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When it comes to retail therapy I’m always trying to get the best deals, sales and promotions for my favorite stores. My inbox is flooded with email promos and I have a separate email account for retail promos to be very honest! But when I decided to make a new year’s resolution – no more impulse shopping – I had to make a few changes. Last year I overhauled my wardrobe and downsized like crazy (You can check out my how to guide to a capsule wardrobe on the blog

FNTL shares their favorite collections from PLBW 16 Ali Xeeshan Theater Studio showcased their collection titled “Khaamoshi” as the finale for PLBW 16. Inspired by the struggle one goes through, this collection was the reawakening of the hope that one does have the power to speak out. PrimarilyKhamooshi was made in fabrics such as organza, raw silk, kamkhaab, with tilla-work, pasham, adda work and a revival of various old school techniques. The color palette includes frosted pastels, ivory, peachy coral, acid green, and powder blue. A fusion of traditional bridal silhouettes with a contemporary

FNTL shares their favorite collections from PLBW 16 MAHGUL showcased her first complete A/W’16 bridal collection titled “The Trunks of Sabine” at PLBW16. The collection weaved a narrative through the imaginary and historic character of Sabine; journeying into the depths of her majestic trunks, to discover a pastiche of various artisans and influences that Sabine met through her travels, from Persia to Khyber Pass and across the Subcontinent. From the reinterpretation of traditional handwork techniques inspired by the fluidity of the marbles stone to ancient bejeweled armor, MAHGUL created bespoke

FNTL shares their favorite collections from PLBW 16 Nomi Ansari opened the final day of PLBW16, with his bridal collection titled “Marjaan”. A tale of enchantment and alluring mystery, Marjaan was an intricate story with a kaleidoscope of festivity and color in this celebration of life. The collection paid tribute to the rich heritage, festivity, history and craftsmanship of Hyderabad. Using a plethora of colors in unique print techniques, Marjaan showcased regal, traditional and classic silhouettes based in rich brocades, silks, chiffon and sheer tule to create regal Hyderabadi farshi ghararas, elaborate lehngas and rich ensembles with

FNTL shares their favorite collections from PLBW 16 Zara Shahjahan showcased her bridal collection titled“Mehrunisa” at PLBW16. The collection took inspiration from the strong women of the Royal Subcontinent. It comprised of a variety of silhouettes and cuts, including ghararas, lehngacholis, jackets and even menswear. Tila, zardozi, nakshi and gota work was impeccably done on all ensembles. Zara Shahjahan won us over with the timelessness of her collection. The color palette was truly a treat on the eyes, which included whites, golds, pinks and subtle shades of greens, with a bright red closing piece.

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