Gulabo was founded in Karachi in 2007 and has since become one of Pakistan’ s most coveted and individual young brands.
Gulabo’ s signature graphic and technicolour prints, inspired by traditional Pakistani folk truck art, create their instantly recognisable design identity.
The A/W 2017 collection was inspired by the hippy movement of the sixties and seventies and those travelling through the mountain trails of Pakistan.
Gulabo recycled their fabric cuttings which were collected and given to local charities to make patchwork quilts.
Fashion DNA: Pakistan is the British Council’ s annual programme providing mentorship for emerging Pakistani fashion labels to develop the skills needed to work internationally. This year through a partnership with the Ethical Fashion Forum and SOURCE Consultancy, the programme focused on educating designers about sustainable and ethical approaches to fashio