To Celebrate the upcoming Pakistan and India 75th Anniversary, Riwayat, the critically-acclaimed global fashion production house and founder of Pakistan Fashion Week London, Riwayat, will be bringing a two-day fashion showcase to the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on Saturday June 11th and Sunday June 12, 2022 Called “Lifestyle Toronto” this two-day extravaganza is an extension of Pakistan Fashion Week London where up to 60 accomplished and emerging fashion designers from Pakistan, India Bangladesh other countries will be flying in, for 2 grand runway shows. Here are the full details, and tix info on what is going to be the fashion event of the summer.
This is the first time that Riwayat will be holding their fashion showcase in Toronto and promise to be a superbly stylish event. With their previous Lifestyle series in London being sold out showstoppers, adding Toronto to this list is part of Riwayat’s mission to spread the awareness and appreciation of the beauty of South Asian couturiers and artisans.
Riwayat which means ‘tradition’ has been showcasing the best textile and fashion from Pakistan and India to new audiences across Europe for nine years. Their flagship event Pakistan Fashion Week London has presented hundreds of designers to the western market in iconic central London venues as well as in Prague, Rome, Geneva, Karachi, Lahore, Multan with Toronto being the latest addition to their ever-increasing and prestigious global roster. With such media partners such as BBC and notable leaders in the Asian press space, Riwayat is prepared to showcase South Asian incredible vast fashion industry to the world.
Riwayat’s Founder & CEO Adnan Ansari emphasizes the common thread fashion has across all communities, “Fashion has no boundaries” I always say fashion is not limited to any race, class, nation, community or even and gender, fashion is for everyone!
Lifestyle Toronto will present a breathtaking collection of South Asia’s creative expertise to the watching world. And will bring together the best emerging and established designers through three dramatic catwalk shows over two days in Toronto
Saturday And Sunday Exhibition During the Day: Check out the incredible array of South Asianfashion, jewelry, accessories, beauty, health, fitness, art, travel, food and houseware, during their exhibition over the weekend. Attendance is free, all you need to do is REGISTER HERE.
Saturday And Sunday Evening Fashion Shows: Check out all the fabulous Pakistani designers on the runway featuring up to 60 accomplished and emerging designers. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS HERE.
In addition, Riwayat will provide:
· The only trade orientated fashion week to provide designers the opportunity to sell their collections through a busy Toronto exhibition.
· Extensive pre-event marketing through social media, ARY Family TV and the fashion press.
· Special stream for influencers and bloggers taking the message of the event to a massive new audience.
Lifestyle Toronto will extend the platform of PFW London, enhancing its’ appeal to a full South Asian market which will give a heightened platform to designers from across Asia interested in presenting their collections on an international stage.
Fashion Designers Mohsin Naveed Ranjha, Hamna Amir Designer Jewelry, Purple Haze Pret Studio, Gogi By Hassan Riaz, Samsara By Khadija Batool, Komal Nassir, Mohiuddin Abbasi, WANIYA by Mehr Azam, Ahmed Bham, Faiza Saqlain, Moazzam Hussain Abbasi. and Sonia K Mahajan
One of Pakistan’s leading models Fouzia Aman will also be walking the ramp.
Check out the website and get full ticket info right here! www.riwayat.events