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Here is a look at some of the hottest styles that are sure to make a statement in the upcoming season

By Deepa Narwani

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Published: Tue 24 Mar 2015, 4:28 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 9:43 PM

Known for their lovely fabrics, beautiful colours and flowing patterns, Pakistani fashion has evolved over the years and has created a niche for itself. By opting for these elegant outfits, you can upgrade your look and feel extremely glam in an instant. Pakistani designers are renowned world over for offering style divas with gorgeous clean cuts, perfect craftsmanship, and for being extremely comfortable at the same time.

Here is a look at some of the latest trends that are definitely going to be a staple for fashionistas this year.

Shalwar Kameez

Right from the lovely Khaadi, to the comfy Lawn and the classic crinkles and chiffon dresses, there are lots of stylish options available. Designers are likely to make use of striking embroidery this year that is going to significantly add to the charm of these dresses. The embroidery will range from light or heavy according to the fabrics used. Lawn prints are going to continue to be a hot favourite thanks to their trendy and eye-catching designs. Chiffon dresses will continue to rule the roost at parties and weddings. This season, these dresses will be paired with trousers while the embroidery will focus on the lower side of the ensemble.

Colours

The upcoming season is going to be all about mixing and matching a different palette of colours. All-time favourites such as blacks, whites and silvers will be paired with bright colours to offer freshness to the outfits. Colour blocking has become a regular feature as seen on the ramp at various fashion events this season. It looks elegant and is not something that has been experimented with before in the Pakistani fashion scene. It is well on its way of becoming a hot new trend.

Kurtas and Palazzos

These have already started appearing in the catalogues of Pakistani designers and surely on the way to becoming must-haves for every shopaholic’s wardrobe. It is all about flowing clothing this season. Right from the roomy palazzos to the wide broad shirts, everything is in fashion. This is a comfortable style that offers plenty of options and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion.

Floral prints

Floral prints will continue to bloom this season with cool and fresh hues. It will be followed by monochrome as well as a variety of beautiful animal prints. There will also be an increased use of gemstones and fancy laces that make these outfits stand out from the crowd.

Long dresses

Another rage this season is the long maxi dresses. This is a great look for dressy occasions and is usually sleeveless with a v- neckline, has a long train and lots of elegant flares. These dresses almost touch the ground and come in pastels as well as bold colours. The flares and neckline are embellished with stunning embroidery work. This look has glam written all over.



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