Mention the word Pakistan nowadays and many individuals all over the world are uncertain of what it stands for. The ‘War on Terror’ has taken its toll and the victims have been not only innocent by-standers but also the fame of a country that was borne out of 1 man’s vision.
That man was Muhammad Ali Jinnah and if he could see the troubled state of the nation he helped forge in the course of the Partition of the Indian Subcontinent, he would no doubt be less than proud.
To many Pakistanis dwelling around the world, there are two main sides of the nation that does rally national unity and provides everybody something to smile about. One is cricket, the other is pakistani clothes.
Individuals world wide have little question been exposed to pakistani clothes wherever there are Pakistani populations. The Shalwar Kameez for example, which consists of an extended shirt worn over baggy pants, is proudly worn out and about within the city and not restricted to the home or for special occasions only.
Then again, the Sherwani is an extended tunic worn by males that is flattering and dignified. It’s formal apparel and is commonly worn by grooms on the event of their marriage. Mixed with a turban, it imparts upon its wearer a positively regal look.
Actually, Western-model clothing such as denims and T-shirts have made their mark in Pakistan and are standard but interest in pakistani garments and fashion has not abated. The truth is in comparison to many pakistani clothing styles which allow for a high degree of creativity because of the variety of selection in embroidery work, colorful textiles, materials and cuts, Western-fashion clothing appears positively bland and boring!
Household manufacturers that are likely to be seen sported by trend-setting individuals are Khaadi, Junaid Jamshed, Maria B, Erum Khan, Nomi Ansari and even Shahid Afridi, the cricketing dwelling legend and this is not at all an exhaustive list.
Khaadi USA for instance is known for tasteful colors, textures, and classy types handwoven from the purest cottons and silks.
The Maria B. model is thought for its meticulously minimize cotton Shalwar Kameez and fantastically embroidered night wear. Chic and modern fashion stitching are the call of the day here.
For Pakistan’s strong textile market and hopefully the country, the long run can solely get better, and that’s certain to carry a smile to many faces in this nice nation.