Riwayat have confirmed that Maria B and Deepak Parwani will be showcasing their latest cutting edge creations in May at this year’s Pakistan Fashion Week in London.
Graduating from the first batch of The Pakistan School of Fashion Design, Maria always wanted to create a ready to wear revolution in Pakistan. With the aim to change Pakistan’s fashion retail market forever, Maria set up the first fashion house of its kind in the country.
Today Maria B has 12 stores in Pakistan including Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, as well as five brands under the umbrella. Maria has done shows in London, Paris, New York, Chicago, New Delhi, Bangkok, Washington D.C., Manchester, Dubai and all across Pakistan. With plans to go into menswear, childrens wear and interior design, Maria.B. is set to become one of the biggest lifestyle brands in Pakistan.
The man responsible for changing the face of Pakistani menswear almost two decades ago, Deepak Parwani is the winner of multiple awards and has exhibited his creations at Milan Fashion Week in the past. Deepak’s label has five stores across Pakistan as well as stockists worldwide across London, Dubai, Houston, Washington D.C., Hong Kong, Singapore and Toronto. Deepak is considered to be one of the originators of Islamic Fashion Week in Malaysia, and has been Pakistan’s cultural ambassador to China and Malaysia. Deepak’s work for poverty alleviation and working for the rural women of Pakistan as well as numerous charities he supports make him an icon in Pakistan and an inspiration to both Pakistanis living home and abroad.
Pakistan Fashion Week is sponsored by ARY Network Ltd and online media sponsor BizAsia.co.uk.
The second Pakistan Fashion Week in London, to be held at the Kensington & Chelsea Town Hall from the 25th – 27th May 2012.
Tickets for the event are available from our websitewww.pakistanfashionweek.co.uk from just £25.