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Models present a creation by Maheen Khan. Photo: AFP

Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one – Fashion Week Pakistan

KARACHI: Bearing messages pertaining to social issues, Pakistani models walked the ramp alongside real life heroes as the glitzy Fashion Week Pakistan (FPW) kicked off on Tuesday night in Karachi.
The country’s top fashion event is celebrating its eleventh anniversary with slogans about global warming and child abuse albeit featuring a smaller line-up.

Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Maheen Khan. Photo: AFP

Called Liberation, designing legend Maheen Khan’s collection, complete with brief yet thought-provoking statements on net neutrality, Jinnah’s Pakistan, #MeToo, and water crisis, and that of Huma Adnan (Spring/Summer 2018) put forth a fresh take on the ongoing crises.

Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
Models present creations by Huma Adnan. Photo: AFP

Debutante Cheena Chhapra’s collection – labelled Revivalist – was introduced by ‘real-life’ models, unrestrained by the shackles of size and age.

Hassan Riaz’s latest collection, showcased as part of his brand Gogi, focused on child labour and abuse, making it an attempt to bring to light yet another prevalent social issue.’

Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Hassan Riaz. Photo: AFP
Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Hassan Riaz. Photo: AFP

Yasmeen Jiwa – the designer who recently debuted at the Paris Fashion Week – also presented her collection, opening the first day’s second half, alongside The Pink Tree Company.

Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Hassan Riaz. Photo: AFP

The last segment of FPW Spring/Summer 2018 edition also introduced first-timer Farah Talib.

Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Hassan Riaz. Photo: AFP
Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Hassan Riaz. Photo: AFP
Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Hassan Riaz. Photo: AFP
Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Hassan Riaz. Photo: AFP
Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Hassan Riaz. Photo: AFP
Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Hassan Riaz. Photo: AFP
Designers tackle social issues on FPW day one
A model presents a creation by Hassan Riaz. Photo: AFP

Stay tuned in to see what the second day unveils!

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