How amazing it is to watch ladies coming over from different backgrounds and dressed up in unique outfits, all designed to fit their fashion needs. The world of Pakistani fashion dresses has definitely improved a lot since times when most people knew nothing about. Shalwar suit and churidars were the only dresses ladies were seen wearing to wedding while now one can easily distinguish between a 10 different types of attires all that are encouraged by the rich cultural heritage of Pakistan.
The Traditional Ensemble
From shalwar suits to gowns, a wedding is an event where can wear whatever they love to because the more the variety found there, the merrier it is. Parties and occasion are meant to celebrate in colorful attires where ladies are dolled up in either short shirts with straight pants or long frocks that beautiful drape around their bodies, giving a look that is highly elegant and graceful.
And since we did mention frocks here, this ensemble is something that an never get old. From little angels to grown up gals, from casual to formal functions, frocks can be worn and paired up with anything and everything way too easily. To dress up formally, go for a frock with embroidered bodice, short in length paired up with straight pants or if you plan to visit an office party with the higher associates, go for a much simpler and longer version of this ensemble and simply rock the show. Frock is probably one of the most creative armoire representing the rich Pakistani culture and so for the love of this outfit, here are some designer’s creations worth talking about:
1. The Shinning Beauty
This amazing floor length gown/ frock comes in a silver grey shade crafted from a net bodice that is beautifully laden with diamantes, pearls and sequins patterns attached to a flared bottom made out of silk.
Price: PKR 120,000
This gold and burnt orange beauty is definitely an ideal wear for creating the perfect and sassy formal look for you. Consisting of paneled frock that is longer from the back, this armoire is wonderfully adorned with kora, dabka and resham work simply highlighting its beauty. It comes along with raw silk trousers and embroidered duppata that ideally finishes off the right look.
Price: PKR 42,500
3. The Bridal Frock
If your into fashion, you must have been highly amused by the introduction of peplums which are actually frocks designed with a touch of modernity. Here is a short frock with embroidered bodice paired up with lehnga garnished with intricate patterns of kora and dabka topped off with a heavily embellished duppata, giving you the classic modern bridal look.
4. The Yellow Drape
For a much lighter look perfectly complimenting your summer parties, here is a yellow lemon georgette frock that beautifully drapes down your body and is wonderfully enhanced with appliqué and patterns and embellishments which adds the right amount of trendiness to it.
5. The Black Gown
This formal net frock/ gown by Deepak Perwani is definitely breathtakingly beautiful. Embellished with sequins and cut dana, this mesmerizing piece of creativity is surely the best choice for the drop-dead gorgeous look.
Price: PKR 180,000
A treat for the eyes, this serene white outfit is a charismatic blend of traditional and modern. With a bodice containing same-colored embroidery and extended organza detailing, this contemporary frock comes with plain straight pants for a look that is completely ethereal and enticing.
Price: PKR 40,000
Sassy and gorgeously put together, this taffy consists of a self printed organza frock that beautifully drops down to the floor at the back. With a keyhole and silver detailing at the back, this asymmetric dress has been perfectly coupled with cigarette pant that adds just the right amount of class and elegance to the whole look of yours.
Price: PKR 50,000
A perfect match for your high-end fashion needs, this raw silk frock measures long enough to cover your entire body gracefully. It comes with a hemline with drop finishing, neckline consisting of machine work and daman enriched with floral intricacies. The addition of beads over the arm holes and plain cigarette pants is what adds to its charm and allure.
Price: PKR 50,000
A simpler version of beautiful you, this dress by Tena Durrani comes with a printed undershirt and a shorter net pleated dress stitched to it with floral brocade appliquéd on the neckline. Pair it up with your favorite stilettos and jewels for a look that will steal the hearts away.
Price: PKR 25,000
10. Dusty Rose
This fabulous ensemble is definitely a choice of ladies that love dressing up in exquisite prints. A frock completely laden with Swarovski crystals, white floral detailing and embroidered sleeves, this spectacular attire is an ideal wear for formal occasions where you need to leave a lasting impression.
