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Kenya Worldwide Fashion Week Fashion Designers’ Profiles: Pakistani Kurta King Deepak Perwani

29 Aug 2014 | By Wangechi Maina

In 1994 at only 20, Deepak Perwani started a menswear line. He dominated the market with men’s formal, bridal and casual wear and in 1996 he launched a women’s wear line comprising of formals and bridal couture.

Deepak’s formals have sleek cuts; bridals, chic and modern. His vibrant use of colour and spring femininity in recent years has brought him remarkable success in comparison to his prior work.

The self-made designer also has a wearable and affordable line.

Deepak holds The Guiness World Record for the largest Kurta in the world. A kurta is a traditional upper garment for men in some parts of Asia and the Middle East.

Deepak has won a record six Lux Style Awards, two MTV Style Guru Awards and Best Male International Designer at Miami Fashion Week. At the 2010 Milan Fashion Week, he received a standing ovation after his fashion show.

One of the prominent members of the Hindu Sindhi community in Pakistan, Deepak has been Pakistan’s cultural ambassador to China and Malaysia. 

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