The glam girl:
Make up is the index of our fashion trend and evening parties are a chance for you to experiment with colorful evening makeup looks that brings out your best side. Are you wondering what make-up to wear to the party tonight? You can look as glamorous as want without a lot of effort.
Each woman has her own definition of evening glamour, but the consensus says there's something alluring about glossy lips, smoky eyes and softly dewy skin. The current trend is to go with bright eye shades to keep the eyes glowing.
Lip glosses are so much in fashion these days. The next trend in beauty is to get updated for shiny lip gloss to have hot and sexy look in the flashy evening party. The major point to notice in this is to choose shimmery and smooth lip colour. The new fashion idea of 2012 includes good make up for eyebrows and suggests thick eyebrows. Fake eyelashes, thick coats of mascara, thick lines of eyeliner and bold eyeshadows can turn you into a glamorous diva!
DIY: Turn your thin lashes into statement accessories following this useful trick. In order to create the impression of a va-va-voom glimpse use an eyeliner brush and apply a tiny amount of face powder on the lashline. Then use a lengthening mascara to boost the volume of your lashes. Furthermore you can also experiment with mascara formulas that contain silicone. These will definitely give an extra oomph to your eyes.
Cool prints & colours:
The fashion scene globally is agog with a riot of colours and concepts. From statement-making denims in fluorescent colours, to beautiful prints, to flower power in headgear - it looks like every one has fall in love with pretty prints and colours. This season you will find yourself wrapped in heavenly fabrics and prints, adorned with fabulous vivid colours, as well as soft neutrals, and pastels.
This season fashion designers have also given us all kind of fun fashions. Fashions that will offer wonderful vivid prints, stripes, and geometric prints. The main theme this season is somewhat tailored, and classic, but with a touch of bold, and edgy. Most designers seem to have fallen in love with loud prints, all over again. Whether it is bold stripes, or large elaborate geometrics, they are all over the place. Then, there are those designers who have played with patterns in colours, but have kept it dainty.
Stylish yet funky, simple yet in-your-face, the colours this season are literally in a different league. Bright and funky shades like blood red, splashing yellow, vibrant orange and many others are trending this season.
Paisley - often thought of as a rather old-fashioned, defunct print reserved for the older gent - is having a true resurgence in popularity. However, paisley tends to work best in moderation, and particularly well in the form of accessories
Another print style taking the fashion world by storm is geometric patterns, which makes you wish you had paid a bit more attention to geometry classes in school.
The notion of iKat is pretty popular right now. IKat offers an interesting take on the pattern trend as it has clear influences from geometric and paisley prints - but retains a sense of individuality.
Jewels of the world
Lawn is famous for its colorful prints. With each new year there is arrival of trendy lawn collections by different designers and fashion houses offering a variety of exquisite prints to choose from.
Recently, Kayseria, one of the leading textile brands, has launched its latest collection titled 'Jewels of the World', now available in Pakistan, the United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and India.
Available in 18 different options, the collection comes in diverse themes: Rajasthan - Jewel in The Sun; For the love of Art Deco - On Elegance and The Native American Spirit - A Dreamcatcher's Tale. With eclectic colour palettes available in up to four colour variations, the collection also includes elegantly embroidered laces, handmade embellished buttons and skillfully crafted brooches.
Compilation: S. K
Photography: Khawar Riaz
Styling: Asmaa Mumtaz
Model: Nooray Bhatti