1. Fashion ComPassion Launch at Ensemble Tomorrow 11th October!

    October 10, 2012

    Fashion ComPassion Launch at Ensemble Tomorrow 11th October!
    The first international high end, ethical brand to launch in Pakistan is finally here! Ayesha Mustafa unveils the eclectic accessories labels that fall under the umbrella of Fashion ComPassion at Ensemble, Karachi on 11th October from 5pm-8pm.

    Her label works with seven socially responsible brands from all over the world, including Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Bangladesh and now Pakistan to create new and exciting products. These products have received acclaim from leading fashion publications, such as British Vogue, Vogue.Com, Vogue Italia, Marie Claire Spain, Observer Magazine, FT How To Spend It, Grazia and many more. Numerous celebrities like Livia Firth, Lily Cole, Eva Longoria, AnneHathaway have worn items that she retails.

    She will be introducing exquisitely handcrafted clutches by Nawa, Palestyle, and Sougha at the opening. Nawa works with women in under privileged areas such as Haret El Naameh and in the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon. Their new ‘Jean clutch’ is inspired by Jean Shrimpton,a British fashion icon in the 1960’s, it flaunts a minimalistic look, geometric shape and retro-vintage feel. These box clutches are created with a mixture of nappa leather and textured water snake leather in vibrant colours. 

    Palestyle employs Palestinian refugee women in camps in Jordan and Lebenon. Their clutches are hand crafted, using Genuine Italian Leathers and gold plated plaques studded with Sworovski crystals in small workshops in Lebanon. 

    Sougha is a social enterprise of The Khalifa Fund in Abu Dhabi that empowers Emirati womenartisans by job creation and skill training. For this collection the women havecreated bags from biodegradable local leathers, and embellished them with theancient Talli, Badla and Sheera & Sadou weaves.

    Each piece reveals a story behind it which makes it special and the fact that they are super stylish and uniquely chic is an added bonus! Don't miss the exciting launch tomorrow, to view images of these clutches visit Fashion ComPassion's profile page and our exclusive interview with Ayesha herself!