One of the most sought after names in Pakistan for Couture, Bridal wear, Luxury Pret & Lawn Faraz Manan presented his Lyallpur Collection in Collaboration with Ather Shahzad. Faraz Manan’s name is synonymous with swoop-back pleated twill, glamorized shirtwaist and bespoke curvaceous gowns. His sartorial creed and detailed craftsmanship is often neatly tucked into a sheer-body skimming layers or underneath the voluminous fads of thick, tapered silhouettes.
He has an unprecedented status within the industry, whose aesthetics relies on his endearingly charming personality and on the studied flamboyance of the surrounding. His work, be it prêt-line, lawn or bridal, has not just reached its pinnacle of success nationally, but also internationally. As a fashion veteran, Manan’s forte lies in the clever detailing of thread work and layering of different fabrics, which will once again take the front-line with his upcoming solo Bridal Showcase 2014/2015.
Inspired by place named Lyallpur, Manan’sBridal Showcase 2014/2015 in association with AtherShehzadwill encapsulate the threads of history and monarchy of the city. Lyallpur, now known as Faisalabad and is the third largest metropolis in Pakistan. It was created in 1904, and always has been a cultural and textile hub. It is not just a backbone for the Pakistani textile industry, and has boosted its economic growth, but it is also famous for its lifestyle, food and furniture.
While luxury in every attire’s warp and weft is a given for Manan’s bespoke collection, the dresses will be exhibited to the crème de la crème of the industry. Fashion fraternity’s most eminent, hair and makeup artists, ShahzadRaza will be rejoining the ramp to create individual looks for each of the 35 models strutting the runway in Manan’ssignature trousseaus. More so, each model will be adorned in exquisite enameled pieces, designed by ShaziaDeen of Neemar exclusively for Manan’s Bridal Showcase 2014-2015.
The show comprised of Fashion presentation by top Pakistani models including Nooray, Cybil Chowdhry, Mehreen Syed, Faiza Ansari, FauziaAman, Nadia Malik, Neha Ahmed, Alizeh Gabol, Amna Babar, SadafKanwal, Sonia Nazeer, Zara Peerzada, Rabia Butt, Xilleand Shehzad Noor, Waleed and Nael.
It can be said with utmost confidence that each ensemble in Manan’s collection, paying an ode to“Lyallpur” will growl with sensuality yet retain an aura of inheritance. It will surely be a collection that will redefine elegance and tasteful tailoring.