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Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels, art, fashion to be auctioned

NEW YORK – Elizabeth Taylor’s renowned collection of jewelry, works of art, clothing and memorabilia will be sold at a series of auctions, Christie’s said on Saturday.
“Christie’s will be selling the historic collection of Elizabeth Taylor,” who died last month in Los Angeles aged 79, the auction house said in a statement.

Young designers shone, but business lagged at Pakistan fashion week

LAHORE – The third-edition of the PFDC-Sunsilk Fashion Week here definitely had a few shining stars, but lagged on the business-to-business element as wear-ability is always an issue for the local market and international buyers don’t purchase in bulk.
The four-day event, organised by the Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC), concluded Friday. It saw 26 designers showcasing their collections at the Expo centre. What impressed audiences the most was the artistic aesthetics and

Catwalk gives way to cricket at Pakistan Fashion Week

LAHORE – Cricket or fashion? It’s no contest in Lahore – cricket has bowled all the model-maidens over. The second day of Pakistan Sunsilk Fashion Week was cancelled because of the Cricket World Cup semi-finals match between Pakistan and India.
The crucial game, nicknamed ‘clash of the titans’ struck a body-blow to the city’s premier fashion event. On the same day, six of Pakistan’s leading designers were due to present their luxury ready-to-wear collections on the Lahore

PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week – Pakistan’s premier fashion platform returns to Lahore

LAHORE – With the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week in the evening today for its third week in Pakistan, it is important to highlight what the PFDC & Sunsilk achieve as a collaborative platform and to exclusively present the pioneering vision of the people behind the scenes of this massive event which entails four days of high fashion and media frenzy. As a platform, he PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week has built itself as an institution for designers, retailers and now textile houses to showcase

Final day of Islamabad fashion week

ISLAMABAD – The first of its kind mega Fashion Week was full of excitement for the entertainment-starved Islooites. The four-day gala attracted large crowds of fashion-mongers – men and women. On the final day, Bina’s clothes were an instant hit with the young and trendy.
An up and coming designer with a successful outlet in the capital, she is going to be one of the next big names in the fashion world of the country. The label is working on several projects including drama

Give fashion a chance!

KARACHI – The Pakistani fashion industry has steadily enhanced its international profile and has exhibited strengths which could allow it to develop a strong presence in markets like France, US, UK and other developed economies.
She noted that several Pakistani designers have created inroads in the fashion sector such as in Paris, Dubai, London and other landmarks on the international fashion scene. She acknowledged that 9/11 had severely affected exports but insisted that a lot

Paris Fashion Week – An Old Lapel Is New Again

PARIS – At Dries Van Noten, plenty swirled beneath the opaque surface of the designer’s intent, from Bowie glam to aristocratic refinement. But clear understanding could be found in the left lapel of the collection’s jackets.
These were doubled: a white, navy or fur second layer buttoned to the inside of the jacket and folded around on top, duplicating the true left lapel. Graphically, the effect was a contrasting sweep across the chest, almost a sash, reminiscent of military

Razzak, Shakib fashion Bangladesh win

DHAKA: Abdur Razzak grabbed four wickets as Bangladesh thrashed Zimbabwe by 65 runs in the third one-day international on Monday to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.
The left-arm spinner, who claimed a hat-trick in the previous game on Friday, finished with 4-14 to help the hosts bundle out Zimbabwe for 181 in 48.1 overs at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka. Bangladesh had earlier made 246-7 after skipper Shakib Al Hasan top-scored with 73 and put on 116 for the fifth

Pakistan arranges 1st fashion and cultural show in Johannesburg

LAHORE: Pakistani High Commissioner to South Africa Zaigham Udddin Azam has said that Pakistan’s trade future specifically lies in South Africa. He stated this while talking at the first Pakistan fashion and cultural show arranged by Alyzeh Couture, a leading fashion designer from Pakistan.
The fashion and cultural show was attended by a large number of people from diplomatic community, South Africans from different ethnic backgrounds and local expatriate Muslims. H E Madam Dr

Artists thank Paris-based fashion designer for support

LAHORE: Artists, brought together by film star Resham, thanked fashion designer Mehmood Bhatti, for providing financial aid and motivating them for future projects. Resham opened the event by introducing Bhatti as a fashion designer who ‘lived in Paris, but still worked in Pakistan and especially for the artist community’. She said that recently he had helped veteran actress-filmmaker Shamim Ara who had suffered a brain hemorrhage in October paid for her treatment.
She also said

Pitiful Pakistan go down in identical fashion

Rusty Theron took a career-best 4-27 to help a clinical South Africa upstage Pakistan by six wickets in the second Twenty20 international here on Wednesday to take the two match series 2-0.
The 26-year-old Theron bowled with purpose as South Africa once again restricted the former World Twenty20 champions to a low score of 120-9 on a flat Abu Dhabi cricket Stadium for a second day in succession.
South Africa won the first match by the same margin on Tuesday.