A breakdown of the 100 things that we are most excited for in 2018, and that you should be excited for too!
Disclaimer — this list is not in any specific order
Yes, the Olympics are back this year, and they will be held in Pyeonchang, South Korea.
FIFA World Cup will take place in Russia and will be sure to wow spectators!
On June 24, 2018 women will be allowed to drive in Saudia Arabia! This is going to be an epic and historical day.
Karachi Eat needs to introduction. We’re looking forward to Karachi Eat on January 8,9,10.
Lahore Eat needs no introduction. We’re looking forward to Lahore’s best food.
Karachiites can rejoice as Khadijah has revealed that the Élan store in Karachi is currently under construction and will be opening very soon!
Ho Mann Jahan stars Mahira Khan and Shaheryar Munawar will be seen sharing screen space in July in the movie Saath Din Mohabbat In.
The much-awaited royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is all set to take place in May
Prince William and Kate Middleton will have their third child sometime in Spring next year. We can’t wait to find out if it’s going to be a little prince or princess.
Deadpool actor Ryan Reynolds is all set to star in the live-action movie adaptation of Pokemon where he will be voicing the lead character of Detective Pikachu. We can’t wait!
One of the most anticipated animated movies by Pixar Incredibles 2 will release next year in June. We’re super excited for this one!
One of next year’s most-awaited Bollywood movies is Veere di Wedding starring Sonam Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan. The movie has been co-produced by Rhea Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor and Nikhil Dwivedi.
World’s most popular awards ‘The Academy Awards’ is scheduled to take place on March 4, 2018 and is expected to be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Needless to say, like every year, we’ll be glued to our screens yet again!
Former Junoon band member and popular musician Salman Ahmad revealed he will release a unique Broadway-style show as a tribute to legends Nazia Hassan, Junoon and Vital Signs in 2018. Can’t wait for what he has in store for us!
An event (and the outfits of course) we look forward to every single year. Can’t wait for those dramatic looks.
The much-anticipated, Cake The Film is slated to release on March 30 2018 and we can hardly wait. If you haven’t seen the trailer yet, you’re missing out!
Rumours are abuzz about a seventh studio album by Queen Bey. Till then we’ll just have to make do with her awesome singles.
Pakistan’s general elections are set to take place before September 2018. Let’s see what the country’s politics have in store for us.
It’s our birthday, and we’re turning two! Yay!
Yes it’s hot but we have so much fabulous lawn to look forward to. Bring on the summer!
A place for young change makers to make music with their passion, vision, openness and courage. Stay tuned!
Wedding season is hardly over but we’re already looking forward to next year’s collections. 2018 brides stay tuned.
Get your florals ready and step into spring with your floral printed scarves, shirts and pants. Trend alert!
Ireland will play its first Test against Pakistan in 2018 on home soil. Come on boys!
2018 will be a big year for Silicon Valley start-up Moon Express as it will land a spacecraft on the moon with regular people and mine it for natural resources.
We’re so stoked to watch this one starring a fabulous all-girl cast including Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Sarah Paulson and Helena Bonham Carter.
One of the biggest musicals Mamma Mia is scheduled to release next year and we’re looking forward to it because Hollywood icons Meryl Streep and Cher will be sharing screen space.
Biggest musical show in Pakistan, Coke Studio will return with season 11 next year and with Strings stepping down as executive producers of the show, we can’t wait to find out who will replace them.
If you like your kids can’t help singing along the famous song ‘Let it go’ from animated movie Frozen then gear up for something bigger! Frozen will be staged as a Broadway show sometime next year.
Gigi Hadid and Tommy Hilfiger are coming together for their fourth and final collaboration. Hallelujah!
Rumour has it that iPhone will launch iPhone 9 next year in September 2018! We’re excited to see what new features they introduce in their next big release.
Travellers should look forward to visiting Dubai next year as it’s about to introduce flying taxis and it won’t be long till it becomes a usual sight.
