Somal Halepoto grew up between Hyderabad, Karachi, and Toronto. After graduating from the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, she briefly worked with Nomi Ansari before launching her eponymous label in 2009. She has made a mark with her signature vibrant, chic and feminine designs that blend modern cuts with traditional embroideries, catering to both local and international consumers. Somal’s work has been showcased at Fashion Pakistan Week, Bridal Couture Week and PFDC fashion week, and is exhibited in Toronto every year. The label has also been featured online in British Vogue.