December 12, 2017
By Maria Shirazi

December is AIDS Awareness Month, which is a key opportunity to raise awareness regarding the most destructive pandemics. You! takes a look...According to UNAIDS - in the year 2016 - 36.7 million people were living with HIV globally; while 1.8 million people became newly infected with HIV and 1 million people lost their lives to AIDS-related illnesses. World AIDS Day, which falls on the 1st December, is being observed worldwide since 1988. Moreover, the entire month of December is dedicated to raise awareness regarding HIV/AIDS. Millions of people across the globe come together to honour people who lost their lives to HIV, applaud...


By Sadaf Jabeen

beautyWith any new season there are multiple trends popping up, that help complete a look. To appear beautiful, everything is important- from clothing to shoes, from handbags to makeup, hair and nails, glasses and accessories. Now is the time to meet the fun side of fashion and femininity, with the key trends you’ll be wearing, from pink to the newest brow shape, all the colours to play with, and the ultra-accessible and transformative hair trends anyone can pull off. Here are some of this season’s hair and makeup trends... Makeup Trends: Unapologetically Pink: The most literal interpretation of femininity, worn in the most...


By R. Khan

healthThis week, You! shares some of the most important nutrients for cognitive health and performance of children. Read on to find out...Your child’s report card does not only depend on study skills, classroom participation and math tutors. It also depends on breakfast, lunch and dinner ... and the right snacks never hurt. After all, when children reach school age, the impact of nutrition on cognitive performance becomes as clear as ever. After all, the nutrients your child eats play a huge role in establishing the brain’s neural connections, cell signalling and structure - potentially resulting in everything from easier learning to...


By Sumeha Khalid

foodThe Italian-born renowned Chef Fabrizia Panzani was recently in Pakistan to share her culinary expertise with the denizens of Karachi at Movenpick Hotel, where the management had organised a classy Italian Food Festival in collaboration with the Italian Consulate at their chic restaurant La Mamma - a favourite among all Italian food lovers. The hotel has always strived to provide authentic flavours from various parts of the world to its guests and this time too, it did not fail to deliver. Chef Fabrizia Panzani inaugrating the festivalFabrizia was born in Modena, a part of Italy, famous for its traditional flavours. And it is...


By Iqra Sarfaraz

awardNever underestimate the power of a woman. Delicate and compassionate, a woman surely is but that should never be mistaken as weakness or incapability. They are capable of being diverse. Initially, the best professions considered for women were teaching or medicine but times have changed. Women all around the world are playing their part not only in the nurturing of nations, but also in the development of several businesses. One such example of a high woman achiever is Shehnaz Ramzi of Starlinks Company, based in Pakistan. Recently, the company was named as a finalist in the ‘Company/Organization Awards’ category at the 14th...


By M. Shirazi

chatter matterA watch is a form of art. These little time-telling tools are simple in the way they look, but how complex they really are. Everything is so small and intricate. And yet it all works congruently and efficiently. A watch is more than something tangible and functional. It’s an embodiment of its wearer. It represents the wearer and their individual characteristics. It’s a portrayal of who you are and what you are. This is the reason why luxury brands offer timeless watches, which not only represent you but can also last a lifetime.Keeping this in mind, recently Pakistan’s leading retailer of haute horlogerie timepieces,...


By you desk

Dear Nadine!I am a 19-year-old girl, doing BS. I became friends with many of my classmates when I got admission in the university because I am a gregarious person by nature and make friends easily. H is a class fellow I liked particularly because we have the same interests. I thought H was interested in me, so when he told me that he was thinking about sending his parents to my home with his proposal, I was very happy. I started talking to him on cell and communicating with him via text messages because I thought he was serious about me. We started to hang out in the university also and very soon our classmates started talking about us, but...


By Rubia Moghees

interiorThis week You! takes a look at the interesting interior of a newly opened restaurant in Lahore... Going to a restaurant is not just about the food or the ambiance; in fact, it is the perfect blend of both that results in a pleasant experience. Great ambiance, beautiful interiors and scrumptious food is what fine dining is all about. And this is exactly how you feel when you step inside the newly opened eatery, ‘The Burning Giraffe’.The restaurant is located in a crowded shopping centre on the main boulevard and is run by Farmer-Businessman and certified Chef Yasir Ali Noon and partners. The space has a cheerful, brighter...


By Iqra Sarfaraz

empowermentIn order to discuss the contribution of women in the labour force and making opportunities accessible to them, the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry held a women seminar in Karachi, recently. You! takes a look... Women comprise over half of Pakistan’s population, yet only 22.7 per cent are part of the labour force. Even those who are part of the labour force are largely in the informal sector, receiving low pay and less legal protections. In the recent years, there have been important advances in gender equality and women empowerment in Pakistan. However, one can’t deny the fact that considerable...