‘LUXE’ A/W 2012 for FPW 4 BY MAHEEN KARIM; WHAT TO EXPECT!
Maheen Karim's 'Luxe' A/W 2012 collection showing today, the final day of FPW 2012, promises to thrill and excite. With one of the best handles on global silhouette she has raised the standard for luxury couture in Pakistan. Here is a preview of what 'Luxe' holds for the audience tonight, a fusion of military chic and luxury oriental acccents!"Maheen Karim’s A/W 2012 collection, ‘Luxe’, fuses military chic together with luxury oriental accents in the form of exquisite hand embroideries and ritzy silks. Plush velvets appliquéd on to glossy georgettes and shaded chiffons, it makes for an extremely stylish winter wardrobe. This winter we see clean cut tailored suits, form fitting chic cropped trousers as well as silk draped harem pants paired with military jackets and lace draped boleros.The colour palette for this collection brings together wintery plums with gilded black solids in a tailored silhouette and dripping bronze glitter with gold embroideries on to deep maroons and vibrant olives. These winter tones also combine warm hues of mustard with magentas to make for chic evening wear dresses that bring in the celebratory season. Each motif is hand embroidered using Pakistan’s best craftsmen. Floral embroideries in resham combined with Swarovski crystals with a sequin sparkle tastefully sit on a luxurious bed of smooth silky velvet; the look is chic and feisty!This winter Maheen Karim brings in an edgy military glam and her collection for Fashion Pakistan Week 2012 is complimented here by Fashion ComPassion’s hand crafted luxury handbags. Fashion ComPassion by Ayesha Mustafa is a socially responsible fashion company from the UK that works with skilled and creative women artisans from the developing world. The collection is hand made with genuine leather and gold –plated embellishments in limited quantities.MAHEENKARIM A/W 2012 collection, ‘Luxe’, is adorned by Kiran Aman’s (KFJ) collection, Sceptre’s Of Beauty, which is inspired by a woman’s innate desire to Conceal, Protect and Provoke.