‘Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.’ – Orson Welles. Similarly, your style of wearing clothes describes your personality. Dresses worn by most famous personalities and celebrities are designed by fashion designers. The fashion designer has a sense of making clothes as they are artists and they know all better while designing clothes. For 2 decades, there was no better sense of wearing up because there were very fewer fashion designers available in Pakistan. But now in our country fashion designing become very popular where students learned about how to design clothes in a better manner. In this article, you will find out the Top 10 Best Fashion Designers in Pakistan.
With the growing demand for fashion and fashion clothing, the demand for Fashion designers has also increased. Today there is very tough competition among fashion designers as they all are very able to have a better sense of their field. Here we will share with you the most popular fashion designers in Pakistan with their success stories.
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1. HSY Hassan Shahriyar Yasin
Hassan Shahriyar Yasin is Pakistan’s top fashion designer and is well-known throughout the world. His qualification is a bachelor’s from the Pakistan School of Fashion Design Lahore. Now he is included in the list of 100 Pakistanis. His outlets are present in the most famous countries in the world including the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, USA, UAE, and six outlets in Pakistan. He is running 14 outlets with 350 employers working under him. He produces beautiful bridal and groom dresses that are always appreciated around the world. He also launched a jewelry line by HSY in 2007. He wants his client to look amazing, self-assured, and simply gorgeous when worn up by his production.
He has a dream to become a fashion designer so he studied the same. After completing Graduation, he moved toward his professional life. HSY started as a choreographer and a designer in many international shows including Dubai, London, New York City, and Toronto. At the start, he works with other brands like Breeze, Stone Age, and even Nirala Sweets which has no separate name. He had a good experience while working with Nirala sweets. Then I started to design clothes for Middle Eastern girls and western girls and also for those who wear hijabs. When he went to Dubai for a fashion week he was alone in Pakistan. He worked with passion which is the reason for its success.
2. Deepak Perwani:
Deepak Perwani is one of the top fashion designers in Pakistan. He is also an actor and a member of the Hindu Sindhi community in Pakistan. Winner of Best Fashion Brand for the nation in the World Branding Awards 2017-2018. He is also the winner of dozens of awards in different categories of fashion design. He is also an originator of Islamic fashion week. He made the world’s largest Kurta that could be worn by a 175-foot-tall person.
He started his career as a fashion designer in 1994 and soon he dominates the market with the production of Men’s formal, bridal, and casual wear. Deepak started fashion designing as fun and it is starting it was about pure creativity not only money-making. He suggests for new upcoming fashion designers not see on Instagram or Pinterest but make their own creativity can take time but you will shine if you will stick to yourself.
Asim Jofa is one of the young men in the fashion industry who gives fresh air breath to the people. He started 12 years ago with a jewelry line from a special jewelry boutique called ‘The Diamond Gallery’. He has a special achievement as a Best fashion designer at IAFA International Asian Fashion Awards in 2012. His outlets are spread in all big and small cities of Pakistan and international outlets are present in UAE, the UK, and Australia. His collection includes FESTIVE MYSORE COLLECTION, LUXURY LAWN, LUXURY CHIFFON, SILK COLLECTION, EMBROIDERED COLLECTION SIGNATURE, LUXE COLLECTION, and LUXURY PRET, FORMALS, BRIDAL and WESTERN WEA collection. He gets qualified from the prestigious Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, London. He gets high familiarity with London as he revealed numerous Collections there and is always appreciated. His production is really admirable with the combination of the unique jewelry line.
4. Nomi Ansari
Nomi Ansari is one of the top leading fashion designers based in Pakistan. He started in 2001 and his collection soon spread over the country. His collection includes DNA Diffusion by Nomi Ansari, Nomi Ansari Brides collection, and Nomi Ansari Occasion Wear. Naomi’s work is really admirable as he knows a better combination of color contrast, crystal embellishment, and delicate zardozi as compared to others in the same line. They provide high-quality chiffons, silks, and other stuff with exclusive pattern designs that never compromise the quality. Its boutiques are available in all famous cities over the world including Karachi, Lahore, and Dubai as well as in the USA, Canada, the UK, Singapore, and the Middle East.
