Pakistan’s renowned couturier HSY celebrated his 24 years with a one of its kind solo show, Mohabbatnama in old Lahore on Saturday.
The venue itself was a 250-year-old privately owned Syed Wajid Ali Shah haveli, that opened up for a show for the very first time, decorated with lights and rose petals. The show reflected the essence of the brand and the collection displayed under a majestic roof. With Mohabbatnama the designer paid tribute to his city Lahore for everything it has ever done for him; an ode to his home. He choreographed a lineup of 74 carefully picked outfits that were signature HSY and might we add, they were absolutely beautiful.
“Mohabbat Nama or love letter is my tribute to my metropolis with its legacy, custom and heritage offered as a complete present ‘expertise’. This night steeped within the romance of Lahore, was hosted in a haveli over 250 years outdated and favoured by the fifth King of Oudh. Primarily based within the walled metropolis of Lahore, the haveli is immersed in its personal historical past of the Nawab’s courts, its romance, intrigues, poetry, dance, structure and ambition, all of which for me offered the proper palatte for this assortment. Each ingredient of the present had been curated: every look, every outfit, every mannequin, every stroll, every sound, gentle, projection; the culinary expertise; the music expertise.
Mohabbat Nama is then additionally equally a journey of my evolution as I’m myself a Musafir of time; It’s a present the place I seemed to my previous and the HSY legacy; the place we began with our first collections, solo reveals, shoots, fashions, make-up artists, stylists, incorporating all of those components inside the present. Every outfit on this present has been created bespoke, for every mannequin and character within the present; creating concord between the style and the one who wears it; for at HSY a mannequin isn’t merely somebody who wears what’s placed on them however relatively an architect of her personal fashion and magnificence.” mentioned Hassan Sheheryar Yasin.”