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From Karachi, With Love | Part II

— Amidst a Pandemic (Part II: March – May 2020)  By the end of February, countries around the world had become aware of the coronavirus as it had widely affected most parts of Asia, especially China and its neighbouring cities including Hong Kong, Singapore, etc. It hadn’t reached Pakistan at this point, so we were all still going about our daily lives as usual; without … Continue reading From Karachi, With Love | Part II

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Journeying Into Zero-Waste

In a developing country like Pakistan where awareness around environmental impacts and sustainability is low, a majority of the population doesn’t think twice about what they consume and throw in their rubbish bins. In Karachi alone (the world’s third largest city!), it is estimated that an average 13,000 tonnes of solid waste is generated everyday, while “bureaucratic hurdles, lack of urban planning and inadequate waste … Continue reading Journeying Into Zero-Waste

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The Ethical Dilemma: What’s More Sustainable?

Originally written & published for Luxiders Magazine, Print Issue #3, Berlin. The fashion supply chain is incredibly complex, involving approximately 75 million workers, as well as tonnes of crops, water and chemicals. In order to shop mindfully, it’s important to choose brands that are transparent, so that you know where the garment was made, by whom, under conditions and with which material. In an industry that … Continue reading The Ethical Dilemma: What’s More Sustainable?

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Eco-Fashion: Runways & Awards

Originally written & published for Luxiders Magazine, Berlin. Read here. In the midst of Spring/Summer 2020 fashion weeks, we take a moment to look at the other end of the spectrum, at eco-fashion runways. With countless new luxury collections showcased during the two most important times of the fashion calendar (FW/SS), it’s important to slow down and consider alternatives that are not only good for business, but … Continue reading Eco-Fashion: Runways & Awards

Style | Summer In Seoul

Top three vacay looks. Denim on Denim Black button-down shirt with necktie, distressed + flared denim jeans, denim jacket, mom’s black slip-ons and embellished Gucci sunglasses. Red Bubblegum Cold-shoulder knit sweater with midi button-down skirt, Adidas sneakers and (unknown)  sunglasses. Citrus Zest Tie-front crop top with midi skirt, brown loafers, cheetah print clutch and gold accessories.   Continue reading Style | Summer In Seoul

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Seoul-Searching | Korea

— Seoul, South Korea A belated visual diary of my holiday in Seoul this June, a spectacular city with so much positive energy and tons to see, do, eat & enjoy! Would definitely revisit. Dining Significant Sights Gyeongbokgung Palace Local Temple Bukchon Hanok Village Starfield Library Shopping & Street Food 감사합니다, kamsahamnida, thank you Seoul! (Featured image by Saveliy Bobov via Unsplash) Continue reading Seoul-Searching | Korea