Looking back at all major fashion trends, Logo nails are seen as one of the top trends for 2018! Since it’s fresh and innovative, we’re definitely looking forward to trying out this trend.
Another beauty trend that is seen to make a come-back is glitter! We’re all for it whether it be on nails or eyes.
Jurassic World fans can hardly contain their excitement for the next part Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom scheduled to release in June next year.
That time of year when the fashion fraternity come together to view and critique the latest collections on display. One of our fave events of the year!
Yes, you read right! Metallic brows are going to be big next season. Will you be giving this trend a try?
We want to see more trees being planted for an eco-friendly environment.
Get your glad rags on and get ready to give because the Kidney Centre Brunch is being held early next year.
The sequel to 1979 cult classic Maula Jutt is all set for release in 2018! The revealed cast includes Fawad Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi playing lead roles along with Mahira Khan, Adnan Jaffar, Shamoon Abbasi and Humaima Malick.
This will really be the cherry on top of our 2018. Really hoping for our man crush (Ranveer Singh duh) to make an appearance on our screens in Padmavati.
The line-ups for the PSL franchise have been finalized and we’re looking forward to some good sportsmanship in 2018.
King Khan and Netflix has collaborated for a series “Bard of Blood” based on Indian author Bilal Siddiqi’s novel with the same name. The series will have eight episodes based on the life of an expelled spy. Waiting for this one anxiously!
MAC just announced that a MAC x Aaliyah collection is currently in the works — and it’s expected to drop in summer 2018!
2018 will be a big year for fashion giant Versace with a documentary on the founder Gianni Versace and his murder scheduled to release directed by Ryan Murphy.
Edgy designer Vivienne Westwood is all set to take a different approach by ditching traditional fashion shows and presenting her next collection through a digital film.
Kimy K is expecting her third baby through a surrogate while younger sis Khloe is also expecting her first child in 2018!
Among the 67 emoji released by Emojipedia, is a redhead. Rejoice all redheads!
Newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection in 50 shades freed.
With all that filming in Turkey, we can’t wait to see what the cast and producers have up their sleeves for the Eid-ul-Azha release.
We’ve all seen Mary Poppins in our childhood and now it’s back. Emily Blunt is all set to play the lead role.
Sit tight music enthusiasts because American DJ and record producer Diplo is all set to return to Pakistan next year. Yes, you read that right!
We’re looking forward to the biggest musical event of the year and some rocking performances that should surely not to be missed!
A book about Meghan Markle is already on its way. Andrew Morton will be penning the biography which will be released right before the wedding.
Sana Safinaz’s annual luncheon and of course, their new lawn collection!
In a recent tweet, KJo hinted at a new season of his popular talk show, Koffee With Karan. We’ll take that please, with a cup of coffee!
Kaalakaandi is an upcoming 2018 Indian black comedy film starring Saif Ali Khan. The movie is scheduled to release 12 January.
Our very own Malala was interviewed by David Letterman for a Netflix series, and we can’t wait to see what she has to say.
Calling all fashionistas in Lahore! Get up to date with all the trends and get snapped by the paparazzi at the annual PFDC Fashion Week.
Marvel Comics fans, rejoice! Avengers: Infinity War is coming to a screen near you.
Rumour has it that Samsung will release its Galaxy X series which will include completely bendable devices.
Expect to see this fab colour throughout the year.
After Miss India took the crown in 2017, we can’t wait to see which beauty bags the title in 2018.
Find out the best in film and television at the Golden Globes on January 7th!
Things are going to get even stranger in the popular Netflix series Stranger Things, season 3. Time to renew your Netflix subscription!
After his big Bollywood break, India clearly can’t get enough of our very own heartthrob. Fawad Khan has said yes to playing a role in a Salman Khan production.
If you happen to London this summer, a British travel company is starting a tour of the Titanic wreck. Definitely a must-do!