5. Zainab Chottani
Zainab Chottani is a very talented name in the Pakistani fashion industry producing a high-quality collection for Pakistani girls and ladies. Her embellished Bridals collection to refreshing Prêt wear is appreciable. Her production is not only appreciated by Pakistani women but all over the world. She showcases her collection also in Doha and the UK.
Zainab loved to become a fashion designer when she was very little. She immersed herself in the same line as she really loves fashion magazines and glamour. She appeared in her debut show in 2009 when she was playing with colors in a unique way. After that, she made a start in Pret production in her unique styles. She propelled her first Prêt collection, AQUA in which every piece of her production was unique from others. After that, she showcased her Pret Collection in Mera Pakistan, and get much appreciation. After that, she appeared in Sunsilk fashion week and was highly appreciated by their customers.
6. Sana and Safinaz
Sana Hashwani and Safinaz Munir are two big names in Pakistani fashion. They both started their own business in 1989 by just investing a few thousand and with the help of a few tailors and get high fame. Now it is one of the top clothing brands run by them. At starting they face many difficulties as they were young women when took their first step in the fashion industry. They started from haute couture but by looking at the demand for Pret they switched their business to Pret production. When they started they never expected that their business can get high popularity all over Pakistan. From the start of their business, they provide clothing to Pakistani women at affordable prices that is the reason their business has grown up as they grow middle-class people of our country Pakistan. Sana and Safinaz now both are married women. Their outlets are present in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Hyderabad, Faisalabad, Multan, Sialkot, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Gujranwala, Rahim Yar Khan, and Peshawar.
7. Bunto Kazmi
Bunto Kazmi is one of the biggest names in the fashion industry. She is proud of the Pakistani fashion industry as she never ignores the cultural values and heritage of Pakistan while designing. She always uses high-quality fabric with elegant work, especially on bridal wear. Her work is no doubt always appreciated by Pakistanis but is also appreciated by Mughals as her work was inspired by the Mughals. She used trendy colors while designing dresses. She mostly designs heavy dresses full of embroidery with pearls, tassels, and other additions. Her collection is not overgenerous nor too glitzy, that is the reason her dresses are showcased in different venues at the national and international levels and are always appreciated and liked by other fashion designers also. Kazmi’s collection is very helpful for the Pakistani fashion industry to appear on the world’s fashion map.
8. Maria Butt
Maria Butt is a well-known lady fashion designer in Pakistan producing an ideal collection for Pakistani girls. She graduated from the prestigious Pakistan Institute of Fashion Design (PIFD) in 1998. Her clothes are the first choice of eastern girls. She is one of the brightest stars in the Pakistani fashion industry. She started her own business in 1999 with one retail outlet and with a small stitching unit to provide ready-to-wear fashion clothes for ladies. She really loves her work but she never ignores her family according to her, the family remains the most important in her life. She told, me that she has been given tremendous love by everybody but my vision goes far beyond that, as an entrepreneur as someone whose artistic ability can be portrayed in everything that she does. Now she is providing a vast variety of clothes including party wear, formal wear, and all type of kids’ wear, embroidered fabrics, lawn, linen, and cotton. Now she is running 25 outlets in Pakistani and outside Pakistan including UK, USA, India, Bangladesh, UAE, and Qatar.
9. Zara Shahjahan
Zara Shahjahan is another talented name in the fashion world. She is not only loved by Pakistani people but she got the love of people outside Pakistan. Her work is the adorable combination of culture and heritage that is her specialty. She done his graduation from the prestigious National College of Arts (NCA) in Lahore and take the first step in the fashion industry in 2oo4 at a small level and opened his first flagship store in 2012. Comfort in wearing, quality of cloth, style, and exceptional prices are her specialties. Zara is also a designer of the Pret collection of two famous brands for a lifestyle brand, So Kamal Pret.
10. Fahad Hussayn
Fahad Hussain is a man providing vast variety in the fashion world. All products are entangled with history, art, architecture, and miscellaneous cultures. His unique styles are full of traditional revival hand embroideries always appreciated by others. Fahad’s interesting inspiring themes and quality fabric attracts people to never go anywhere. His east and west combinations of dresses are always the 1 choice of many models and actresses. He started in Faisalabad and studied textile design and his hard work now makes him a masterpiece in the fashion industry of Pakistan. He was also nominated for prestigious LUX STYLE AWARDS in making menswear, and bridal & prints. His passion which is now become his business expanded all over the country even outside the country.