After participating at Fashion Pakistan Week Autumn / Winter last year, renowned couturier Adnan Pardesy showcased ‘Labyrinth’ at the TDAP (Trade Development Authority of Pakistan) Fashion Expo 2015 on 26th February, 2015 in Karachi.
Photos from the Adnan Pardesy Labyrinth collection at TDAP Fashion Expo 2015
The collection predominantly showcases a variety of different weaving techniques dominated by monochromatic whites, ivories and blacks. For “Labyrinth”, Adnan Pardesy took inspiration from psychedelic patterns and weaves along with Japanese weave structures, Chinese floral patterns, forest abstracts, Kalamkaari, Japanese Geisha, Greek temple landscape imagery, African tribal motifs, stencil technique tattoos, contemporary art with abstract imagery and Islamic pattern compositions.
Labyrinth featured well-structured tapered jackets, simple clean lines, graphic details, intricate hand embroidery with fabric manipulation and labyrinthine fabric twists and drapes. The collection is based on luxe fabrics including silks, crepes, chiffons, charmeuse silk and net.
Speaking about the launch of his participation in the TDAP fashion expo, fashion designer Adnan Pardesy said, “We are pleased to participate in TDAP Fashion Expo 2015 and it is very encouraging to see that designers are provided with such a platform to showcase their talent. Trade Development Authority of Pakistan has been an excellent means to develop and enhance the fashion potential of Pakistan and promote originality in the art of design. The event is unique in its kind and has caught the eye of both the fashion industry and the media. With an emerging market such as Pakistan’s, fashion platforms such as TDAP Fashion expo play a significant role in building the economy of our country and stimulate the demand for couture as well as pret.”
Hailed as “The New King of Couture”, acclaimed designer Adnan Pardesy launched his label in 2007. He defines his design philosophy as minimalistic and employs structure and architecture as the source of inspiration for his designs. Adnan Pardesy is known for his attention to details; his work includes Eastern wedding wear, party wear, prêt, and western wear including tops, skirts, and dresses. He is considered an iconic designer among peers and media for the mark he has made in Pakistani fashion with redefining techniques like pleating, honeycomb, quilting and denim.