I have been trying to understand why it is so easy to dream
and much easier to procrastinate.
Life is like the sky is at basant
Colorful. Vibrant. Full of itself.
Each kite hung in the museum of temporary sentiments through a thread covered in crushed glass. Continue reading Kites Lost in the Sky Have to Fall Down
I think its very difficult to find good printed shirts in Pakistan. Everything is so mundane and monotonous so its like going the extra mile to find clothing items to just feel good, you know?
So I am very excited to introduce you guys to the brand Manstream in Pakistan that sells the most quirky clothing. Have a look at my top picks from their summer 2018 collection below. Continue reading Manstream S/S’18 Shirts Collection – My Top Pics
The sanctity of a rupee lies in the mosque that resides on the coin.
For some, heads up,
For some, heads down.
Continue reading mosques inside coins inside hands outside our lives
I have doubted the significance of truth in my body by being in the toilet of my medical college
I have inhaled the truth of the boys and men – who are too afraid to be themselves –
in the smoke of their cigarette. Continue reading The Boys Who Smoke in Bathrooms
Hurt is easy to come by
it can be a relative asking about a future
(can anyone really know that though?)
or it can be the rose bush going dry
(in springtime!). Continue reading Birds You Do Not Feed, On The Rooftop of Your Smog-lit Life
At lunch in my friend’s big white ivy walled house
my friend’s dad says, the wheat in their land is white,
I tell him, ours is red
he says theirs is the better kind. Continue reading Wheat – A Poem
“Mainly, tears are composed of water, salts, antibodies and lysozymes (antibacterial enzymes).”*
Continue reading We don’t cry enough. We feel too much.
In a country like Japan, which has always been neatly tied to its cultural values of integrity and decorum, a new style of sequential art, popularly known as “manga”, transcended all social and economic barriers with-in the vicinity of the country and worldwide. It pushed the limits for what was taboo and influenced self acceptance and self expression among the youth. So much so, that every aspect of present day Japanese pop culture, can be traced back to the industrial complex that is Manga.
Hence, Republic by Omar Farooq chose to seek inspiration from this world and the streetstyle scene that it ultimately influenced in the streets of present day Tokyo. Republic Mens Wear aims to push the invisible barriers that limit the self expression of Pakistani men and spark a new movement of self acceptance. Continue reading Photo Diary: Republic at PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2018
I received the above jeans in my mail a couple of weeks ago and have been obsessed with Mahnoor Iqbal’s label Jeanette.
She is a student at NUST who likes to paint. She has taken her hobby to a new level by painting denim. While it isn’t easy to find printed denim in stores in Pakistan, I think Mahnoor is catering to the niche of this trend and I really do hope she succeeds.
If you’re looking for hand painted denim in Pakistan, you can contact her on facebook at her page which is linked here.