Zainab Chottani Reviving Traditions Through Her New Festive Collection “Aangan”

If you are into Pakistani luxurious fashion scene, Zainal Chottani’s name wouldn’t be a new thing for you. Through her penchant for picking aesthetic designs to innovative concepts, her collections of beautiful festive attires and opulent ready-to-wear pret – casual and formal alike- and haute couture assortment are a thing to behold.

Zainab Chottani’s New Collection “Aangan”

Being in the fashion world since 1999, Zainab Chottani has years of experience working in Pakistan, Dubai, London, USA, and other countries. This winter season,  she is yet again back with her latest festive collection 2018 by the name of Aangan. The concept borne by her this time is reviving our traditions, which according to me is as intriguing as it is novel.

With the elaborated Gota work and beautiful artisan at the hands of the designer is a new step towards getting back to our roots through her work.  The vibrant colors that she has chosen are yet another example of her great taste in magnificent and extravagant craftmanship.

Another interesting thing is that she introduced with this collection are theatrical Pakistani names to her dress pieces like Sehar, Mehr, Perayaan, Kyra, and others.

Aangan- The nostalgia of old worlds and heirlooms

Now getting to her designs; this year her work is actually diversified, from Anarkali frocks to Ghararas, she has it all for almost every wedding function. That’s why we can safely assume that it’s definitely going to suit the style of most of the people.

Seeing her festive attire like Perayaan –that is composed of a burnt orange shirt with Gota, Kundan, and Dabka embellishments. black Banarsi Gharara and mustard Mehsuri dupatta- is perfect for a party dress. Similarly, another dress piece completely appropriate for a Mayun event is Sahar. The cobalt blue shirt has Kora Dabka work, along with embroidered motifs in colorful threadwork. Moreover, the yellow Banarsi Sharara with hot pink organza dupatta is yet again another show of her artistic creativity.

Hunia Yousuf is a medical (MBBS) student and a psychiatry aspirant. She is a self proclaimed extroverted-introvert. While casually reading (more like breathing) fiction, she learnt to generate characters of her own and weave them into a plot for her own pleasure.

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