Fareeha Qayoom

May 30, 2010

Retailing Pakistani Style

Hang Ten: stuff you can wear By Fareeha Qayoom
May 30, 2010

Big getting Bigger and Better in a Big way

Excellence never goes out of style By Fareeha Qayoom
May 30, 2010

A designer with Panache

From the Sketch pad of Anila Q. Agha By Fareeha Qayoom
May 28, 2010

Correction – Our ‘Kameez’ has not evolved from a ball gown!

Some TV talk shows leave you stumped, horrified, and plain disappointed with the whole exercise of active listening! By Fareeha Qayoom
May 27, 2010

Book Review: The Power of Nice

The power of nice: how to negotiate so everyone wins – especially you! By Ronald M. Shapiro and Mark A. Jankowski, 268 pp. New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc. Revised Edition 2001. Paperback edition US $ 19.95 By Fareeha Qayoom
May 27, 2010

From PTV to cable TV

Moneeza Hashmi answers the eternal question why there are hundreds of channels to watch but nothing worth watching on TV? By Fareeha Qayoom
May 21, 2010

Retail Therapy: Summer fabric report II – Saleem Fabrics

Saleem Fabrics is one of the best fabric stores in town, great variety, all the major fabric brands and wholesalers are represented there not to mention, with a range of price points to suit everyone’s pockets By Fareeha Qayoom
May 16, 2010

Satya Paul: A brand for all Seasons

A definitive Indian fashion label that’s broken barriers in Pakistan too! By Fareeha Qayoom, Photographs courtesy of Satya Paul
May 9, 2010

A new label in town! AU Clothing Company

This holiday chill out with these great looking casuals. Here is Lahore’s answer to designer ready-to-wear! Fashion editor: Fatima A. Mufti -Jawad
May 9, 2010

Pret A Porter: Paras and Shalini of Geisha Designs have Designs on you

An established brand name in the world of fashion in ready to wear category, the brainchild of Paras and Shalini, two brilliant designers with global vision and local appeal, they are known for their very delicate and feminine embroideries By Fareeha Qayoom, Photographs courtesy of Geisha Designs
May 9, 2012

Heat, flies, and load-shedding

There are hundreds of road blocks, obstacles, frustrations that dog our average day and yet we find the time to do all that we have to do during the course of our day and still get up the next morning full of hope and courage and go through the same grind again and again. That’s what makes Pakistan amazing. By Fareeha Qayoom
April 13, 2012

Lost in Translation

The problems of being bilingual in Pakistan… By Fareeha Qayoom
April 5, 2012

Book Review: David Allen’s ‘Ready for Anything’

If you are a sucker for How-to Books – you might like it and think it’s well worth it. But on the other hand, you might not find a lot of original stuff in it. No, I don’t mean it’s plagiarized or anything like that – what I do mean is the ideas discussed in it have been around for ages…I guess, every busy individual who has loads of stuff to do might have discovered them through trial and error on their own at some point in their lives… By Fareeha Qayoom
March 21, 2012

Books: ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul at work’ revisited

"The rich industrialist from the north was horrified to find the southern fisherman lying lazily beside his boat, smoking his pipe. “Why aren’t you out fishing?” said the industrialist. “Because I have caught enough fish for the day,” said the fisherman..." Excerpt from "Chicken soup for the soul at work." By Fareeha Qayoom