wardha Saleem, Shehla Chatoor, Toni&Guy Trend Show (featuring Sania Makatiya and Deepak Perwani), Ayesha Hashwani, Tena Durrani, Hisham Malik, Sana Safinaz, Maheen Karim, Obaid Sheikh, Elan, Nida Azwer, FnkAsia, Deepak Perwani, Umer Sayeed, Zaheer Abbas, Delphi by Nida Tapal, Zainab Chottani, Faraz Manan and Nauman Arfeen.

Renowned couturier Nilofer Shahid will be closing the event with the grand finale.