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  • Samuel Hoque is back

    The Polka Boy has returned home this year, as he always does right before Eid, with an impeccable new line of menswear.

  • Amisheé, jewellery extraordinaire

    Amisheé, a fine jewellery store on Gulshan Avenue, is riding high this festive season. It essentially caters to the taste of the new age Bangladeshi; the uber—women, who know what they want.

  • Awe and wonder of the House of Ahmed

    “I wanted to give my studio a very nostalgic antique look; utilising the space such that it looks like cosy clutter. Everybody feels at ease and my clientele can look through the collection peacefully making sure that they make the right choice for their Eid-wear,” a very passionate Ahmed Tuhin

  • Quick efficient cooking with Sing-er

    The best thing about food is that you do not have to be a foodie to love food. Even the skinniest person who has no appetite has a favourite food. And other than a number of desserts and certain food, most food tastes better warm. Of course, you can always cook or warm your food on the stove

  • Get glam with the golden glow

    It is a fact universally acknowledged that women’s hearts are set aflutter by the sheen and shimmer of gold. That it is an investment and something one passes down to the next generation, is only secondary. What truly matters is its aesthetic role in adorning a woman

  • Wash up and get ready

    Have you ever had one of those days when you come home after a long day of work and just want to sit and relax until you eventually pass out? But then suddenly, halfway towards drifting off, you suddenly remember the important meeting you have the next day, and you do not have a clean and pressed shirt for the occasion.

  • The Le reve way

    Fighting the heat and sweat in general can be quite the feat on its own, let alone trying to look comfortable, happy and trendy while doing so. But worry not, for this year, Le Reve’ s Eid collection is already here to take care of all your worries!

  • Baishakh with Aarong

    Rudmila Siddique, the PR and Communications Officer at the renowned fashion house, tells us why. Siddique gives us a vivid description of what consumers can expect from the Pahela Baishakh 2019 collection, and it is certainly something that the fashionable segment of the society would be most thrilled about.

  • Reviving a spirit

    It’s undeniable that as a nation, we are very expressive with our style choices, and with Klubhaus, the Dhaka fashion scene rides new waves.

  • Le Reve Spring Summer Collection 2019

    Their women's wear is inspired with influences of the 60-s and the 70-s. This season, the focus has been on the interesting silhouettes, patterns, and sleeve and neckline styles.

  • Kumudini

    Vrooming in with a blinding sheen and bedazzled lights, Bangladesh's very own Kumudini Handicrafts of Kumudini Welfare Trust of Bengal (BD) Ltd. was revamped and re-launched with new gems to look out for at their treasure chest of an outlet in Gulshan on 11 February, 2019.

  • 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.