Mehrin Mubdi Chowdhury | The Daily Star
  • Mehrin Mubdi Chowdhury

  • Of Autumn & Bengal

    While in the west autumn is marked with fallen leaves and a touch of melancholy. It is quite different in Bengal, where the season welcomes a bright blue sky, green fields, and golden harvest.
  • Behind Aarong's four decades of success

    Tamara, the senior director of BRAC enterprises, heading 16 social enterprises including Aarong, believes that the craftspeople are the backbone of Aarong, and it is to them that she dedicates the revelry.
  • Tuesday Coffee with Rushmita Alam

    When we think of our country and its positive aspects, the first thing that comes into mind, is its people. Always in good spirits and eccentrically optimistic, there is almost nothing that can break our spirit! Even through the most inhospitable situation, we know how to beat the odds and rise above!
  • The Bibi Russell phenomena

    “Gopal bhaar was speaking to the king in a murmured voice” – these are probably the first few words we walked into at Russell's office. Then some eager giggles… It would have been very easy for an unfamiliar person to get confused but we knew that Bibi Russel was up to her usual practice of teaching the street children their morals for the day.
  • Summer feast Heirlooms of Tomorrow

    The primarily summer collection highlighting Jamdani, Rajshahi silk, Benarasi katan and indigenous fabrics displayed to the world the true meaning of being 'in-vogue'.