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  • Podcasts to listen to

    In this day and age, we are all kept busy by a wide array of scheduled and unscheduled tasks, as constant workloads just keep piling on.

  • Open letter to the bride’s father

    Dear fathers, whose daughters are three months to a year away from the BIG day --

  • Lunch on the go

    Try to get yourself good, solid food carriers that fit in your bag. Or get a separate bag altogether for your lunch.

  • Bohemia on your table

    Living room décor is no longer the stiff and by the book styling taken off a magazine, but of course, there is a great distinction between a helter-skelter mess and a strategically casual setup.

  • Fresh aromatic spices

    Spices are important to creating flavourful food, and in their varying combinations, are often the main differentiating ingredient among cuisines of different regions.

  • The centre of attraction

    Centre tables have long been integral to home décor, creating a huge impact on the outlook transcending the entire room in which they are placed.

  • Hues of the earth

    Every year, a brand new colour with a catchy name pops up, and takes the fashion world by storm, in turn, making our wardrobes

  • Sitting in the right spot

    One comfortable couch, preferably imbued with memories of family or friends, is possibly one’s best comfort zone. Don’t take my word. Television’s geekiest nerd, Sheldon Cooper, from Big Bang Theory, has reminded us more than once. There’s nothing better

  • Weaving in a legacy of traditions

    The time and effort that goes into picking the perfect gift for him/her and the feeling that follows when they acknowledge it is immeasurable. It doesn’t always have to be something over the top expensive and grand, more often than not, it’s the thought that counts

  • Find the right Eid gift at MINISO

    Ramadan is now on full swing, and with the temperature escalating, it wont be long before we are at the end of the Ramadan.

  • Fragrances that can help save the planet

    They are great; they provide our signature scents that leave a lasting first impression; mask any unwanted odour create our personal auras. But one of the biggest problem with these incredibly over-the-top pretty bottles of fragrances are that they are not reusable.

  • Channel your inner flower child!

    Among other things, flowers are truly Mother Nature’s best gift. In any form, their beauty and aura brings joy and happiness that is quite unlike anything else.

  • Nail care done right

    The first step to nail care is to avoid cutting off the cuticles, a common mistake done by many in order to get cleaner and bigger nail beds.

  • Going off the grid

    A healthy amount of screen time has never been the root of trouble, but here in 2019, we seem to have surpassed the healthy limit by a lot. So it does not matter if you are staring at a screen for work or leisure, the harm done is equal.

  • Glassware


    You don't have to be dogmatic about glassware though; there's always room for experimentations, and sometimes, you will see cocktails being served in vessels that were not originally meant for cocktails at all, like Mason jars or teacups.

  • Dressing up the drinks: Garnishes and Rims

    The most common garnishes are citrus fruits – which makes total sense when you consider that many drinks are made with fresh lemon, lime, or grapefruit juice.

  • Sharing workspace

    Dhaka is a city booming with ambitious people who dream high and achieve big, and the surge of entrepreneurs are proof of that.

  • Traditionally Tunic

    Fashion and comfort are what we support in our daily wears. Kurti has long been a beloved casual outfit among ladies. It's the exquisite mix of traditional and western. And with that, tunic kurti has made a name for itself because of how comfortable it is to wear and how sophisticated it looks.

  • Hearts aflutter for Falgun festivities!

    Do you feel the change in the air? The morning sun shines a little brighter and warmer, there is a nip in the air that's pleasantly refreshing, little buds are blossoming into blousy flowers!

  • Party platters

    Your platters can stamp your signature style of cooking, plating and styling, a great way to spread the nutritious love, full of healthy fats, protein, fibre, and fresh produce.

  • Environmental Care 101

    Do you ever wonder why we have such a lack in compassion when it comes to nature? Think of it this way — our ancestors made dwellings from trees and other raw materials. They made mud huts beside beautiful river landscapes. By definition, these are primitive housings, but to any city person today, it sounds like a resort!

  • Hair salon small talks

    When it comes to hair care, you are probably bombarded with a variety of different, and quite often, contradicting advice.

  • You complete me

    If you are one of those who cannot do without purses/hand bags, always make sure to invest in good quality, as chances are you will get a good deal of use out of them on a regular basis.

  • Culture of bespoke tailoring

    Anything tailor-made to our preferences and measurements can be categorised as bespoke tailoring, and unlike what some might perceive it-- as a designer dress, it does not need to be one.

  • Gown for the 31st Gala

    Gowns are meant to fit right; flaunting the curves and concealing the insecurities. Trying on different styles will help you find the one that flatters your body the best! A gown that fits perfectly is the biggest confidence booster you could ask for on New Year's Eve!

  • Vows by the beach

    If the monotonous venues and, not to mention the traffic, feels just too bland when you think of weddings in the city, you wouldn't be the only one. The same falcon this and shena kunja that has been done to death.

  • A clutch to match

    A metallic, or shiny fabric based clutch adds to the bling in your ensemble; a faux bling is perhaps what you should go for. A heavily embroidered or stone studded fabric clutch complementing your wedding dress is the way to go.


    When planning a wedding, every detail matters. Even though the primary focus is always on the dress and the jewellery, the perfect pair of shoes can elevate even the best of outfits a notch further.

  • Hunger Games: Filling up the larder

    The dilemma of stocking up healthy snacks is of perennial nature. The constant need of coaxing and cajoling the brood to snack right and desist from caving in to tantalising but unhealthy savouries and sweets can be quite an ordeal.

  • The dance of metal and wood

    Mixing styles has become the norm to tone down the monotonous designs we have been sporting so far, and the world of furniture and décor has stepped into it as well.