The second day of the bridal extravaganza was a continuation of the glitz and glamour with the country’s top artists brightening the catwalk for the country’s acclaimed and burgeoning couturiers, bridal wear designers, and retail brands.
Show One on Day Two of the bridal extravaganza kicked off with Souchaj’s ‘Aks’, a reflection of the age-old handcrafted techniques inspired by heirlooms, heritage, and culture. This was followed by Maha Wajahat Khan’s ‘Ranjhnaa’, created with minute details and a perfect blend of classic and traditional motives with contemporary silhouettes. Up next was Shaffer by Jazib Shaikh with his collection ‘Davaam’ which was a celebration of wedding festivities where intricate handwork, floral embroidery, and gossamer feel on fabric created an appealing aura, followed by Naila’s Haute Couture’s ‘Hoor-e-Jahan’, an amalgamation of the wedding celebrations with intricate embellishments, vibrant hues and sophisticated silhouettes. Show one of the second days was concluded by Abeera Usman with her collection titled ‘Jan-e-Ada’, a celebration of the festive season with an unsung tale of colorful embellishments.
The second act of the day started with the legendary cricketer Shahid Afridi stepping into the clothing industry with his debut menswear collection ‘Zalaan’. The collection was inspired by Indo-Persian art and architecture, celebrating the craft and craftsmen, followed by Samsara Couture’s latest bridal collection. Next to follow was ‘Gulabo’ by Tayab Moazzam Studio which was an exquisite combination of traditional and modern cuts with color palettes ranging from peach, pistachio, and a touch of maroon. Jermyn Street by Hamza Malik was next to present his collection ‘Pasban-e-Dil’, featuring exquisite details such as the use of beads, metals, buttons, gemstones, and sequins in all its designs. The Grand finale of the day was by none other than Umsha by Uzma Baber. Her collection featured captivating and elegant ensembles that were painstakingly crafted with flaunting silhouettes, vivid colors, and luminous stones.
Day two of the three-day bridal extravaganza also had an amazing line-up of celebrities walking for the designers – The stunning Aiman Khan and Affan Waheed show-stopped for Maha Wajahat Khan. The dashing Mikaal Zulfiqar walked the ramp for Shaffer by Jazib Shaikh, while Nimra Khan walked for Naila’s Haute Couture. The gorgeous Kinza Hashmi graced the ramp for Abeera Usman’s collection, receiving thunderous applause from the attendees. Actor Muneeb Butt show-stopped for Shahid Afridi’s debut collection while the very lively Ushna Shah and Abdul Hannan added allure to Samsara Couture’s collection. Tayab Moazzam Studio presented Komal Meer as their show-stopper and Soch the Band performed for Jermyn Street while Emmad Irfani walked the ramp for the brand. Last but not least Fehmeen Ansari show-stopped for Umsha by Uzma Baber.