Lahore Rising to be Pakistan’s ‘Fashion Gallery’
Sources in the fashion industry said the International Fashion Awards 2005 which saw model Mehreen Syed being declared the first Ms Pakistan, Sara Salman’s fashion shows and several other such shows had brought about positive changes in the city’s fashion scene. It appears as if “Bridal Waves”, a fashion gala which was held last year, has triggered a string of fashion shows that have turned Lahore into a ‘fashion gallery’. Several designers are of the view that the recent activity in the fashion industry has provided a platform for development and encouraged investment and design labels. They said the development would create job opportunities for youngsters in Pakistan.