Earthquakes in Pakistan; a personal insight and things to/not to do.


A view of a roadblock caused by a landslide in Gilgit-Baltistan region. -Photo courtesy Hussain Nagri

A view of a roadblock caused by a landslide in Gilgit-Baltistan region. – Photo courtesy Hussain Nagri

On 08th October 2005, I was taking my SAT exam at Avari Hotel Lahore, Pakistan, when suddenly the hall started shaking ferociously.

The magnificent glass chandeliers above us moved from left to right, the tables started crackling and frantic eyes of 100 plus students and supervisors in the hall spoke of nothing but sheer fear. Fear of dying in a concrete box amidst floors above and below us in this five star hotel. Continue reading

SPECTRE, all set to release in Pakistan!

SPECTRE, the latest James Bond film, will open in cinemas across Pakistan on the same day as its US release on 6 November, 2015.

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The film is the 24th in the 007 franchise, and the fourth to see Daniel Craig take on the role of the MI6 agent. He will be joined in the cast by Ralph Fiennes and Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, David Bautista and Monica Bellucci. Continue reading

I am not fair but can I still be lovely?

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There are certain stories that are very close to our hearts and of course quiet a touchy subject. Complexion of my skin is definitely one of those. I am not fair but can I still be lovely? Let’s see… :)

I am a 27 year old authentic desi girl from Pakistan injected with a high drama quotient and annoying zest for life. Below is a quick insight into my battle with my complexion, the intricate situations I faced while growing up and how I eventually made peace with the colour of my skin. Continue reading

Sana Safinaz – Launch of Largest Store in Lahore, Pakistan

Summers have officially arrived! The sun is shining a bit too much, days are super long and all you see is the Aunty Police rushing to the next big fashion stores in search of something new and different. Something that beats the heat and lets you stand out of the crowd!

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Sana Safinaz Flagship Store Z Block, DHA Lahore.

I was invited to the launch of Sana Safinaz’s new flagship store at premium location of Z Block, DHA Lahore (opposite YUM restaurant) on 15th May 2015. The store showcases a wide variety of elegant yet trendy ready to wear casuals, formals, unstitched fabric and accessories range. Continue reading

Elan Luxury Lawn Launch 2015


Hello my lovelies!!!

I was invited to a special preview of Elan Luxury Lawn at Avari Lahore on 18th March 2015.

The preview comprised of a spectacular fashion presentation where models wore beautiful Elan outfits, soulful tunes being sung by Jimmy Khan, well-laid snacks tables and huge frames flamboyantly presenting the lawn designs. If you live in Pakistan with over 9 months of extreme summer then you just entered your chocolate factory ladies!




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Oscars 2015 – Fashion Roundup!

Jared Leto poses on red carpet_getty imagesThe world around us is changing at a fast pace. Most of the men and women I know, do not take Vogue and GQ as their fashion bibles. Individuals, today dress up to accentuate their bodies in the best possible manner instead of blindly following every new trend.

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Oscars need no introduction. Perhaps the most coveted night in Hollywood where all the film fraternity gathers to celebrate the movies magic while the world examines their attires among other things. Interesting I must say! 😉

This year there was no Ellen DeGeneres SELFIEE or a pizza delivery so we shall move our focus right back to fashion! Continue reading

7 Welcome to London – Workshop and Movie Screening

Hello all you beautiful people!

First of all, I am extremely sorry for my LONG silence. Lots going on but more about that later! :)

Alrighti so I went to a workshop by Asad Shan followed by the screening of his maiden venture, ‘7 Welcome to London’ at FiLUMS Festival hosted by the Lahore University of Management Sciences on Saturday, 14th February 2015. (Yeah I know! No better plans…)


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Easy Thai Red Chicken Curry

2011-06-20-Thai-FoodVariety is the spice of life, someone once said! For a change, I decided to stay at home instead of going to a fancy Thai restaurant and get my cooking skills into action. Just so you know, I cook as frequently as the sun shines in UK. 😉

Thai Red Chicken Curry is very easy to make! I discovered this amazing recipe at a friend’s dinner in London. Since then, I cant seem to get enough of it! But that’s my relationship with every thing that is edible…FOODIE FOREVER! 😉


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Barry M Gelly Nail Paints Review – My Spring Nails!



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I have a massive problem with naked nails. Yes! That’s what I feel nails without nail colours look like. :)

Well-maintained and well-presented (yes, I said it) nails are as important to me as men’s matching shoes and belts to most women.

Barry M Gelly Nail colours are a delight. They have a range of fresh colours that would rock your spring nails manifold. Continue reading