Get ready Lahore, the LSA’s are being held in Lahore next year. The star-studded affair will bring together the fraternity’s finest and a spectacular night of entertainment and award winning.
Big Little Lies season 2 is out this year. Enough said!
The second season of The Handmaid’s Tale is releasing in April.
March 18, Russia: Presidential election in which Vladimir Putin might seek a fourth term.
Guitarist Salman Ahmed has revealed that he has invited Jemima to visit Pakistan in 2018. “She has accepted the invitation and will be visiting the country after 15 years,” he said.
Pakistani film and television actress Resham Khan has finally found her life partner and is all set to make it official in 2018! As per reports, the actress will be flying abroad after her marriage.
We can’t wait for Meera Jee’s performance in the upcoming horror film Aks.
With the same brightening benefits as the OG Touche Éclat, this base is a good choice for anyone who loves the feel of a tinted moisturizer, but craves a bit more coverage. Coming out January 2018!
Cooling caps will be introduced in 2018 - worn before, during and after chemotherapy treatments, and it may reduce the likelihood of hair loss. The FDA approved the system in May 2017, and it’s one of the coolest and most highly-anticipated medical breakthroughs of 2018.
Starting next year, the first EVER commercial flights will head out from the southernmost part of Argentina, and drop you at an Argentinian base on Seymour Island near the Antarctic peninsula.
Like 2017 we have another exciting event in the sky to look forward to in 2018. On January 31, 2018, the moon will appear red as it passes within the Earth’s shadow!
After the fabulous Virushka wedding, we’re secretly hoping for another Bollywood wedding. Can Ranveer and Deepika take the plunge already?
We’re looking forward to exploring new places and globetrotting in the new year!
This one’s for all you gamers. While the release of GTA 6 is on the cards for 2019, you could get lucky as the release may actually take place in 2018.
After a huge success following its launch, Paxi’s are soon to appear on the streets of Sukkur and Peshawar, founder Shaikh M Zahid confirmed.
We loved our 2017 wedding edition and can’t wait to put together another fab issue for wedding season in 2018.
Always one of the lit festivals of the year (pun intended). Ladies and gents, see you at #KLF.
One of our fave authors, Mohammed Hanif is coming out with a new book, Red Birds in September 2018. Add that to your reading list!
Use the new year to be positive about everything.
After Armeena revealed the news of her engagement to her beau Fesl Khan, we’re predicting that there may be a wedding on the cards for the happy couple.
Big changes are in the works for Snapchat in 2018! It has been revealed that the social media app is all set to get a major redesign. We’re super excited!
If you’ve seen Devil Wears Prada, then this will come as exciting news to you. We can’t wait to see what Meryl Streep has in store for us in the next part.
From Burgundy to navy blue, the British Passport is going to change its color after exiting the EU. A good change we think!
The fabulous plaid print is on the horizon and we couldn’t be more excited. Pair it up casually or dress it up for a night out.
The midterm elections will be one of the most talked-about events of the year, not to mention the perfect opportunity for you to exercise your American right and VOTE If you’re not happy with Trump.
Our favourite sport is all set to take place in Wimbledon this summer. A competitive game of tennis and a bowl of strawberries and cream please!
Not only is springtime a great excuse for redecorating, but 2018 is also such a new and fresh year, that it will be impossible to resist change. Take this time to reflect on your home space — do with it what you will — and create an environment you truly love.
It’s a new year and we’re setting ourselves some new health and fitness goals for a healthier 2018! Come on, get that gym membership in order.
Jhanvi Kapoor, Sridevi’s daughter and Ishaan Khattar, brother of Shahid Kapoor will be making their debut in Dhadak.
Because obvs, who doesn’t love mango season?
We know we know the roads get flooded but come on guys, kadak chai and fresh pakoras, yes please!
We think 2018 is the year to pack your bags and head up north. From the spectacular views to the fresh air, the north deserves a visit!
A new sunrise, a new day, a new beginning.
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