FnKAsia's new jewellery collection will showcase the artistry of Karachi's refugees

FnKAsia's new jewellery collection will showcase the artistry of Karachi's refugees

The jewellery line is a joint initiative of designer Huma Adnan and United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) A range of hand-crafted jewellery will soon launch by FnkAsia, the label helmed by designer Huma Adnan.

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Huma Adnan of FnkAsia has joined forces with the UN Refugee Agency. Source: The News

Huma Adnan of FnkAsia has joined forces with the UN Refugee Agency. Source: The News

Huma Adnan of FnkAsia has joined forces with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to extend support to refugees across the world, especially Pakistan

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FnkAsia works with refugees to create handcrafted fashion. Source: The News Instep Today

FnkAsia works with refugees to create handcrafted fashion. Source: The News Instep Today

The brand joins forces with UNHCR Pakistan to work with refugees from Sudan, Yemen, Afghanistan, Burma and Uzbekistan, incorporating them in developing handcrafted clothes and jewelry. Instep speaks to FnkAsia’s Creative Director Huma Adnan about the initiative.

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Pakistan’s fashion brand helps Afghan women weave their dreams into reality

Pakistan’s fashion brand helps Afghan women weave their dreams into reality

Collaborates with UNHCR for initiative to empower refugees staying in the country Program will teach students to market their handmade products in the international market

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Huma Adnan to train 25 Afghan refugees as part of a UNHCR-led project. Source: somethinghuate

Huma Adnan to train 25 Afghan refugees as part of a UNHCR-led project. Source: somethinghuate

Earlier this week Pakistani designer Huma Adnan was part of a UNHCR team that inaugurated a crafts skills centre at Karachi’s Al-Asif Square in order to provide training to Afghan refugee women living in Karachi, in order to make them independent.

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Mahira Khan and Huma Adnan visited an Afghan refugee camp for UNHCR Pakistan

Mahira Khan and Huma Adnan visited an Afghan refugee camp for UNHCR Pakistan

The actor and designer spent a day at the Afghan refugee camp, earlier this week, as part of UNHCR’s initiative that guards the rights of refugees residing in Karachi.

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Handcrafted ornaments made by refugee-turned-artisans greatly admired

KARACHI: “I first crossed over to Pakistan from Afghanistan 18 years ago. For eight years I lived in Quetta not doing much. Then I returned to Afghanistan before coming back here again,” said Sharifa from Qandahar, one of the skilled refugee artisans who had come to receive her remuneration at Amir and Huma Adnan’s place on Wednesday.

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Here’s how to get Kubra Khan’s look from ‘Dharak Bharak’

This week’s musical highlight was none other than a shirtless Bilal Ashraf in Superstar’s recently released track Dharak Bharak. Not only the track took social media by storm due to its comparisons to Ranveer Singh’s Bollywood numbers, but Kubra Khan’s ethnic look also became the talk of the town. The actress donned vibrant ghagra cholis in the song while the background dancers also coordinated with the look.

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Huma Adnan: The Monsoon Bride

Huma Adnan’s latest collection, “The Monsoon Bride” celebrates monsoon weddings, the myriad of bright colours and moods the season brings with it. The colourful designs paralleled with personification of rain and blossom, aiming to speak to the modern, contemporary woman who doesn’t have to sacrifice style for comfort when it comes to carrying off her ensemble

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Pakistan’s fashion brand helps Afghan women weave their dreams into reality

Collaborates with UNHCR for initiative to empower refugees staying in the country Program will teach students to market their handmade products in the international market

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‘Craft Stories’ — a jewellery line created by refugee women in Pakistan

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in collaboration with designer Huma Adnan showcased a collection called ‘Craft Stories’, a jewellery line created by refugee women in Pakistan, at the Serena Hotel in Islamabad. “From choosing the threads, to the motifs, the colour schemes, designs, and indigenous crafting techniques, each and every aspect was handled with finesse and elan by these diligent women,” Adnan said. Skill trainings was provided to the refugees by Adnan in order for them to be able to create the alluring statement jewellery pieces.

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Fnkasia; a brand focused on humanity and fashion

"The Craft Stories" FnkAsia has partnered with UNHCR to make lives better for refugees living in Pakistan

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Mahira Khan and Huma Adnan visited an Afghan refugee camp for UNHCR Pakistan

The actor and designer spent a day at the Afghan refugee camp, earlier this week, as part of UNHCR’s initiative that guards the rights of refugees residing in Karachi.

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FnKAsia's new jewellery collection will showcase the artistry of Karachi's refugees

The jewellery line is a joint initiative of designer Huma Adnan and United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) A range of hand-crafted jewellery will soon launch by FnkAsia, the label helmed by designer Huma Adnan.

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Designer Huma Adnan crafts stories of refugees

An exhibit put up in Islamabad showcased a jewellery line created purely by refugee women.

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