Sanam Chaudhri. PHOTO : ATHAR KHAN/THE EXRESS TRIBUNE
Fashion Pakistan Week kicked off in Karachi, April 07.
Its all miss , where is hit ?
A fashion show which shows how to be seductive. How to fashion with bare minimum clothes. And so-called fashion gurus say that our industry is maturing.
lolz. we surely are “opening up” to the modern world
I don’t know what direction we follow now?? Can a woman in an Islamic country allowed to wear such clothes??? Who allows such fashion shows???
This is all rubbish. Fashion is not at all a bad thing but being muslims we should take care of our boundraies. I m not an extremist and use to wear branded clothes rather but showing approx half of the body (legs and shoulders etc) publically is not fashion to me. This karachi fashion industry is going on some other way which is not a way of the muslims. GOD bless them
bare legs, lose lingeries, see through clothing.. ET rocks…..:-)
Fashion is all about Glamour and we are really promoting it these days in dramas and shows etc. Why cant we promote our own culture? Our Culture is more colorful and divers-ed.
What is this? A cat-walk in shower curtains?
definitely “Missing Modesty”!
3 days to sit in Dharna at PM house Islamabad! Not a single picture gallery for Shias. More than 200 ppl died/missing since April 3rd and ask ET to promote nudity and there you go.
morally bankrupt indianized Pakistanis!
are we soon going to see topless women on fashion shows like we see on fashion tv?
Is it muslim country culture,where we are heading towards..
@billybob: Most probably..Yes
Amazing comments! Now I know why our country is not progressing as we’re more interested in discussing issues like ‘bare legs & shoulders’. I’m a Muslim too and see no particular problem in ‘exposing’ my arms or legs. At least to me, Islam is about equality and if a man has the right to wear whatever he likes, so does a female. Not sure why is it such a big deal.
hahahahaha so your saying nudity/vulgarity immodesty is linked with Progress of any country? loool
May Allah give hidayat/common sense to all of us.
You call Pakistan an islamic country? Please lay off religion and become a human who doesnt judge others humans all the time.Recommend
Where is the fashion in the show?
Tell them to wear these clothes and go in public. then c their FATERecommend
Where is OUR culture? Can any Pakistani wear any of these clothes in public?
@Muhammad: instead of asking Muhammad Naeem to lay off the religion why dont you read up your religion for a change. and by that i mean pick up your Holy book and read the translation by your self and then stop judging Muhammad Naeem for being religiously inclined.
Whats the whole point of such a fashion show? Its ridiculously horrible … there is nothing to see !
All against it are actually those who want to attend fashion shows but cant
I highly condemn this show. We are Muslims. Please follow Islamic Tradition. By doing this, we are giving Allah’s anger.
This is not the matter of muslims and non muslims, Some time non-muslims are also better than .muslims. We have to be very careful as a pakistani and as a muslim because we are making fun of our selves in the outside world. Lot of muslim wear hijab in Canada and non muslims respect them.
We GAIN respect if we respect our own values and religion.By taking off our clothes we can not defeat this world in any field.
And by the way, wearing a sexy top and a mini skirt to me does not mean ‘taking off my clothes’.
Yes sister it does!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73d27V2riW0 looking you and then this Christian sister…no comments!
I’m amused to read so many comments on the subject and terminologies like ‘nudity’, ‘half naked’, shameless’, ‘immoral’. What crap! I pray 5 times a day, does that make me a good muslim? And I wear mini skirts, does that make me a bad muslim? I agree that wearing mini skirts does not signify progress, but not making a big deal out of the ‘issue’ definitely does.
Those who do not like what they are seeing then why do you guys enter in this section of the site in the first place ? To tell others how much Muslim you are and we are not ?
I guess we are missing a point.They are trying to promote their creativity and to attract foreign buyers. They showcase such stuff to give a glimpse of creativity and aesthetics of our designers so that they could attract guys from different parts of the world. It snot all about promoting our culture i guess. So please stop cursing and fighting on this, without wasting your Islamic energy, close your windows. they do promote our culture when they have bridal fashion week or other events. I know our women don’t wear such stuff and these designers haven’t made these for us i guess.
May Allah give you clarity on issues so you can rationally assess issues and then follow the righteous path.
