Farida Lalji has been designing be-spoke South Asian formalwear for almost twenty years. Her personal client list includes Canadian Singer/Songwriter Sarah McLachlan, British Actress Dame Judy Dench, and Indian Politician/Actress Shabana Azmi. Her collections are anything but demure—with beautiful intricate prints and bold colors, her dresses were beyond stunning. They entail unique materials, prints, and intricate detailing, and are beautiful enough for women all over the world. In her collections, she mizes in the hottest trends such as bold colors like teal and turquoise, leopard prints and florals. Some pieces were long, some short, and some even expose models’ stomachs, adding a super sexy element.
She will be presenting her ‘Faith’ Collection on Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 at Vancouver Fashion Week. Here is an interview with her about her collection: In the below interview she discusses her inspiration for the collection “constructive, rather than destructive, that is pacifist, rather than violent, that is full of spirit, rather than all black” and much more.