In Pakistan there is a diversity of outfits but you always opt for a better one. We considered the best quality and the manufacturing including all glamour and beauty. Every woman wants to be a perfect lady. She has been always eager to know the new fashion around her.
Ahsen Khan is a new designer of Fashion Industry. Recently he introduces his prêt line named as “Ahsen Clothing Store” and While talking to The News Tribe, he was like:
The News Tribe: Tell me something no one knows about you?
Ahsen Khan: To be honest I am an open book who does not need to be read. I am a simple guy with high ambitions to stand out among the crowd. I am very down to earth.
The News Tribe: When and how you ventured into fashion industry?
Ahsen Khan: I always wanted to design clothes for a special one’s that make them prettier. I’m always fond of good designs that suits on people. Mostly woman in our country always use to wear a traditional dresses. According to that I’m going to launch my prêt in traditional and most common way.
The News Tribe: Did you have any formal training in fashion designing?
Ahsen Khan: Basically I don’t have any formal qualification in fashion designing. Designing clothes has always been my hobby. I am a business student and addicted to fashion in early age. I introduce my designs in fashion industry five years back, when very few people know about the real fashion sense. Now in this era people have sense of fashion, they know how to wear and what they have to adopt the fashion. They are much concerned about colors, cuts, each and everything.
The News Tribe: Why do this profession appeals to you so much?
Ahsen Khan: Anything in which you have interest appeals to you no matter how boring it looks to others. This profession is considered to be female oriented but nowadays this thought has been changed courtesy some great male fashion designers.
The News Tribe: Any lessons learnt the hard way?
Ahsen Khan: Life is a game of continuous learning. I just have five years experience in this field. Even at this level, it feels like that I am a starter for whom it’s just a beginning and there is a lot to learn in the future. One should never stop trying and learning from mistakes. Time is a great teacher and experiences make a person perfect.
The News Tribe: What are the trends of exhibition at start of summer and spring season?
Ahsen Khan: People prefer to wear light colors yet stylish clothes. The trend this summer is a lot like last year. The trend remains more or less same in summer or spring. People are much like to wear long shirts with pants or trousers. There seems a great variety in fahion scene, nothing is ignored long flared shirts, Small tunics, trousers, and Bell bottoms are all in. Especially girls love to wear chori dar pjama with the elegant long shirts. It depends how you can design for yourself. I received a variety of orders in which mostly customers love to wear a comfortable dress.
The News Tribe: How people immediately identify your work as an “AHSEN’S” projects?
Ahsen Khan: My name is my signature for my clients. Action speaks louder than words. My stylish and trendy work is my identity.
The News Tribe: What is the characteristic you most condemn in yourself and in others?
Ahsen Khan: My anger is my weakness. I tend to be short tempered at times but cool off within seconds. My anger is just for my close friends and family and not my clients’ as for others, I hate lies.
The News Tribe: What do you fail to understand about the opposite sex?
Ahsen Khan: Girls are mystery which no one has understood and I am afraid no one will ever understand. I am sure all the guys will agree with me on this thought. ☺
The News Tribe: Any fashion advice for Pakistani woman?
Ahsen Khan: Pakistani women are very bright and very conscious about their dressing. They very well know what’s in and what’s out in the fashion industry. All the girls are blessed with fashion sense. My only advice to them will be to wear clothes which make them feel young and comfortable. It’s not necessary that the current fashion will always suite them. Designer clothes do not guarantee the look you desire. Any cloth whether expensive or cheap depends on how u stitches it or carries it.
The News Tribe: How do you see the Pakistan fashion scene?
Ahsen Khan: Pakistan fashion industry has become one of the fastest growing industries. Many talented designers are working hard to promote Pakistani fashion all over the world. I must say we are competing best with others. Our traditional and trendy chic in outfits is much liked all over the world.
The News Tribe: How would you describe the ideal woman?
Ahsen Khan: My ideal woman need not to be very beautiful but she must be rich at heart! It should be the personality that she should have to capture my heart. At the same time she should be educated.
The News Tribe: What do you regard as your utmost achievement?
Ahsen Khan: My biggest achievement till date would be the name that I have been able to establish in the fashion industry. Moreover my outfits that are much admired by people. The real achievement is when you win the hearts of people by your work. By the grace of Allah Almighty I have done it.
The News Tribe: What is the price of success?
Ahsen Khan: Hard work is the only key to success. I had to balance my studies along with my work.
The News Tribe: Tell me something about your forthcoming projects
Ahsen Khan: My new prêt line is ready to mark the fashion industry on Eid ul Fitr. I’m going to launch new designs in market that hopefully liked by people. There is also planning to open my outlets in other big cities as well small cities.