The Pakistan Fashion Design Council in collaboration with L’Oréal Paris, the world’s leading beauty brand, is all set to present the 7th PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week which will officially commence on Saturday, 14th October 2017, marking the seventh consistent year of the bridal couture platform.
The first day of PLBW17 was opened by GOLD by Reama Malik in Collaboration with Wasim Khan, followed by Shamsha Hashwani, Shiza Hassan and Ali Xeeshan Theater Studio as summarized below. Make-up for Day-1 of PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2017 was done by the creative team at N-Pro for women’s wear and N-Gents for menswear.
This year, the L’Oréal Paris team will also redefine both bridal makeup and hair trends for the season using L’Oréal Paris Makeup and Excellence Crème products. The participating bridal week hair and make-up styling team for PLBW 2017 will be N-Pro/NGENTs.
Bridal Showcase: GOLD by Reama Malik in Collaboration with Wasim Khan
PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2017 Day-1 was opened by a first of its kind showcase featuring renowned jeweller GOLD by Reama Malik and Timeless Couture Line by Wasim Khan with their collection titled ‘DEJA VU’; a collection that is inspired by Nauratan at the 7th edition of PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week.
Specializing in bespoke and custom design and create one of a kind pieces for the discerning bride who wishes to stand out and not merge with the rest, DEJA VU featured pure 18, 21 and 22 Karat gold with couture pieces in a spectrum of jewel colors, ruby red, emerald green, sapphire blue, golden topaz, pearl white, amethyst purple, garnet burgundy, coral, turquoise blue and transitioning to classic red. Film actress Resham participated in the designer’s showcase as a celebrity showstopper.
Shiza Hassan showcased her latest bridal collection titled ‘Aroos-e-Shehnai – Chapter II’ on the first day of the coveted PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week 2017. This collection, as the name signifies, is a manifestation of splendor and elegance. With its handcrafted intricate work and an eye-catching color palette, it brings to life the spirit of the wedding season.
The olden days of the Persian era with water gardens and ancient architecture, come to life under the canvas of tissue, velvet and mukesh with embellishments of Swarovski and kamdani. The motifs and patterns capturing the Persian art and the shikargah scenes pay a grand tribute to the Persian heritage. The needlecraft on a spectrum of hues with an entrancing speckle of pearls and scintillating adornments enliven the frescos with vitality, narrating a tale of its own. The handiwork with its immaculate detailing and impeccable artistry on the fine quality fabric features classic and modern techniques that pour life into the flora and fauna incorporated in the designs. The color palette adds to the enchantment with shades like mint green and ice blue paired with accents of gold and crimson amalgamating into something truly magical. The silhouettes, while staying true to the modern essence, devote an ode to the traditional charm of the royal, ancient days making this collection one of a kind.