Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Rehana Saigol

Rehana Saigol is a big name in Pakistan’s fashion industry, working terrifically in highlighting the name of the country both nationally and internationally. She is ranked among the top fashion designers of the country. She is also a pioneer of jewelary designing.

She is credited to have brought a variety of enthralling and charismatic outfits for women including embellished lehengas, saris and traditional suits. She launched her women’s wear label just a couple of years ago. Her women’s wear couture collection ‘Beyond Ivory’ reflects her vision and philosophy of bringing back the saree to the wardrobe. ‘Beyond Ivory’ is crafted on a variety of fabrics such as georgette, net, velvet and tissue and embellished with threadwork, crystals, beads, dabka, kora and sequins.

She has establishied her name in designing of bridal and other types of formal sarees in particular. She has experimented with different styles of structuring the saree beyond the traditional six yards of fabrics. Her collection presents variations in her pursuit of contemporizing and glamorizing the saree. Beyond the fashion world, she also made it big on the international bridge scene. Besides making it to the national bridge team on numerous occasions, she became the first and todate the only lady to head the Pakistan Bridge Federation.