Price: PKR 40,000
11. City of Garden
Straight from the collection of HSY, this traditional churidar and frock makes the perfect pair for your mehndi function. A frock adorned with fabulous embellished patterns and colorful daman, the match made with two-toned churidar and net duppata with heavy borders is simply a treat for the eyes.
This net floor length frock comes with a spectacular flare that flows around your body like a swirl of wind. Plain undershirt with printed net, the bodice is magically laden with embroidery and the stylish sleeves make it even prettier to be adorned.
13. Believe II
From HSY collection named “Believe”, here is another attire worth aspiring for. A plain flared frock paired up with embroidered straight pants, this outfit is wonderfully chic and stylish, a choice of gals who are energetic with great fashion choices.
14. Divine Decadence
This black beauty crafted from the shinny jamawar fabric blended finely with gold hand work and professional stitching forms a floor length frock that is paired up with net duppata to style you up perfectly for formal events. Be ready to look gorgeous in an attire straight from the master himself.
Bridal armoire consisting of a short peplum styled frock coupled with heavily embellished lehnga and embroidered duppata is the trendiest way of dolling up for your big day.
16. Suit Ferozi
Plain undershirt followed up with a brilliant net frock. The short frock is marvelously finished with pearls, beads and embroidered detailing while the jacquard sharara and net duppata contribute to the stunning look of it.
Price: PKR 17,500
17. The Skin Peplum
Maria B. surely knows how to play around with shades and intricacies to create exquisite collections. Here is chiffon peplum garnished with Swarovski crystals, and sequins spray on the bodice while the daman is excellently crafted from hand work. This beauty comes with a net duppata and raw silk straight pants, making your evenings even more fun and happening.
Price: PKR 18,530
18. The Formal Frock
Straight from Maria B. latest collection, this heavily embellished and embroidered shirt frock comes laden with jaal work and crystal detailing over the neckline and sleeves, the addition of embellished belt and printed flared trouser with net duppata is a combination that will make a stellar show for you.
19. The Traditional Pishwas
Re-inventing the traditional bridal look spruced up in pishwas and churidar, Maria B. introduces this ferozi and blue, double toned frock the goes down to the feet, covering every inch from front to back with unique and exciting embroidery. The addition of fabricated border and embroidered duppata is just enough to make you shine out of the crowd.[/listing]
20. The Blue Beauty
Here is another wonderfully created frock consisting of embroidered panels with the addition of embellished motifs, embellished Dhaka pajama and beige duppata that contributes to the ideal mehndi look for the ladies out there, its chic and happening so dare to amuse you with this brilliant piece of creation.
21. Lilac Peplum
This super cute ensemble features a subtly colored short frock decorated with zari work incorporated with sequins and thread embroidery all over. The jaal work running all over the dress compliments the heavy neckline while the silk cigarette pants make the perfect pair with it.
Price: PKR 70,000
22. The Green Chiffon Dress
Made from pure chiffon and designed into a single shoulder frock that goes down to the knees, this dress has one shoulder strap with gold detailing and is coupled with green straight pants for a look that finds the perfect balance between the two worlds of the east and west.
Price: PKR 50,000
23. Crepe Silk Armoire
Why dress up boring and dull when you can doll up in Asim Jofa’s wonder creation? Here is a short length digitally printed frock made available in mint green and yellow colors, paired up with printed trousers with hemline brightened up with embellished buttons. It comes with a crinkle chiffon duppata to give you a look that is elegant, graceful and super comfortable.
Price: PKR 7,995
24. The Purple Ensemble
A net shirt adorned with gotta and zari work teamed up with embellished trouser and a beautiful embroidered green duppata, a dress like this speaks loud of femininity, class and style.
Price: PKR 14,945
25. Navy Blue off The Shoulder
Be bold enough to dazzle in this western styled off the shoulder navy blue frock that comes emblazing with gold dori, sequins and appliqué detailing matched with embroidered trousers that adds a tiny bit hint of traditional to it. Its bold yet gracefully beautiful!
Price: PKR 45,000
This sleeveless beauty comes in a fresh shade of yellow with floral embroidery adding to its rich look and perfectly coupled with plazzo bedecked with off-white and ferozi motifs. Behold ladies for a look that is rich and happening!
