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  • Season Twelve

    This winter, Twelve brings a line of winter-wear, concocted with the glitz and glam of this happening season packed with parties, get-togethers, and of course, weddings.

  • Aarong, your personal couturier

    We are already at the end of December, and the wedding bells are ringing for many of us. We have all been preparing for this special day since childhood; some of us have imagined ourselves as characters out of fairy tales with dreamy settings, and of course, a wonderful trousseau.

  • Apex as your wedding comrade

    The wedding collection for the ladies includes almost everything from stilettos to wedges. No longer does a bride have to go abroad for one of the most sought-after wedding accessories! Thanks to Apex footwear, everything is now available in Bangladesh.

  • Of Gold And Love

    Avi Roy, the director of Jarwa House and an expert gemologist also agreed with us. “Women in our country are very much fond of gold jewellery and that has been the norm for generations, which is why we have been catering to their particular needs for more than 100 years now,” said the crafts expert.

  • Le Reve's Fall/Winter Men's Collection

    Keeping every occasion that may find you, whether it's during a frosty morning clouded in mists, a winter tide of an afternoon, or a wintry evening under the lights, Le Reve has made sure there is a head-turning way for you to stand out and it all starts with the individualistic theme of Vanguard, symbolising the leading part of an advancing group of people.

  • Polka Drops

    Fariya Tazin, owner and chief designer of Polka Drops, known for her signature fringes and screen prints, has just released a collection for the winter and wedding festivities.

  • Fusing with Elegance

    Social media played its role as did word of mouth, and slowly, orders started rolling in from across international borders.

  • Anjan's:catering to all fashion tastes

    In business for than two decades, Anjan's is a common and well heard name amongst Bangladeshis for their massive collections in attires, home décor, jewellery and so much more.

  • Hamdard: A realm of Ayurvedics

    The field of medical science is reaching unprecedented advancements- vaccines for cancer, artificial pancreas, and electronic aspirin, to name a few. It seems like the spectrum of medicine is reaching whole new heights. But amid these scientific modern advancements, many opt for herbal medicine, more specifically known as Ayurvedic medicine.

  • Home Junction

    Home Junction is an online home décor store and is the brainchild of three wonderful women - Titly Ferdous, Badhon Hossain and Azwa Nayeem. It is a store unlike any other, with the intention of creating a positive social impact, while supporting multiple beneficial causes for both the environment and the people in our society.

  • Timeless Love by Chantilly

    “The name Chantilly immediately creates a certain image in the audience's mind, associated with delicate French lace and aesthetics, which is resonant of my ideal clientele,” Selina says of her inspiration. Nusrat is not a newbie to designing, having successfully participated in the Dhaka Fashion Week in 2010, under her own brand “MATIr”, which she discontinued later to tend to family responsibilities, mainly raising her son.

  • Connecting dots the right way

    Be that one person, who shows up to an event not looking like everyone else, but rather the one whom everyone comes up to asking, “Where did you get that dress from?”/ “You look great”/ “Your outfit is so fresh and different from what we see now.”

  • Taking it up a notch this Eid with Samuel Hoque

    The moment you set foot in Samuel Hoque's Style Sanctum, you feel welcome and at ease with this minimalist decor. Starting from his workstation, where all the magic happens, to his fabric rack, everything knows its place. A combination of black and white polka dots dominates as the very concept which lay the foundation of the Samuel Hoque brand, incorporated with elegance in every minute detail.

  • Le Reve: Unique, Bold and Individualistic

    Le Reve is poised to set the stage on fire with their new 2018 summer collection. For the ladies, the collection includes three segments to cover all types of requirements: 9 to 9, Casual, and Ethnic. Fabrics that were given precedence for the women's line include high quality viscose, silk charmeuse, stretch polyester blends, and cotton blends, georgettes and modals etc.

  • All that glitters is silver this summer

    “I always knew I had an eye for it, but I never expected my designs to gain such response. It inspires me every day,” says Mehnaz Ahmed, Owner and Designer of Glued Together

  • Buy into a legacy of Tradition

    Shopping during Ramadan can be quite the head scratcher, especially if you are one of those people who love gifting and donning on clothes that showcase Bangladeshi tradition. You despise those who will go for the latest Indian that or Pakistani this and it becomes even more infuriating when you go into local markets and all you see are sellers attempting to convince you why this latest foreign piece of fabric is better than our loyal local taant; nothing that is representative of your culture.

  • Give back with Aranya

    Aranya's work is synonymous with vegetable dyes in blue, green, maroon and such shades; in addition to that, they also make and source original crafts from all over the country to their shops in the capital for sale to the general public. With the summer season already here, it is only natural in the world of fashion that we see a new collection; one that is fresh and has a trendy look which should not only turn

  • Aarong - Preview Fashion Show

    In luminous grandeur and extravagance, Aarong, the country's largest lifestyle retailer hosted a dazzling fashion show as an exclusive preview event to mark the launch of its much-anticipated Baishakh 1425 collection.

  • Romanticising the city with 'DhakaYeah'!

    Amidst the traffic filled with drivers cussing at each other, the burning heat and the unwanted dirt, there is no place on earth we would rather be than Dhaka City.

  • Play real life dollhouse at Eskay

    Playing houses is something most of us as children cherished, from making pillow forts to tea parties with the house pet and questionable water.

  • Shoe… and the clutch too…

    One must not only think style and glamour, while selecting the shoes, keep comfort in mind (as it should be an important feature to consider); and make the handbag chic!



    If you were to pick a favourite amongst all the activities, I am sure most would opt for the shopping spree, because there simply cannot be anything second to the delight of the experience.

  • Aranya a journey back to the wilderness

    Since its inception, Aranya has been revered and supported by patrons from both home and abroad. At a time when markets are flooded with synthetic, mass produced fabrics, and boutiques using them thriving and dying out at the same pace, Aranya has been going strong for almost three decades. A visit to the shop will reveal the secrets behind its success.


    Does the monsoon weather strike the romantic chord in you? Does it feel like the appropriate time to catch up with old friends, have some coffee while discussing lines from Tagore? If it does, then you are definitely a pluviophile like the other few billion mortal beings on earth.

  • Summertime Eid by Chondona R Dewan

    It must be; because summer means all of these and so much more to every single one of us. So many romantic poets have penned down the picturesque representation of summer.

  • Le Reve's Pahela Baishakh Collection

    Pahela Baishakh is one of the most important cultural festivals for Bengalis, celebrated with much pomp and fervour.

  • Warez Panjabis for Baishakh

    Red and white has been the go to colour for Baishakh. But that does not mean that creativity in what you wear is limited to that.

  • Little things that matter

    At times, little things matter the most, especially if you happen to have a child to take care of, as then even the smallest things become of monumental importance!

  • Fresh bloom in winter - Preali Collection the serene fashion store in the capital

    Dismal winter discourages even the most fashionable from donning latest trends. The season, perhaps with its chilly wind and the misty fog persuades everyone to try out monotonous colours like grey, beige and white.

  • Tatee Ghar

    Blood red Katan wrapped around a beautiful bride or the burly wood cotton sari worn by the village belle – whichever looks more tempting, the hind-story of handloom or 'Taant' remains the same in both cases.