The modern Pakistani woman has a busy schedule balancing work, family and the home. Fast fashion designs can save time and money by offering ready-made Pret collections for formal and evening wear fashion. The design philosophy entails highly stylised and carefully embellished outfits that can be worn to festive occasions such as Eid or weddings. It is becoming popular among mainstream fashion retail brands like Bonanza and Kayseria that now offer luxurious pret wear collections all year round.
Bonanza Satrangi Pret Vs Kayseria Luxury Pret
Bonanza Satrangi Pret:-
Bonanza Satrangi is a fun and colourful brand for women that focuses on offering versatile designs. The heavily embroidered designs are made from pure fabrics like raw silk, organza and chiffon. The luxuriant textures and motifs are inspired by Mughal era royalty and elegance. They have a higher-end price point as compared to Kayseria but these designs are ethnic and traditional celebrating craftsmanship of heritage embroideries.
The 3-piece suit has an organza shirt, raw silk trousers and paired with a chiffon dupatta. The detailing on the shirt and dupatta makes it ideal for spring and summer weddings and it still considerably more affordable as compared to designer wedding wear at PKR 16,990. The pret wear offered by Bonanza has three sizes Small, Medium and Large. There is a variety of fabrics used to make the luxury pret from Cotton Silk for shirts and Polynet for dupattas to Silk Net shirts and hand-printed Paper Silk dupattas.
The midrange price is PKR 13,990 with elegant Cotton Silk suit paired with crushed Chiffon dupatta creating a perfect composition of embroidery work and fabric. The silhouettes of the designs are traditional keeping the shirts mid-length, straight pants with flowing dupattas. Satrangi also creates formal wear with shalwars and frock style dresses in the lower price bracket of the pret collection.
Kayseria Luxury Pret:-
With sizes from 8 to 16 available at Kayseria Luxury Pret, women have more choice when finding a close to a custom-tailored outfit for Eid, wedding and dinner parties. The three-piece suits are created with Khaddi Net, Jacquard, Organza, Maysuri and season luxury fabrics such as Velvet. There are heavy embroideries carefully placed on the pleats, sleeves and daman of the shirts. The collection has a few higher-end pieces but the majority of the designs are in the PKR 9,580 to PKR 15,480 price range.
Kayseria is adventurous with its designs taking traditional eastern motifs and fusing them with western cuts. The Self Jacquard shirt with Organza tassels feel modern but the heirloom Chiffon dupatta has intricate embroideries and scallops paired with a flared bell bottoms create a complex fusion design. The Kayseria ready-made collection has party designs as well as formal wedding wear items.
The Jacquard shirt has a block printing on the shirt paired with a structured Organza dupatta and simple straight Cambric pants. Some designs have Lace detailing on the sleeves and daman that feels great for summer wear, the slit on the pants look chic and trendy. Kayseria uses lightweight hand embroideries to decorate the neckline, their finishing is delicate with button loops and pearl buttons. The use of crystal bead hangings and tassels on the shirt and dupatta create a beautiful composition that would be hard to design on your own. For ladies, who enjoy a variety of embellishments there are designs with sequins, lace and gold screen printing used to create the higher end ensembles. Kayseria offers a design in almost every price point, depending on your personal budget there are suits available from Rs 9,000 to Rs 19,000 in the pret collection.
Both these brands are focused on traditional designs that celebrate Pakistani culture and heritage craftsmanship. Bonanza offers pure fabrics with traditional hand-crafted embroiders whereas Kayseria has a variety of fun embellishments that give each piece a unique composition and personality.
By using a variety of fabrics they offer a more versatile range of designs as compared to Bonanza but at the same time, their designs feel less formal. Staying within pure luxury fabrics allows Bonanza to offer expensive ready-made designs which ensure women are able to save time and money by not having to shop from scratch for wedding wear. Both pret collections are elegant and sophisticated, with Kayseria offering a larger roster of designs for ladies who prefer to browse through dozens of outfits before deciding on which one to buy. Online shopping has become an immensely satisfying experience allowing women to find the perfect suit in minutes.