Price: PKR 20,500
27. Kaali Raat
Finding a harmonious synchronization between the western cuts and eastern craftsmanship, this kali raat consists of a short net frock dazzling with Swarovski crystals, zardozi and thread work featured with a 3D floral belt and lace pants. For gals who wish to dress up exquisitely, do not miss out on this ensemble.
Price: PKR 55,000
28. Hisht Bahisht
Get ready to strike a pose in this green armoire by Fahad Hussayn that comes together with a chiffon frock emblazing with Swarovski crystals, zardozi hand work and thread detailing. The floral embellished belt and heavy neckline teamed with lace pants is a stunner for sure.
This off-white linen drape may look serene and exquisite, but once you wish to adorn it, you’ll be stunning like a fashionista all set to rock the event. This frock drops down to the floor with an embellished bird sitting under the neckline while the daman containing massive flares is bedecked with beautiful embroidery.
Price: PKR 22,500
Get ready to be surprised by this ethereal and enticing frock the touches the floor with its wondrous flares. It’s completely laden with embellished floral motifs and jaal work that is what makes this ensemble a hot choice for formal evenings.
31. The Energetic Yellow
It’s fresh and full of energy all ready to add more colors to your mehndi function, here is short peplum styled frock decorated with embellishments and embroidery, a belt that compliments the whole traditional look and gotta featured sharara with net sequined duppata, this outfit by Sania Maskatiya is magical and mesmeric for sure.
Price: PKR 230,000
32. Zardozi worked longed dress
Crafted on tissue fabric, this long frock pleated beautiful comes with an embroidered neckline topped off with chann duppata is ideal for evenings that create happy memories.
Price: PKR 71,000
33. The Bridal peplum
Featuring aari work and zardozi patterns, this bridal peplum is coupled with net chann lehnga and embellished duppata for a look that is surreal and enticing.
34. Angrakha styled frock
An ensemble that striking to the very core, this heavily embroidered angrakha style frock is paired up with velvet zardozi worked booti lehnga and jamawar stole giving you a rich look just like that of a royalty.
35. The Kamdani frock
Presenting a fashion ensemble, western attire emblazed with eastern kamdani work with a neckline laden with pearls and crystals, this frock goes down to the knees graced with straight pant that give your stories a happy ending.
Price: PKR 71,000
36. Royal Amour
Contain your timeless beauty with this navy blue short peplum with a bodice garnished with pearls and kora dabka running down the front. The colorful floral embroidery along the daman adds to the preppy look while the color coordinated duppata and jamawar pants is ideal for any formal occasion.
Price: PKR 68,500
37. Salmon pink angrakha
Amuse your traditional maestro with this salmon pink angrakha styled frock adorned with embellishments and intricate patterns coupled with embroidered pants and sequined net duppata and get ready to strike a pose with style!
Price: PKR 58,500
38. Magenta Quartz
Thrilling and mesmerizing, be fascinated with this magenta velvety frock with a beautifully embroidered neckline color coordinated with embroidered pants for a bold look that is catching to the eyes.
Price: PKR 52,500
39. Mellow Yellow
Say hello to a fresh beginning with this wonderfully flared yellow silhouette with embroidered motifs running down the shoulders, a hemline decorated with metallic buttons, bell bottom sleeves and embroidered trousers, a stunning fusion between your favorite looks.
Price: PKR 32,000
40. Emerald green and Coral
This traditional piece is inspired from the beauty of nature, subtly laden with kora and dabka patterns encrusted with gotta and kundan intricacies. It comes along with a flared lehnga and coral pink duppata completing off the sassy look for the evening.
41. Melon Pink Symphony
Stunning melon pink peplum decorated with kora and dabka work and sleeves highlighted with embellishments. Paired up with a jamwar lehnga and net sequined duppata, this traditional beauty is enticing and magical.
Fun with traditional wears
Pakistan is a country with a rich heritage, a culture that dates back to the Indian sub-continent is filled with vibrant traditions and colors. Frocks have always made an important part of our celebrations and over time, the population has seen a drastic change in this style where new additions have been made to it that compliment the wave of time. From peplums to pleated frocks, from floor length gowns to angrakha style short frocks, this style will always be a major part of our celebrations, dressing you up in the most beautiful ways possible.