Fashion Designers Nickie and Nina are two sisters based
in Lahore. They work with a variety of fabrics and combine two or more textures
in a single garment with an innovative touch. Similarly, they mix bright and
subtle hues in a unique fusion of colour displaying a fine-tuned aesthetic
sense. Wasli, karchob, zardozi, silk threads, precious and semi-precious stones
are used in fascinating combinations to create unusual and distinctive garments.
They started their luxury brand in the year 2000 with the
critically acclaimed millennium show in Lahore, Pakistan, the success of which
brought with it an unprecedented amount of glitz and glamour. That year, Nickie
and Nina were invited to attend the MTV Awards in Delhi to showcase at a group under the aegis of
Fashion TV International, in Bombay.
They held exclusive fashion shows in 2001, 2002 and 2003 in Pakistan and abroad. Their new collections were showcased in Lahore, Chicago, Orlando and Washington, where their collections were viewed by fashion connoisseurs and heads of state alike.
In the year 2004, they received their first nomination for the prestigious Pakistani Lux Style Awards, held in Dubai, in the best Bridal wear/couture category. Dubai. In February of 2004 they were invited to show at the Pakistani High Commission in London and to exhibit in New York.
In 2004, Nickie Nina opened their ready to wear Flagship
store in their home city, Lahore, in Pakistan, in the high profile shopping
street, M.M.Alam Road in Gulberg.
The following year, in 2005 they showcased at the Presidency in Pakistan, an event organized for George Bush's visit to the country. They also held their first exhibition at Designer's Lounge in Dubai and in Houston.
In 2006, Nickie & Nina were invited to show their collection to the Saudi Arabian royal family in Jeddah. Following the success of their first exhibitions, Nickie and Nina also returned to exhibit in Dubai and Chicago. In 2006, they opened their second outlet in Karachi, Pakistan’s high end retail venue, Zamzama.
Nickie & Nina showed at multiple international fashion destinations including New York, LA, Chicago, the UK, Bahrain and in Dubai. The brand label also held a charity fashion show in Pennsylvania, USA.
Nickie & Nina are currently available In Lahore at their MM Alam Outlet and at The Boulevard 10 Q and in Karachi at the Nickie & Nina Zamzama Outlet.
Their studio is available to contact by appointment only at
+92 42 6673800. www.nickienina.com