Lifestyle

Lahore (Web Desk) – Shaan-e-Pakistan’s second installment, KyaDilli, Kya Lahore kicked off with a musical night comprising of Indian and Pakistani artists including Sounds of Kolachi, Coke studio sensations Mai Dhai and Asrar, Indian band Shivam and one of  Bollywood’s most accomplished singers, Rekha Bhardwaj(Kabira, Namak, Tere Ishq Mein). The musical evening Ek Shaam Dosti Kay Naam was followed by a full day fashion and lifestyle exhibition which consisted of more than 30 retailers/craftsman from India & Pakistan with retailers and brands and eventually will conclude with a fashion show on the third day showcasing a mix of designers from both countries.

Zeenat Aman giving out an autograph at Shaan-e-Pakistan day 2
Zeenat Aman giving out an autograph at Shaan-e-Pakistan day 2
Jyoti Sachdev Iyer
Jyoti Sachdev Iyer

Day 2 (Monday 21st March 2016) featured a full-day exhibition consisting of more than 30 retailers/craftsman from India & Pakistan with retailers and brands like Amina Sultan, Anand Khanna, Beech Tree, Chapter 13, Elisha Wadhwani, Healiv, Jooti Shooti, Lace Up, Lucknow Sey, Milli Shoes, Mina Siddique, Nine Lines, Prisms and Paintbrushes, Sonia Ahuja, Sonrissa, Stratford Street, Susheel Jewellers, Womaniya Collection to name a few.

Exhibition – Shaan-e-Pakistan

Day 3 (Tuesday 22nd March 2016) will serve as a continuation of the Exhibition till 5:00 pm followed up by a celebratory fashion showcase of 16 designers from across the fashion tiers of Pakistan, India and Bangladesh including Ahmed Bilal, Aisha Imran, Barae Khanom, Bibi Russell, Braahtii by Huma Nassr, Zainab Chottani, Amir Adnan, Cara Collection, Joy Mitra, Jyoti SachdevIyer, Mehdi Designs, Republic Women’s Wear, Samanth Chauhan, Studio by AV, Style D’Elegance and Zubia Motiwalla amongst others.

Shaan-e-Pakistan Day 2
Shaan-e-Pakistan Day 2

An initiative by Huma Nassr of Braahtii, Shaan-e-Pakistan serves as a platform for Indian and Pakistani fashion and lifestyle talent to showcase their craft on a unified stage as a means to create further awareness of the cultural prowess of the Subcontinent and to strengthen the bond between the two countries.

Samreen Vance with Shahnaz Sheikh