Rami Kadi Spring Summer 2018: Bal de Rue

Lebanese designer Rami Kadi revealed his spring summer 2018 collection on the 23rd of January during Paris Fashion Week. Bal de Rue or Street Ball reflects the era of Nouvelle Couture, a powerful movement that destroys the status quo. The…

IŠTAR Queen Of The Night: Jean Louis Sabaji Couture Spring/Summer 2018

Paris Fashion Week took place last week showcasing the finest couture designs from both talented newcomers as established names. Who better to showcase these designs than the crème de la crème of Hollywood during award season, which kicked off in…

Saira Shakira 2018 Bridal Couture

Best friends Shakira Usman and Saira Faisal launched their fashion label Saira Shakira in 2011. The duo joined forces after graduating with honours from the Pakistan School of Fashion Design. With the launch of their young fashion brand they were…

Pakistan Fashion Week London 2017 Highlights

The 11th edition of Pakistan Fashion Week London took place on the 20th & 21st of May at Lancaster House. This neo-classical style mansion near St. James’s Palace was once part of the palace complex and is often used in…

Erum Khan – Nawabzaadi Bridal Couture Collection

2017 is almost here! Before we begin our end-of-year celebrations tomorrow with bubbles, fireworks and baked treats, one more post for our loyal readers. The Fashion Orientalist wishes everyone a Happy New Year, filled with happiness, success, love and joy!…

Élan Bridal Couture – ‘Palais Indochine’
Luxury designer Khadijah Shah organised an extravagant bridal show to celebrate the 10th anniversary of her brand Élan, during which she unveiled her Bridal Couture Collection 2016 'Palais Indochine'. The show look place in Lahore, Pakistan and was live streamed…
PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2016 Highlights Part II

The sixth edition of PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2016 took place from the 28th until the 30th of September in Lahore, Pakistan. This event is a collaboration between the Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) and the world’s leading beauty…

FDCI India Couture Week 2016 – Rohit Bal & Manav Gangwani

On the final day of FDCI India Couture Week 2016 couturier Manav Gangwani unveiled his collection Begum-e-Jannat. His inspiration for this collection originated in the intricacy of the Mughal era and the Royal Age. It is also a tribute to…

FDCI India Couture Week 2016 – Varun Bahl, Gaurav Gupta & more highlights

FDCI India Couture Week 2016 closes tonight with a runway show by noted designer Rohit Bal. But before the event comes to a close, I would like to share my favorite designs from the last two days with you. Reynu…

FDCI India Couture Week 2016 – Anita Dongre & Tarun Tahiliani

FDCI India Couture Week 2016 is treating us to the finest couture designs from India. Yesterday Anita Dongre showcased her bridal couture collection ‘Epic Love’. Her debut show at India Couture Week and what a show it was! Her show…