Passionate about clothes, Samar Mehdi, a graduate in fashion design from Bristol University, started her own label 10 years ago. This talented young designer caters to the modern Pakistani woman: someone who is independent and has an attitude, but is not scared of flaunting her femininity. Mehdi's silhouettes are simple yet elegant, feminine yet practical. But what sets Mehdi apart from most of her contemporaries is that she keeps her prices affordable. In this interview with Newsline, the designer talks about the fashion scene in Pakistan, her evolution as a designer and her stunning oriental line created for the fashion week that never happened.
Q: Please describe your latest collection.
A: This collection is based on an oriental theme, basically Chinese and Japanese motifs, calligraphy and silhouettes. I had originally designed this collection for Pakistan Fashion Week, but since that never took place, hopefully I'll get to show it on the ramp soon. At least that's part of the plan.READ MORE