May Allah give all of us clarity on issues. As I’ve told you, even I am a Muslim, pray 5 times a day, feel comfortable wearing shalwar kameez, feel comfortable wearing a saree and feel comfortable wearing a mini skirt too. Thankfully my parents have never advised me to cover myself from top to toe and I am proud of the way they’ve brought me up.
Who will wear this dress in Pakistan?
Alas! Alas! Senseless blind imitation of the West to please _ and ____. Dont know whom to please with the show of dresses nobody dares wear except bed rooms. No wonder the hungry and problematic nation could afford such obscene and so called modern fashion shows at the brink of the plight of violence and lawlessness. An old saying ” Kawa chala hans ki chaal,, apni bhi bhool gaya. Alas! The nation that was once the leader has deteriorated to such a level of stray…. Then why curse the woes and wraths of natural disasters( Floods, earthquakes, failed economy etc.etc.). Wake up,,,,, before its too late.
When one is used to something then they don’t feel anything wrong.
Sister if your used to it then it DOES NOT mean that you force him/her to get used to immodesty! because you don’t feel anything wrong in it.
There are still people left with a little good morals don’t end it completely.
Our future would be like the following, if we don’t stop promoting it right now!
At the same time just because your used to something wrong and don’t feel it wrong anymore doesn’t mean that ITS NOT WRONG. At the end it would be considered wrong by its nature.
Ok Ali, I get it. The day I feel awkward revealing my legs, the day I realize it’s wrong, I’ll stop it. Till that time, I allow you to close your eyes or look the other way the next time you see me in a mini skirt. Cheers.
Your not allowing me to do anything I follow a religion not western or indian media or any inferiority complexed indianized Pakistani. So in Quran while looking at women or such pictures i have been told not to gaze. I have been told (not by any liberal person but my religion) to do Amar bil maroof wa ana nahi anil munkir. So I don’t gaze but If I get a chance I criticize(positive) which is allowed and no force.
Ali let me put it very softly for the last time. Contrary to what you think, it is not any Indian or Westernized inspiration. It is just that I don’t think wearing short dresses is wrong for a female. Even my parents have never objected to it. I respect women who take niqab, similarly people who know me respect me for who I am. Look I pray 5 times because I think it is the right thing to do. Similarly, I will do nothing which I think is wrong. Do not take me wrong, we are all Muslims and the day I realize something is against the religion, I will stop doing it. I hope you will understand.
It is totally a double standard.. Why do we hit out at actress Veena Malik when she wears minimum clothing or allegedly exposes almost all of her assets ? Having looked at these semi-nude images in the fashion show, I think that everyone should shut their blunt mouths up at least when it comes to nudity on main stream media. I am not taking side of Veena, of course but my point is that we should not be so judegmental and standards should be same for all
My Dear Sister!!
First of all I am extremely sorry if you took it personally, nobody takes it personally over here. Secondly thanks for being quite humble as I have to take a lot of bashing and ppl want, ET to ban me as well. Thirdly one can realize from where the inspiration has come by easily going in the history of skirts & mini skirts. I respect humans but I do disagree with their opinions. At the same time I realize that I am a human and I can make mistakes and my knowledge is very very limited. What I criticize at ET is the promotion of anything which is wrong. Most of the time it is nudity/vulgarity. I criticize their(ET & rest the rest) bias towards Shia community specially these days. So many protests all over Pakistan not a single picture gallery for them. And its been 4 days still not a single picture gallery.
Anyways you might have good knowledge on the topic of modesty but there is also a chance you might not have complete knowledge as nobody is perfect. Same goes for me. One can easily research and we have enough books on it. One can also see the negative impact on immodesty which leads to immorality in the society.
Just because my parents do not object on something that I do does not mean its right. For e.g. I know that people smoke and their parents do not object but we all know its harmful for that person and the community surrounding it. I am not saying anything against anyone’s parents but I do not think this argument has weight to justify actions. Its all about knowledge.
Quran 2:170 “And when it is said unto them: Follow that which Allah hath revealed, they say: We follow that wherein we found our fathers. What!! Even though their fathers were wholly unintelligent and had no guidance?”
Peace be upon you!
billybob: when will be happen.
bad camera location and the prints are so dull.
This whole site is thurkistan. On one hand you talk about hijab and on other tease user with glimps of what would lead to urge of profanity.
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