Dolmen Fashion Show Karachi 2015

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The Dolmen Fashion Show 2015 was held at Designers’ Avenue, Dolmen Mall Clifton as part of the Dolmen Shopping Festival, the annual shopping extravaganza organized by the Dolmen Malls in Karachi, today.

The Dolmen Fashion Show is the first time 9 leading international and local retail brands for men, women & children will be presenting their runway to retail collections. The participating brands include: Caanchi and Lughari, Origins, Giordano, Agha Noor, Sania Maskatiya, Gul Ahmed, Cross Stitch, Yellow and Gulabo by Maheen Khan.

“This Fashion Show is another initiative by Dolmen Mall to provide a platform for our retail partners to build awareness about their collections and brands,” says Mr. Adnan Maqbool, General Manager Marketing for Dolmen Malls.

The Dolmen Fashion Show was choreographed by model turned choreographer, Fayezah Ansari. The show direction was undertaken by Production 021, with Nabila & N Gents as the official hair & makeup and Barrista Lavazza the hospitality partners for the evening. Hello! Pakistan & Hum Sitaray are media partners for the event.

“Dolmen Malls during Dolmen Shopping Festival has become THE destination to promote and celebrate our art, culture and fashion, while spending quality time with their family.” Maqbool further added.

Bringing together three Dolmen shopping malls, Clifton, Tariq Road & Hyderi, more than 50 brand partners and over 100 outlets are participating in the 18-day Dolmen Shopping Festival, offering an array of attractive weekly cash prizes, special offers and discounts at all participating outlets. The closing ceremony & prize distribution for the festival is on Jan 9th, 2015.

Gulabo By Maheen Khan

Gulabo, the clothing and accessories retail brand by Maheen Khan, has made a name for itself (all-things Pakistani.)as being the leader in truck art inspired designs. A  pioneer  in  Pakistan’s  fashion  industry  designer  Maheen  Khan  launched  Gulabo  in  2007.  “The fashionable customer is at the heart of our business model “,explains Maheen Khan says. “There is no

‘Gulabo ‘ style – it’s appeal is broad. Fashion has no borders and at Gulabo we celebrate Pakistan’s heritage but we also embrace fashion from across the oceans.”

At the Dolmen Fashion Show, Gulabo by Maheen Khan is previewing their spring-summer collection.

Yellow Collection

Inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘The Yellow House’, Yellow is an international design house from Bangladesh, operating under the umbrella of Beximco Textiles, one of the biggest branded cloth suppliers of the world. Their major customers are, Zara, JC Penny, H & M, CK, Tommy Hilfiger, PVH, Perry Ellis, Levi’s, Henbury, Docker’s, Carrefour, BHS, Gulden Pfenig, OBS,  Orsay and many  more.  In 2015 Yellow is  coming up with excellent formal shirts collection in menswear and extending its women’s line to ethnic and formal wear.

Caanchi & Lugari

Inspired by Vincent Van Gogh’s ‘The Yellow House’, Yellow is an international design house from Bangladesh, operating under the umbrella of Beximco Textiles, one of the biggest branded cloth suppliers of the world. Their major customers are, Zara, JC Penny, H & M, CK, Tommy Hilfiger, PVH, Perry Ellis, Levi’s, Henbury, Docker’s, Carrefour, BHS, Gulden Pfenig, OBS,  Orsay and many  more.  In 2015 Yellow is  coming up with excellent formal shirts collection in menswear and extending its women’s line to ethnic and formal wear.

Cross Stitch

Cross Stitch is a fine retail brand specialising in embroidered fabrics and prêt. The brand spun its identity from the classic cross stitch technique and evolved it to create limitless, beautiful designs rooted in the ancient art form. The label merges traditional thread work with contemporary trends, colours and cuts to offer ready-to-wear and embroidered occasion wear.

With this collection, Cross Stitch redefines minimalism for you.Chiffon, organza and crepe fabrics will take you from day into evening. Turkish carpets of yore, opulent Faberge art and Iznik tiles of the land that was Constantinople are the inspirations that will enhance your mystique. Straight lines and an uncluttered silhouette let you be you.  A bit of glimmer, a hint of shimmer.

Giordano

“To Make People Feel Good and Look Great” – that is Giordano’s mission, through a focus on quality, innovation, service and simplicity. The company’s brands Giordano, Giordano Junior and Giordano Ladies have become synonymous with the discerning modern consumer. Founded in 1981, Giordano is present in over 40 countries and more than 2500 retail stores.  In Pakistan, Giordano is located at Dolmen Mall Clifton & Dolmen Mall Hyderi in Karachi, Mall of Lahore in Lahore and at the Centaurus Mall in Islamabad.

Giordano’s fall winter collection for men and women is designed for comfort and style with jackets and sweaters to keep you warm, cosy and looking good. Also keep an eye out for Giordano Junior’s hoodies, jackets, shirts, T-shirts and pants for the special little ones in your life.

Gul Ahmed

Based on a tradition of facilitating quality with style since the early 20th century, Gul Ahmed offers an elegant and diverse product array from fashion fabrics, clothing, foot wear, accessories and even home textiles across Pakistan.

For the collection today, Gul Ahmed brings exquisite embroideries on rich velvets, pure linen, soft silk karandi, corduroy and pashmina. These traditional fabrics have been draped into capes and shawls for you to lust over this winter.

Origins

Inspired by the spirit of the modern Pakistani woman, Origins has redefined day wear. Since its inception in 2010, the brand has seen astounding success amongst women of all ages and now has 56 outlets in and outside of Pakistan.

Today’s collection will highlight the signature Origins’ intricate embroidery detailing, pattern motifs and bohemian chic. Watch out for the fine thread work, minimalistic cut tunics, classic silhouettes and deep, warm colours.

Saniya Maskatiya 

Sania Maskatiya has taken the fashion industry by storm. Since its inception, the brand has expanded to include three stores in Pakistan; two of which are located in prime shopping locations in Karachi and one in Lahore. While the brand’s versatile lawn prints have led them to win two Lux Style Awards for Achievement in Luxpret and Achievement in Lawn.

Today, Sania Maskatiya showcased her signature use of pure fabrics, versatile colors, and fine craftsmanship that make the brand a unique and elegant fashion label.

 

SRED CARPET