Envisioned as a platform for Indian and Pakistani fashion talent to showcase their craft on a unified stage as a means to create further awareness of the fashion prowess of the Subcontinent and to strengthen the bond between the two countries, the three day cultural platform ‘Shaan-e-Pakistan’ announced the full list of participating designer/brand [Complete list provided further down the document] from Pakistan & India through a press conference at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi. Scheduled to take place from Thursday 10th September to Saturday 12th September 2015, Shaan-e-Pakistan an initiative of designer Huma Nassr and is envisioned as a platform for Indian and Pakistani fashion talent to showcase their craft on a unified stage. The three day indo-Pak cultural collaboration, is set to host Pakistani Designers/Brand and Indian Designers ensembles ranging from bridals, prêt, luxe- prêt to high-street and lawn in India.
The three day Fashion and Lifestyle event will commence on Thursday 10th September 2015 with a gala night ‘Ek Shaam Pakistan ke Naam’ where qawali legend Amjad Sabri, candidly known as one of the Roving Ambassadors for Pakistan, will take to the stage and enthrall audiences with his soulful baritone voice in a fusion of Indo-Pak cultural sangeet. The event will also entail food and flavours of India and Pakistan where celebrated Chef Gulzar Hussain from Pakistan and Osama Jalali from India will take guests’ palate through a Sub-continental cultural journey.
In continuation of their spirit of promoting brand accessibility, Shaan-e-Pakistan Day two will consist of dedicated stall spaces for participants to showcase their work. The exhibition itself is set to enhance brands’ accessibility through B2B interaction, business networking and through direct & personal interaction with guests at the exhibition area.
No fashion & lifestyle event is complete without a ramp showcase which will take place on Day 3 of Shaan-e-Pakistan, with select Pakistani and Indian designers exhibiting 12 outfits each. Attendees can expect high quality fashion in bridal wear, prêt, luxe-prêt, high-street and lawn.
SHAAN-E-PAKISTAN is currently being supported by Pakistan High Commission, New Delhi and Federation of Indian Export Organisations [FIEO] along with Co-hosts Sangeeta Das from Equations India. The events official media partners are HUM TV, digital partners Movieshoovy and PR is managed by Le Communiqué [India] & Lotus PR [Pakistan] with backstage managed by Production 021 and Choreography by Imran Kureishi.