3 –Day Pre-Ramazan Exhibition: For all the women of strength

Karachi, June 2, 2016: As the city prepares for Ramazan, the Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (South) Karachi in collaboration with Zamzama Mall presents a 3-day pre-Ramazan exhibition celebrating women of strength and their entrepreneurial spirit. The exhibition was opened by the chief guest Shanaz Ramzi CEO of STARLINKS PR & Events. 

The exhibitors included Farida Qureshi, KHAIS comfort quilts by Shakila Rizvi, Rili by Shanaz Batawala, Khamta by Ghazala Saifi, U&I by Aneesa Unus, Nagmana Rao, Filigree by Fauzia Essa, , Farhat Tahir, Rivaaj by Azra Ashfaq, Crystal Lake by Uzma Mujeeb, Hami’s collection by Humaira, House of BB by Bissma Badar, and RLCC. What set this exhibition apart from similar events was the fact that each of the exhibitors used the expertise of local woman artisans as a way of preserving the traditional crafts and to provide a mean to these women to help support their households.


The various clothes, quilts, handicrafts and jewellery on display were greatly appreciated by the people who visited the exhibition on the inaugural day. The exhibition runs till June 3, 2016.




Shafaq Habib unveils latest jewellery collection with polki diamonds in Islamabad ​

Islamabad, June 2, 2016: Veteran jewellery designer and entrepreneur Shafaq Habib exhibited her latest collection incorporating polki diamonds and unique gemstones set in 22- karat gold, at an exhibition here, held yesterday.

Ms Habib is known for her unique fusion of eastern aesthetics with western elements inspired from her travels around the world. From her flagship store and studio in Lahore, Shafaq produces designs that use traditional forms but often also utilize non-traditional combinations of gemstones.

All the designs exhibited were one-a-kind and were greatly appreciated by the guests attending the exhibition. As always, Habib showcased her brilliant designs inspired by her various travels across Europe, the Far East, Middle East, Iran, Turkey and Central Asia. The visitors were highly impressed by the unique fusion and flawless blending of various aesthetic styles, that her regular clients refer to as signature ‘Shafaq’.