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Versace Does Shalwar Qameez; Among Other Asian Influnces

When I read this piece in Tribune about how the new Versace collection is inspired by “Pakistan’s National Dress” I felt like the title was misleading the people into believing what the collection was about by showing just a piece of the picture. While I do believe Shalwar Qameez is a part of the inspiration for the collection, the main inspiration behind the collection actually is the Adventure that is Asia. India could very well say the same thing since come one, even Indians wear the kurta and qameez.Recently Updated7-001 Continue reading Versace Does Shalwar Qameez; Among Other Asian Influnces

LCM: Collections That Made Statements

London Collections Men (LCM) recently ended and sticking to their roots, the Brits showed a great amount of suits and coats, but it wasn’t the monotony of the silhouette that interests me, I have always gone for more challenging collection, collections that mean something and can be called art. Of course, Burberry was beautiful, and one cannot deny that it was an amazing collection. But what I’m interested in is how designers redefine norms through their collection, and help us see the world we can relate to. The following collections did that for me. Continue reading LCM: Collections That Made Statements

In Conversation With The Man Behind Dappistan

Dappistan is the first instagram account from Pakistan focused on just mens fashion from across the globe, with a focus on desi menswear and Pakistani men’s street style. The account mainly reposts the images of stylish Pakistani men from not just Pakistan, but settled abroad too, so it adds dimensions to the kind of style one can find in the Pakistani community.

I got a chance to talk to the guy behind Dappistan, Shayan, and he was an amazing person to talk about menswear and style. Here’s our conversation. Continue reading In Conversation With The Man Behind Dappistan

Photo Diary: Armani Collezioni in Pakistan

I recently had the chance to visit the Armani Store at M M Alam road in Lahore and I thought it’d be fun to share some images of the store with you guys.

Lets have a peek you guys!

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Backstage at Fashion Pakistan Week with Jaffer Hasan

Jaffer Hasan was kind enough to share these images with That Paki Blog. Check em out! Continue reading Backstage at Fashion Pakistan Week with Jaffer Hasan

TSM & Co : The Journey of the Shoe

A young person’s college life has a great way of shaping how the life ahead turns out to be. Two such young men, inspired by the college life in London, not only brought change in their own life, but for a lot of people in Pakistan. Hammad Ahmed, co-owner of The Shoe Maker and Company, tells me how his company came into being.

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Arsalan Iqbal’s Powerful Slum of Art

Arsalan Iqbal is one of those designers who take creativity to another level when it comes to creating clothes that speak on their own. But what was so different about the Devolution Chic collection was that it brought together so much creative energy together to create individual looks, that it gave strength to the looks on the whole. Which resulted in creating a strong collection.

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