A designer l predicted all you fashion lovers we will be seeing more of and on a global stage was my person favourite, Pakistani designer, Zaheer Abbas. You can imagine my excitement when l heard he would be showcasing at my fashion home of London Fashion Week.
I've exhausted the amount of times l've featured Zaheer Abbas' collections and discussed his potential when viewing his 2013/2014 collections. And as predicted Zaheer Abbas did just that with his 2014 and 2015 collections showcased in Karachi. He astonished fashion journalists, celebs, bloggers and with his flawless everyday modern digital prints and implicit contemporary high-end Pakistani party wear proving if you have talent anything is possible!
With his fashion career peaking in Pakistan, it's the perfect time for Zaheer Abbas to showcase on an international stage and he did just that this week. Ladies and gents, l'm excited to present to you the extraordinary Pakistani designer creating ripples in the fashion waves, Zaheer Abbas.
I am sure you would agree the colour palette, layering, cuts and AW16 digital prints and ideal for the British weather. I can also appreciate he combined the modest fashion boom with the addition of emphasising fabrics can bring out the true beauty of a woman. Yes, ladies we don't need to dress less to look good but the best beauty is when you know how to combine fabrics, accessorise and complete your outfits beautifully like Zaheer Abbas does wonderfully.
I finally have use for my Dad's old Pakistani hat! Yes, those hats are traditionally worn by the older generation in Pakistan. Zaheer Abbas has truly done an extraordinary job on bringing a western, eastern and modest fashion flavour to London. I genuinely hope to see him and his collections grace their presence in London Fashion Week.
Credits: Photography: Shahid Malik
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