Do you spend the majority of the winter season dreading the sicknesses that the cold weather inevitably brings? Do chilly mornings and gloomy evenings threaten your healthy way of life? We are all aware that the colder months cause both a dramatic decrease in our motivation to get out of bed in the mornings and a significant rise in the frequency of flu viruses in people. But you do not necessarily need to spend half of the season visiting doctors.
Originating from the Sanskrit word ‘parna’, paan in simple words means betel leaf. It is a common delicacy in Bangladesh. The treat which is a combination of betel leaf and a variety of ingredients, can be found in stores, restaurants, and even at the tea stall in your area. Being a staple of our ancestors’ everyday diet, paan can be a fancy addition to any special occasion as well.
One fine evening, while going back home after finishing her classes, something just clicked in Aambereen S Zaman. A dream of owning her own design brand that she had been pushing down for so long; she just could not keep postponing it anymore. And that moment was the start of Monereen, a brand that was launched in 2018. Within just a few years, they have been successful in getting the attention of fashion enthusiasts.
Friendship Colours of the Chars is the leading slow fashion brand in the country. They provide Bangladeshi women from marginalised char regions training and work opportunities. With a vision to mark the popularity of slow fashion in Bangladesh, Friendship Colours of the Chars organised a dazzling fashion show titled “A Night of Traditions'' at the Grand Ballroom of Intercontinental Dhaka on 25 November 2022. In a world of fashion that moves quickly, the celebration was meant to honour the happiness that their artisans create slowly and by hand.
On 21 November, 2022, Shanta Lifestyle hosted a Partner’s Meet up at the Shanta Lifestyle Experience Center where different partners of Shanta Lifestyle were invited. One of the most celebrated architects of our country, Mr. Rafiq Azam graced the event with his presence along with his significant other Architect Zannat Jui. Md Rafiq Azam is one of Bangladesh's most well-known architects with over 30 years of experience and a distinctive personal style of design. His presentation reflecting upon sustainable living infused with the beauty of architecture, was an insightful session for the attendees of the event.
On 17 November, Kuhu Plamondon hosted her 3rd art exhibition at the Bay Edgewater Gallery, Gulshan Dhaka. Finding inspiration from the simplest of things, Kuhu’s art collection this time was a sheer reflection of her thoughts. Sponsored by City Bank Limited, Mercedes Benz, and Bay Developments Ltd, the event exhibited some of the mesmerising arts of Kuhu Plamondo.
Safiya Sathi chose to follow what was traditionally accepted back then. As she started her undergrad in Resource Management and Entrepreneurship, she soon realised she was going further away from her actual dream. So, she opted to follow her passion parallelly. She started her journey as a designer through an online page in 2013, and the rest is now history.
Maheen Khan is a well-known innovator in Bangladesh's design sector. She has established a market for clothing with regionally distinctive patterns. A lot has been said and written about how she and FDBC have been struggling to ensure a place for slow fashion and take the prestigious weaves of Bangladesh to global heights. Her new collection ‘Majestic Silks of Bangladesh’ debut at the Gulshan Lake Park was no less an effort than that.
How do you go about creating your first curriculum vitae? You may believe you do not have enough to say to fill a page, but you probably have more than you realise. According to research, recruiters spend on average between five to ten seconds reading through a CV. It is quite clear that your CV must grab the attention of recruiters at the first glance. Preparing the perfect CV can be quite daunting for people with years of experience, let alone freshers who are working on writing their first. Today, let’s break down some basics you need to consider while writing your curriculum vitae.