Monday, June 7, 2010


The organizers of Karachi Fashion Week 2010 conducted a training workshop for individuals and fashion houses, from 13th January to 17th January 2010, at Fashion Apparel Design & Training Institute (FADIN).
Trainings were offered in Pattern Making, Sewing, Fashion Illustration, Draping and Computer Application of Design (CAD/CAM) by Mr. Gauhar Ujmal, Graduate of Pakistan School of Fashion Design.

Karachi Fashion Week 2010 being organized from 31st January – 3rd February, 2010, is Pakistan’s platform on International Fashion Week circuits joining Paris, Milan, New York, Sydney, London & India. This is a platform which encourages the business of fashion, awareness of fashion and infuses new and fresh talent in the industry.
The Certificate Distribution Ceremony of this workshop took place on 17th January 2010 at Fashion Apparel Design & Training Institute (FADIN). The ceremony has not only persuaded the participants on their learning but has also highlighted the efforts that the organizers are putting in for the development of the textile sector in Pakistan.
While addressing to the audience, the Chief Guest of the ceremony Dr. Mirza Ikhtiyar Baig, Federal Advisor to Prime Minister on Textile, highlighted the importance of textile sector in the economy of Pakistan. He also emphasized that the right time has arrived for us to capitalize on our assets and strengths present in the fashion and textile sector, in order to make Pakistan’s economy strong and inline with the tremendous potential that exists within us.
The faculty Mr. Gauhar Ujmal, enlightened the audience with the significance of such workshops for young fashion designers, as they provide them with hands on experience and learning from industry professionals, which is the very need in such turbulent times of the world economy.
The Organizers of the Karachi Fashion Week, Mr. Arshad Siddiqui, CEO Triple-E Pvt. Ltd, told the audience about the magnitude and scope on which the event is being planned and the core objective of business development for the entire nation’s textile sector. He also stressed upon the need to organize such events in the business hub of Pakistan, Karachi as it improvises and depicts a softer image of the country globally.

KFW Workshop was designed for prominence of the significance of professional fashion & designing education and training to individuals and small fashion houses. The main thrust of this workshop was on the industrial application of creativity which translates into the production and exports of value added garments from Pakistan.
 This workshop was part of the organizers objectives to encourage, promote and facilitate the development and growth of the fashion industry in Pakistan, make it competitive in the international market, to build on relationships with buyers and foreign designers and to promote investment in the industry. Young and emerging Fashion Designers were invited at the workshop, for learning the latest techniques of fashion designing & manufacturing.

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