Made in Pakistan: Angora’s bold new plan…

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Celebrate this holiday and spring seasons with Angora Textiles By Angora Textiles

By Angora Textiles

Director Shaharyar Hussain’s bold plan sends the high-tech apparel giant Angora Textiles into unchartered territory, such as bathrobes, jeans and chinos. The idea is to power innovation from sample room to production floor. And Avais M Hussain (CEO) applauds the shift.

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Sara is wearing hoodie by Abercrombie and Fitch and Jeans by Tommy Jeans

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tees by Abercrombie and Fitch and Skhuaban

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Amir - Nike Hooder, Jeans by cK, Sara- Abercrombie and Fitch hoodie and Jean by Tommy Jeans, Qasim - Jeans by Mecca boys and a top by Zara Kids, Zainab- hoodie by Skhuban and jeans by Zara kids

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Low shrinkage fleece tops and pants by Nike

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Tee by Zara, Jeans by cK

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tee by Esprit

Credits: Winter and Spring ensembles by Angora Textiles (Knit tops, Jeans and bathrobes). Photographer: Rehan Quereshi; Model: Adults – Amir Malik, Sara Gillani. Boy: Qasim Ali, Girl: Zainab Ali. Fashion Editor for this story: Farrah Naz

Contacts: Angora Textiles Ltd. 15 KM Multan Road, Shahpur, Lahore, Pakistan. email: info@angora-textile.com; website: www.agnora-textile.com

Unfortunately, Angora Textiles and many other leading knitwear giants closed down in Lahore, Pakistan due to bad economy, world recession and the local power/energy crisis.

This article was originally published in the print edition of “The Knit-Xtyle Fashion Review,” (Tkfr), issue 13,   Jan 2006

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Fareeha Qayoom
Fareeha Qayoom
Publisher and editor-in-chief of Tkfr.com and former print editions of The Knit-Xtyle Fashion Review (tkfr), a trade newsletter for the textile and apparel industry of Pakistan. In short, Publisher, editor, and a blogger. In addition, she has served as Managing Editor of MIT Technology Review Pakistan, print and web editions (2015-16). Total of 7 editions were published under her leadership by ITU, Punjab's first public technology university under the license of MIT Technology Review (USA). She has also managed Value Mag in the same capacity, a real estate and lifestyle magazine for Value TV - 2008-9. Published freelancer for The News on Sunday 1994-96. Fareeha has over 21 years of solid management experience – of managing brands (like Harley Davidson, Munsingwear, Chaps, Chaps Ralph Lauren etc.,), Retailers (like Target, Mervyns, Kohl's, Marks and Spencer etc.,), customers (VPs, Product Managers, Unit Managers, and Buyers), and products (apparel - woven, knits, men's, women's, children's, Print and online publishing units), projects, teams, and processes, information, content, and data, staff, vendors, and time. Versatile and adaptable with international exposure, communication and language skills (oral and written), and a consistent track record of achieving company targets and objectives, plus a MA in Political Science from Punjab University, a MSc in Economics from La Salle University, Louisiana, USA, and a BA in Economics from Kinnaird College for Women.

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