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Exciting News: Win a Bag a Week

Fashion ComPassion is launching a new collection in Pakistan, the international vegan leather accessory brand Melie Bianco for SS13. Melie Bianco brings runway inspired handbags crafted with the best quality eco-friendly materials at affordable prices. These bags are super trendy and a percentage of profits from sales will be shared with the United Nations WFP in Pakistan.

You have the opportunity to win these fantastic bags from Fashion ComPassion in partnership with Látelier,where these bags will be sold. Melie Bianco will also be available at Ensemble & PFDC.

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Just in: Lux Style Awards Nominations!


Fashion Nominations

Model of the Year (Female)

Amna Ilyas


Cybil Chowdhry

Mehreen Syed

Rabia Butt

Model of the Year (Male)

Abbas Jafri

Ather Amin


Shehzad Noor

Waleed Khalid

Best Fashion Photographer

Azeem Sani

Fayyaz Ahmed

Guddu Shani

Nadir Firoz Khan

Rizwanul Haq

Best Hair and Make-Up Artist

Creative Team at Nabila

Creative Team at Tariq Amin

Juju Haider & Shammal Quraishi at Toni&Guy, Lahore

Maram Azmat & Abroo Hashmi

Raana Khan

Achievement in Fashion Design – Luxury Prêt

Shehla Chatoor

Iman Ahmed at Body Focus

Khadija Shah at Élan

Maheen Karim

Sania Maskatiya

Achievement in Fashion Design – Prêt

Feeha Jamshed

Iman Ahmed at Body Focus

Sanam Chaudhri

Sania Maskatiya

Wardha Saleem

Best Menswear Designer

Ahmed Bham

Amir Adnan

Ammar Belal

Ismail Farid

Republic by Omar Farooq

Achievement in Fashion Design – Lawn

Khaadi by Khaadi

Mahnoush by Arjumand Amin

Orient by Deepak Perwani

Sana Safinaz by Sana Hashwani & Safinaz Muneer

So Kamal by Elan

Best Emerging Talent

Misha Lakhani (Women’s wear designer)

Abdullah Haris (Photography)

Natasha’s Salon (Hair & Make Up Artist)

Saima Azhar (Modelling)

Sana Sarfaraz (Modelling)

Meanwhile in Mumbai!!!!

BlackBerry Sharp Music night out was a super party held at Mehboob Studio Bandra Mumbai.

Photos courtesy of Nitesh Square photography annd Kiran Chaudhry Amlani (our Bombay correspondent).

Arjun Rampal

Arjun Rampal

Drashta Sarvaiya and Sapna Bhavnani

Drashta Sarvaiya and Sapna Bhavnani

Nauheed Cyrusi, Bf Varun Bajaj, Myself and Poonam Brar

Nauheed Cyrusi, Bf Varun Bajaj, Nitesh and Poonam Brar

Soniya Mehra and Pia Trivedi

Soniya Mehra and Pia Trivedi

You and your gang ;)

Riyaaz Amlani, Kiran Chaudhry and the gang

Anushka Manchanda and other artists

Anushka Manchanda and other artists

Pakistani Curator Nada Raza Wins Acclaim

The Abraaj Group Art Prize 2014 Guest Curator Announced Nada Raza, an experienced curator, as the guest curator for the sixth edition (2014) of The Abraaj Group Art Prize by its Selection Committee. Raza joins the internationally recognized committee which will finalize the five winning artists. Once they are selected, she will collaborate with the artists as their ambitious projects evolve. Raza will then present the finished works in a specially curated exhibition at Art Dubai in March 2014.

Nada Raza is from Karachi, currently based at Tate Modern in London where she is Assistant Curator focusing on South Asia. Raza holds an MA in Critical Writing and Curatorial Practice from the Chelsea College of Art and has previously worked with Iniva and Green Cardamom in London where she contributed to curatorial projects including ‘Lines of Control’ (Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University 2012) and ‘Social Fabric’ (Iniva, 2012). She has lived and worked independently in the UAE, where she maintains strong links. She writes regularly for regional and international publications.

Speaking of her appointment, Raza commented: “The Abraaj Group Art Prize is a unique platform for emerging artists from the region, allowing complex and ambitious projects to be realized with critical support from a curator. I look forward to engaging with each selected artist in the process of articulating conceptual ideas through to the production of compelling works of art, bringing them to regional and international audiences.”
Excerpts taken from abraaj Group website

Nada Raza

Nada Raza

Celebrating Imran Khan

Imran Khan has been campaigning relentlessly for the last few months and striving for seventeen years to bring a positive change to Pakistan.Today during a political rally in Lahore he fell from a twenty feet high lifter and suffered head and back injuries, shocking the nation. The news of Imran Khan’s fall went viral at home and abroad. He is said to be recovering and gave an extremely emotional address from his hospital bed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Imran Khan his family and supporters.

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We had the pleasure to interview him before the 30th October 2012 Lahore Jalsa. Imran Khan on the cover of Paper July 2012

Imran Khan from Paper Magazine shoot July 2012

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Photographs by Mobeen Ansari and Irfan Younas

Sana Safinaz Store Preview

Always ahead of the game, Sana Safinaz are launching their first high street flagship store. Here are the exclusive photos from the preview of their store at Dolmen Mall.

Sana Hashwani & Mohsin Sayeed

Sana Hashwani & Mohsin Sayeed

Safinaz Munir

Safinaz Munir

Fayeza with Ronak Lakhani

Fayeza with Ronak Lakhani

Seveen Munir and Sabira Tapal

Seveen Munir & Sabira Tapal

Zahir Rahimtoola and Samra Muslim

Zahir Rahimtoola & Samra Muslim

Nomi and Faiza Ansari

Nomi and Faiza Ansari

Dr Kulsoom Ghias and Sanam Chaudhri

Dr Kulsoom Ghias and Sanam Chaudhri

Photos courtesy of Samra Muslim


Safinaz and Sana (photo courtesy of Tapu Javeri)

The store opens on the 27th of April

The store opens on the 27th of April