Lahore, October 15: The last day of PBCW opened to a packed house with Ahmed Bilal showing his bridal line highlighting the beauty of autumn colours and concentrating on different textures and volume. His showstopper was donned by Fizza Ali. Tabassum Mughal who had made her debut on the ramp with the last PBCW in Karachi, and had become an instant hit, showcased her royal collection inspired by both the Victorian age and the Mughal era. A shaadi performance by BodyBeat Productions followed which left the audience clapping and hooting in high spirits. Sadaf Arshad followed with her impressive bridal collection. Her showstopper was donned by Iman Ali. Closing the evening segment was Shazia Bridal Gallery with a dazzling, heavily embellished collection. Meera donned her showstopper.
The night segment opened with a bang, taking away the breath of the audience by showcasing the works of the Grand Couturiers. The 13 top designers of the country that were featured were Umer Sayeed, Rizwan Beyg, Nilofer Shahid, Nomi Ansari, HSY, Sana Safinaz, Rehana Saigol, Mina Hassan, Shamaeel, Deepak, Maheen Khan, Nickie Nina and Amir Adnan.
Hardly had the audience recovered from this treat that Hadiqa Kiyani came in to perform, much to everyone’s delight. The performance was followed by a jewellery show by Sonar with outfits created by Lajwanti, Saba La Chantal, Fahad Hussayn, Kamiar Rokni and Saniya Maskatiya. Her showstopper was donned by Ather Shehzad.
A scintillating BodyBeat Productions of a shaadi performance followed. The night closed with Mehdi’s glamorous grand finale.
Story first published: 17th October 2012