Anhad is the new multi-designer store at DLF Place, Saket, which brings the best of Pakistani fashion to New Delhi. The brainchild of Kiran Chaudhary and Shabana Khan, Anhad hand-picks for the capital’s discerning clientèle collections by Pakistani designers that exude quality and style. Here’s a look at some of the current designer wear available at Anhad.
Faraz Manan is highly sought after in Pakistan for couture, bridal wear, luxury prêt and lawn due to his exclusive glamorous designs and extravagant campaigns. Already having hosted several of Manan’s sold-out exhibitions in Delhi, the founders of Anhad are looking forward to cater to his fan following in India.
Though relatively new, Sapphire has quickly become one of the finest and most sought after high street apparel brands. Established in 2014, the label combines 100% pure fabric with gorgeous designs. High-quality daily wear, party wear, formal wear, silk tunics and scarves are among the standard offerings by the label, with new stitched and unstitched designs coming in every few weeks. Sapphire works with cambric, cotton and silk to create unique and delicately detailed pieces with interesting patterns, colour palettes, embroidery and embellishments.
Elan by Khadijah Shah
Since its establishment in 2006, Élan has catered to women with individual taste and an eye for international fashion. Never typical, Élan outfits are made to be worn by women of any age or body type, for the brand specialises in creating real, accessible clothes that feel fantastic and have stunning styles. Elan offers outfits with timeless beauty and elegance that will last season after season. Shah creates a range of modern to traditional styles, all adorned with elegant embellishing.
The alluring and exclusive fashion house founded by mother-daughter duo Farida Hasan and Khuban Omer Khan, focuses on femininity and modern elegance. Their demure sophisticated collection offers romantic aesthetics with its reliance on chiffon, cotton silk nets, shimmering organza, and lace. The brand is known for its luxury formal and bridal wear.
Other designers whose clothes you can shop for at Anhad include Sania Maskatiya, Khaadi, Sahar Atif, Zainab Salman, Zarmisha Dar, Ramira, Teena by Hina Butt, Daaman, Silk by Fawad Khan, and Saira Shakira.