Shop Talk

Shop Talk

Distance shopping

One of the best ways of combating Covid-19 is by practicing social distancing. Such times have seen a boost in online shopping, encouraging people to resort to the internet to make sure they can shop while avoiding the risk of coming in contact with crowd.

Back to School with B-First

Dirty, unkempt, and scruffy shoes! These are every mother’s nightmare, but not much can be done about it, except for smiling through it all, with an uncanny sense of sanity.

shop talk / Decorate your home with Eskay

Driven by creative passion and fuelled by imagination, Eskay strives to bring unique, suitable furniture to liven up your homes.

Le Reve Pahela Baishakh 2019 collection

The Bengali New Year is just around the corner, and if you are worried about what look you want to pull off on the occasion, look no further, because Le Reve has brought out a wide and colourful range of dresses for men, women and kids.

shop talk / Abayaholic: a label to look out for

The Fashion scene is always evolving and the wave of so many new fashion designers in town are testament to that. While every designer has a unique style and element to their designs, which make them all great in a different way, one particular designer stands out from the rest with her bespoke pieces.

shop talk / The tin affair

When we discuss the tone and ambience of our home, we do not only mean the décor! Interior decorating does not come that easy; it deals with a lot of things and includes details starting from the fabric of our sofas to the tableware we use.

shop talk / A Spice Heaven

As Eid-ul-Azha approaches so does our creativity for new recipes, and new recipes call for an army of brand new spices.

shop talk / Rug it up a notch

Nothing beats the comfort and elegance of a white rug in pure wool. From the raw materials to the design to the outcome, everything about this rug screams sophistication and luxury.

Places for eyewear

An accessory in the frenzied industry of dying trends, spectacles and shades are the innovative category that has seen constant evolution. The eyes are, after all, windows to your soul, and adding drama while making a style statement with a pair of eyewear is the perfect way to highlight your personality.

A hunt for your next cell phone - Balancing budget and brand

An ideal phone should have a reliable camera, good screen, good looks and build quality, and good audio quality. Another key point to a good phone is the user experience, which should not stutter like YouTube on dial-up Internet.

Fire in a jar at Newton's Archive

Four friends spending time together by default owing to their classes at university together is not a very unusual scenario for anyone, but this particular group had their heads buzzing with ideas and hearts fluttering with dreams, which happily enough for us brought about the creation of 'Newton's Archive.' The beginnings were only a soft ripple in the ocean, which now is full of waves worthy of being surfed upon.

Dress your lips

When you look in the mirror to glance at your own reflection, what is the first thing that catches your eye? Is it your soul staring back through dilating pupils? For me, it's always the lips – dry lips, wet lips, bare lips, or coloured lips!

Quality attire by fine threads

Fine Threads is made for Bangladesh, in Bangladesh.

Comfy cushions

One of the easiest ways to change up the feel of a room without splurging has to be the addition of colourful cushions that add some

The bird that helps lift spirits — Sunbird

There is something special in Bangladesh's air, something extraordinary with its people! Why else would countless expats like Samira Kenward Tharani call this place a second home?

Calming down in summer

Summer means comfort. It is the time of the year to stock the wardrobe with soft colours like pastels, corals and whites.

KONAD - The World of Nail Art and Much More

Despite the endless pile of workload that you may have throughout the day, we all need that one bit of relief, an activity to de-stress.


This heat is no friend to the staying power of makeup, nor is it really doing much good for our skin.