The Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) collaborated with six leading Pakistani fashion retail brands Deepak Perwani, HSY, Khaula Jamil of K for Karachi, MAHGUL, Mahin Hussain, and Amneh Shaikh-Farooqui of Polly and other stories for a limited-edition series titled ‘Product CAP: TheHistoryCollection’. This collaboration aims to showcase the history and culture of Pakistan in a unique way and instill pride in Pakistani citizens about their heritage.
Each of the six designers gave their own interpretation of Pakistan’s heritage from CAP’s archives and created limited-edition bespoke pieces as part of their ‘History Collection’. Deepak Perwani selected to create Scarves that were inspired by Pakistani Cinema, Nightlife and the Rocking 70’s; HSY created tunics in Lawn and Silk featuring Luxury, Glamour and Craftsmanship; Khaula Jamil of K for Karachi interpreted Pakistan Stamps, Flags into her bespoke jewelry i.e. rings/earrings/pendants thus instilling nostalgia; Maghul created clutches featuring Pakistan’s heritage sites; Mahin Hussain created bags/clutches inspired by old Pakistani advertisements as well as the infusing the 60’s in her collection; Polly & other Stories created bags that were inspired by Vintage Pakistani matchboxes.