Bridal Couture Week: The Gold Edition 2016 - Day 3


Sultana Siddiqui President Hum Network 

Pakistan witnessed one of the most anticipated fashion shows, Bridal Couture Week – The Gold Edition. The dynamic team at Hum Network managed the mega fashion event. As always Bridal Couture Week left its audience stunned with its majestic stage, uniquely set for a one of kind fashion show. Much like every year Bridal Couture Week showcases not only some of the biggest designers but also welcomes the aspiring designers with great talent both domestically and internationally.

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The 3rd Day showcased a fantastic line up of designers starting with Nickie Nina, Rang Ja, Emraan Rajput, Aisha Imran, Asifa & Nabeel, Amir Adnan, Sonya Batla and the Grand Couturiers. The Grand Courtiers included Zara Shahjehan, Kamiar Rokni, Shamael Ansari, Shehrazad, Sania & Umair, Nida Azwer, Umer Sayeed and Elaan.

BCW had some of the biggest super models participate this year from the likes of Nadia Hussain, Sunita Marshal, Fouzai Aman, Areeba Habib, Cybil Chaudry, Nooray Bhatti, Rizwan Ali, Abbas Jafffery, Omer Shehzad amongst even some internally acclaimed models.

 BCW known for its stars, hosted an amazing line up of showstoppers; Zahid Ahmed, Yasir Mazhar, Agha Ali and Sammi Khan walked the ramp for Emraan Rajpoot while Sana Javed walked the stage for Asifa and Nabeel and Junaid Khan walked the ramp for Rang Ja. Amir Adnan had an ensemble of superstars including Azfar Rehman, Irfan Khan, George Fulton, Noor Hassan, Fahad Mirza, Aijaz Aslam, Wiqar Ali Khan, Moamer Rana, Shehzad Shiekh, Ali Safina, Javaid Shiekh, Ahsan Khan, Adnan Siddiqui, Sarwat Gillani, Hira Tareen, Fia Khan and Eshal. Sonya Batlya Humayoun Sayeed, Sohai Ali Abro, Dr. Jawwad and Mussarat Misbah closed the show for Sonya Batla.

Hair & make up was handled by the team at Nabilas and N-Gents while the choreography and event direction was beautifully executed by Ketan Bhatia and jewelry by Hamna Amir.

 The PR was handled by Hasan Rizvi from BodyBeat Events & PR as well as the PR department at Hum Network. The official photographers are Haris Usmani, Ahsan Qureshi, and Kashif Rashid.


Bridal Couture Week is one the highest profile fashion events to hit the nation. BCW enjoys the privilege of hosting bridal weeks in both Karachi and Lahore every year. Sultana Siddiqui (President Hum Network) comments on BCW, “It has always been our core objective to highlight the positive attributes of Pakistan. With the participation of the fashion pioneers and so much immense talent platforms like BCW are the future."


Nickie Nina:

The collection incorporates the signature style of NickieNina, the versatility of which weaves into the workmanship. A vast range of techniques, fabrics and colors are all aligned in the form of a dialogue. Silk, jamawar, organza and velvets have been joined with thread and zardozi.  They have used traditional techniques such as zari work, balochi taankas and resham work, fused with modern techniques like crystal work. This amalgamation of traditional with the modern can also be seen in their color palette, where they have used conventional reds and maroons and also a range of modern pastels.

Mela by RangJa:

 RangJa brings you a wardrobe full of exquisite patterns and a bold look with a power dose of colour. The collection "MELA" is a perfect amalgamation of fun and vibrant tones, ethnic cuts and exuberant styles depicting the festive celebration with its perfect sense of enthusiasm and excitement.

The Royal Raj by Emraan Rajput: 

Emraan Rajput presents "The Royal Raj". With his new collection he aims to bring the royalty back in bridal menswear. The collection is an embodiment of eastern luxury featuring motifs from the Mughal Era. Emraan Rajput has tapped into the royal history of the sub-continent and brought back the silhouette that compliments the royal event that a wedding is supposed to be. The Emraan Rajput groom exudes luxury but at the same time sticks to his eastern roots, so the result is a representation of the eastern aesthetic at its best.

Aisha Imran:

 The collection for BCW is unique down to the smallest details from an electric mix of handicraft lehngas, ghararas and full gowns to eastern silhouettes that truly represent our culture and eastern traditions. The palette is inspired by the festive colours to adhere to all sorts of aesthetic needs of potential consumers."My work celebrates a woman’s grace and persona offering premium, stylish and on trend options for every occasion and lifestyle"

Lavender fields by Asifa & Nabeel: 

Asifa & Nabeel’s Collection named “Lavender fields” draws inspiration from the beautiful lavender, tracing it from John Knight’s poem. The collection showcases the romance of pale bluish-purple hue and the fragile slender form of lavendula.

Ceremony Collection by Amir Adnan: 

Representing threads of history and monarchy, Amir Adnan is showcasing his “Ceremony Collection” at Bridal Couture Week 2016. The collection encapsulates statement jackets and sherwanis paired with Jodhpur-eque pajamas and gathered, tucked and rumpled luxurious shalwars. The collection is a tasteful ode to classical tailoring and royal romance that is communicated through its bright game of tones. Amir Adnan's collection is sure to set the stage ablaze with extravagant yet trendy pieces made with intricate gold embroidery and bold baroque style."


 As a final flourish to celebrate the most prominent designers of our industry, we are paying a special tribute to a handful of senior designers who are showcasing two definitive ensembles each in a special cameo display. Elan, Nida Azwer, Sania Maskatiya, Shamaeel Ansari, Sherezad, The House of Kamiar Rokni, Umar Sayeed and Zara Shahjahan.

Sonya Batla: 

The Sonya Battla Label is known for its intricate hand worked embellishments and pure simplistic design silhouettes. In their debut collection for BCW, they are celebrating feminism and its delicate nuances. Executed in chiffon, silk, nets and jamawar, it is fusion couture meets bridal, east meets west line. 


Bridal Couture Week – The Gold Edition is co-sponsored by Nestle Everyday, associate sponsor TUC, refreshed by Pepsi Co., supporting sponsor Cake Rusk, fragrance partner J., transport partner Careem, Food Partner Pizza Hut, Make Up partner No Make Up by Nabilas and official radio partner FM106.2.



  1. lovely post

  2. Oh very great event the dresses are wonderful


    1. Yes Sakuranko, all the dresses were beautiful :) Thanks for your lovely feedback <3

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