Indeed the 8th PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week marks the twelfth fashion week platform initiated by the Pakistan Fashion Design Council [with eight weeks of prêt-à-porter and four of bridal fashion] and is a direct manifestation of the
Council’s commitment to sustainability and discipline within the business of fashion and the facilitation of Pakistan’s retail industry. Indeed #PSFW15 endeavours to define and present trends for 2015, focusing specifically on fashion for the regions’ long hot summer months. Day-1 marked the first day of the prét-a-porter shows featuring Fahad Hussayn, the Bank Alfalah Rising Talent Show, Misha Lakhani, Zonia Anwaar, Natasha Kamal and Nickie Nina.
The Bank Alfalah Rising Talent Show was followed by Misha Lakhani who presented her collection ‘Modern Mughal’. Inspired from the juxtaposition of old and new, cartography, versatility, heirloom jewelry, effortless shapes and bare shoulders, Misha used a variety of fabrics, cuts and embellishments such as jersey, organza, silk voile, silk shantung, stretch satin, slubbed linen and lace with pearls, piping, applique, cutwork and beautiful jeweled belts and gladiator flats.
With a colour palette comprising of pink opal, Lucite green, navy, aquamarine, ivory and biscuits, key trends highlighted were sari dresses, cinched fronts with billowy backs, sari skirts, versatile pieces, beautiful yet effortless shapes infused with cool irreverence that were easy to dress up or down.