Give your wedding trousseau a Pakistani twist

  • IANS, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Sep 02, 2014 06:22 IST
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    A model showcasing Pakistani designer Mansoor Akram's creation. | Pakistani designer Sana Abbas's work at display. (AFP)

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    A model walking the ramp at Bridal couture week. (AFP)

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    Models present the creations of Pakistani designer Zainab Chottani at the Bridal couture week in Karachi. (AFP)

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    A creation by Pakistani designer Mansoor Akram. (AFP)

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    A model presents a creation of Pakistani designer Amir Adnan during the Bridal couture week. (AFP)

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    Pakistani designer Mansoor Akram's work at display. (AFP)

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    Pakistani designer Sana Abbas's work being showcased during the first day of the Bridal couture week in Karachi. (AFP)

If you're shopping for your wedding trousseau, don't miss 'Wedding Collection: A journey of Pakistan from Pret to Couture', a range of innovative and detailed ensembles from across the border, available at PFDC - The Boulevard, a high-end store in New Delhi.

PFDC stands for Pakistan Fashion Design Council, which facilitates exchange of fashion between the two countries. Its store, in South Extension in the Capital, retails designer wear from Pakistan.

Its new collections bring together unique colour combinations and cuts in an attempt to give a refreshing change to Indian trousseau wear.

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There are ensembles like shararas, ghararas, suits, anarkalis, lehengas and jackets with intricate antique embroidery, mukaish work, zardozi, garra and Kashmiri handwork.

"The USP of this collection is young silhouettes, unusual styling, yet classic with the customary handloom," Sahibjit Singh Bindra, director, PFDC - The Boulevard, said in a statement.

With use of fine thread work, the designs have unusual fabrics, texturing and detailing, with dazzling embellishments in vibrant colours.

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"Fluid silhouettes with emphasis on the structure of the hip-line and detailed crafted straight jacket and blouses, with a strong emphasis on silk velvets, gauzy, delicate fabric hand-woven jacquard creates a luxurious and opulent look," he added.

The designs are available at the store at a starting price tag of Rs 5,000. They can go upto Rs 500,000.


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