The Pakistan Fashion Design Council announces participating brands and schedule, for PSFW16, March 10 - 13 2016

01:26 PM | 2 Mar, 2016
The Pakistan Fashion Design Council announces participating brands and schedule, for PSFW16, March 10 - 13 2016
Lahore (Web Desk) - The Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) introduce their ninth season and fourteenth fashion week (with eight weeks of prêt-à-porter and five of bridal fashion) revealing a complete show line up, schedule and corporate sponsors. Indeed as with previous iterations, with PSFW16, the PFDC endeavours to define and present luxury/prét, high street and lawn/voile trends for 2016, focusing specifically on fashion for the regions' long hot summer months.

Continuing with the structured approach to fashion showcases, the PFDC team builds on their commitment to 3 distinct platforms within PSFW with separate and dedicated showcases by Luxury/Prêt designers, High-Street brands and Textile houses. Indeed #PSFW16 will feature some of the season’s most anticipated designer brands and high-street labels and will also serve as a launching platform for S/S’16 season’s lawn collections.

Participating designers with Luxury/Prêt collections include Ali Xeeshan Theatre Studio, Deepak Perwani, Feeha Jamshed, HSY, Karma Pink, Khaadi Khaas, MAHGUL, Maria B, MUSE, Nomi Ansari, Nickie Nina, Saira Shakira, Sana Safinaz, Sania Maskatiya, Sublime by Sara, The House of Kamiar Rokni, Zara Shahjahan and Zonia Anwaar. The Bank Alfalah Rising Talent Showcase will also be introducing: Ghulam Dastgir, Hira Ali, Saiqa Raheem and Unza Khalid this year.

In addition to the aforementioned Luxury Prêt showcases, the PFDC expands on popular demand their High-Street show platform shows featuring two days of afternoon shows (12th and 13th of March) from Hang Ten, Denizen, Umar Iftikhar, DSS, MBM, HSY Limited for Kashf Foundation, Shirin Hassan and Sobia Nazir, highlighting contemporary and affordable ready-to-wear apparel. In addition to the afternoon high street showcases, the evening of day 4 (13th March) will also include a dedicated series of lawn shows featuring Al-Karam, Khas, Warda Prints, Ittehad Textile Mills, Harmony by Hang Ten and Gul Ahmed.

 PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week will be produced by HSY as the event producer and show choreographer with Nabila N Pro/NGENTs as official stylists.

Here is the schedule of PSFW16.

#PSFW16 - Schedule %5bF%5d (533 x 600)

Arva Aslam is a fashion designer, fashion blogger and a student of MPhil.


Rupee exchange rate to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, and Riyal - 25 Feb 2024 forex rates

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 25, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.5 for buying and 282.55 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302 for buying and 305 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352.5 for buying, and 356 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.1 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.35.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 25 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.5 282.55
Euro EUR 302 305
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352.5 356
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.1 76.8
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.35 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.88 751.88
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209
China Yuan CNY 38.89 39.29
Danish Krone DKK 40.38 40.78
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.76 36.11
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.10 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.79 917.79
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.6 59.2
New Zealand Dollar NZD 171.68 173.68
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.43 26.73
Omani Riyal OMR 726.53 734.53
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.76 77.46
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 26.53 26.83
Swiss Franc CHF 317.87 320.37
Thai Bhat THB 7.79 7.94


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