Pakistani textile exporters requested
to participate at Milan Fashion Week this year
Italian designer Stella Jean along with her six-member
Italian delegation recently visited Faisalabad’s textile
factories and showed their interest in working with Pakistani
Pakistan’s textile industry has achieved another milestone.
Designers from Milan have asked textile exporters to become a
part of Milan Fashion Week 2019.
“Faisalabad is a manufacturing hub of popular international
textile brands such as Zara, American Eagle and Walmart. Now, we
are ready to take over European markets in collaboration with
Italian experts,” Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry
President Syed Zia Alamdar Hussain said.
“With this collaboration, Pakistani fabric will be introduced
in the international markets which will increase our exports and
improve Pakistan’s image,” Syed Zia Alamdar Hussain said.
He advised the designer to use Pakistani fabric for her
future designs too and open a studio in Pakistan. He remarked
that the delegation was impressed by Pakistani lawn and cotton
“We are the fourth largest cotton producing country. This is
why we have an edge in cotton export,” Zia Alamdar Hussain said.
“Cotton is like white gold for us,” he added.
Hussain also revealed on the show that an FCCI delegation is
also scheduled to visit Spain to participate in an international
exhibition in Barcelona. Pakistan’s participation is set to
attract a huge number of buyers from across the world. “It is a
huge honour for Pakistan to be invited at Milan Fashion week to
showcase and represent Pakistani fabric,” Karachi-based fashion
designer Nomi Ansari. He remarked that it’s like a small step
towards a greater future.