Diana wearing fashion designer Rizwan Beyg's dress in 1996. Photo: Handout

Pakistani designer who dressed Princess Diana on his ‘fashion revolution’ and what Kate Middleton wore on her royal tour

  • Fashion designer Rizwan Beyg has designed clothes for some of the world’s wealthiest celebrities and royalty, including the late Diana, Princess of Wales
  • He also started a project to revive needle and threadwork in Pakistan, ‘integrating with the fabric of society’
Topic |   Pakistan

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Diana wearing fashion designer Rizwan Beyg's dress in 1996. Photo: Handout
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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton visit the Bumburate Valley in Pakistan. The pair have been praised for cultural sensitivity in their choice of attire. Photo: AFP

Why are Prince William and Kate Middleton praised for Pakistani outfits, when Trudeau’s turban was mocked in India?

  • It’s a fine line between cultural appreciation and appropriation
  • Kate Middleton stayed the right side of respectful with her shalwar kameez in Pakistan, but Justin Trudeau’s turban in India looked ‘out of place’
Topic |   Fame and celebrity

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Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton visit the Bumburate Valley in Pakistan. The pair have been praised for cultural sensitivity in their choice of attire. Photo: AFP
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