Friday, 12 June 2015 00:00

A Born Artist - YBQ

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YBQ, Yousaf Bashir Qureshi Designer

Off course it sounds cool and easy when you say YBQ, but the truth is, it's not that easy being YBQ. Whenever I say YBQ, names like McQ and YSL come to mind instantly. But YBQ is undoubtedly not less than those names; he is one of the best renowned designer and artist of Pakistan.

Yeah! You people got right, I am definitely talking about Yousaf Bashir Qureshi the cultivated man, the devious designer, the professional photographer and a profound artist who loves his work no matter what kind of it is. He is quite artsy man, more truly speaking a born artist and a patriotic person. He is a gem of Pakistani crown.

 

YBQ a born artist

 

Being YBQ is not that easy:

 

After graduating from University of Nebraska with a major in Food Sciences, he started designing his own clothes he needed. He also opened a Fashion Café labeled ‘Silk Café’ in Nebraska. And then his work reaches Oscar celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Sheryl Crow and Denzel Washington.

 

At first, YBQ designs for some big names and brands like Kenneth Cole, Givenchy, the House of Christina Lacroix, Bebe, BCBG, and Lapis. He gained experience while working with these major brands. When it’s about photography, his work gets recognized in National Geographics, Dawn News, Libas and Expoze. Finally in 2002 he launched his own fashion line labeled “YBQ”.

 

Recollections by YBQ:

 

Recently Yousaf Bashir Qureshi presented an artistic collection ‘Recollections’ that showcased his past and present artwork. A platform to express him completely and his skills in various fields and mediums like painting, art, sculpting, fashion designing, photography and writing.

 

Recollection by YBQ

 

Recollection by YBQ

 

This is the debut art showcased in Pakistan, where Yousaf Sahib is planning to reach the hearts of million art lovers and definitely he is succeeded in doing so.

 

Recollection by YBQ

 

And let me mention another big name Fariha Altaf, who’s always around to introduce and help in recognizing the gems. She put a lot of effort in showcasing his artwork for the first time in Pakistan. The event was held by Getz Pahrma.

 

Recollection by YBQ

 Some attendees of the event, in conversation with Yousaf Bashir Qureshi.


 

His latest artwork once again, proves him a born artist and designer by heart. Yousaf Bashir is the name that gets people inspired for hard work no matter what type of circumstances are around. He is an icon for the young artist in Pakistan.

Nadia Najam

A fashion fanatic, obsessed with high street fashion and writing.

Not a coffee lover . . .  but keep an eye on every instant of fashion.

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