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Pakistan Fashion Week 2018: From #MeToo to Jinnah’s Pakistan; Day 1 addresses social issues

Defying the diktats, the runway saw 'real-life' models that included plus size beauties, a differently-abled person and the elderly who proved that beauty comes in all sizes and forms. Catch the highlights here.

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Pakistan Fashion Week that is underway in Karachi started with a host of progressive ideas and social issues that the designers addressed and shared through their collections. Defying the diktats, the runway saw 'real-life' models that included plus size beauties, a differently-abled person and the elderly who proved that beauty comes in all sizes and forms. Catch the highlights of Maheen Khan, Hassan Riaz, Boheme Kanwal and other collections on the ramp. 

Ace designer Maheen Khan's 'Liberation' collection was complete with brief yet thought-provoking statements on net neutrality, Jinnah's Pakistan, #MeToo, and water crisis. (Source: AP)

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The designer's brand Gulabo is seeped in modern culture and included truck art motifs and patterns that portrayed Khan's love for her country. (Source: AP)

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A model sashays down the ramp in a creation by Pakistani designer Hassan Riaz during the Fashion Pakistan Week, Spring/Summer in Karachi, Pakistan. (Source: AP)

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A model is draped in a white mesh piece from designer Hassan Riaz's collection. Protesting against child labour and abuse, the designer gave out a strong message through his collection. (Source: AP)

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Debutante designer Cheena Chhapra introduced her collection 'Revivalist' and it was displayed by 'real-life' models, unrestrained by the chains of size and age. (Source: AP)

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A model presents a creation by Pakistani designer Rozina Munib during the Fashion Pakistan Week Spring/Summer in Karachi. (Source: AP)

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A model looks lovely clad in a white anarkali with a burgundy dupatta from designer Rozina Munib's collection. (Source: AP)

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Pakistani designer Boheme Kanwal presents a stunning voluminous fusion piece with a tasselled border. (Source: AP)

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A model displays a gorgeous piece from Rozina Munib's collection and the ankle-high ruffle sleeves of the cold shoulder burgundy top is a show-stealer. Paired with a bodycon red and gold printed skirt, the model's look is arresting. (Source: AP)

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Designer Huma Adnan opts for a comparatively muted palette in subtle hues of blue. (Source: AP)