Celebrity Spotlight: Sadaf Kanwal

The model talks sleeping disorders and loving calamari

Photography: Ayaz Anis

This big-browed beauty was first discovered at the Veet Supermodel Contest in 2014. Although she finished as a runner-up, Kanwal soon left her peers behind and took the Pakistani fashion world by storm. Her distinctive strong jaw, bold brows, and great work ethic has made her one of the most sought after models in the industry, appearing in all the big campaigns from Sania Maskatiya to Elan and Sana Safinaz. Here she reveals some of her favourite things!

Hair or cosmetic products you religiously use?

YSL ToucheEclatconcealer

Your favourite Pakistani women’s wear designer?


Favourite perfume

Coco Chanel

Your idea of a perfect man?

He has to be well spoken

What do you do when you are stuck in traffic?

Listen to good music or talk on the phone.

Where do you like to hangout in Karachi?

Xander’s Cafe

Your most irritating habit?

I’m bossy

Three things you love to eat

Pasta, biryani and calamari

A Pakistani celebrity you truly admire?

Atif Aslam!

Your favourite model/actress in Pakistan?

Mahira Khan

Who in your opinion needs a major style makeover?


A thing about yourself that you would like to change?

My sleeping disorder