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Celebrating another unusual Baishakh

As we approach yet another Pahela Baishakh celebration, the world around us is still reeling from the effects of a pandemic — a struggling health sector, a weakened economy,

The tempestuous nor’ wester

Jhor elo, elo jhor Aam por aam por,

Eco-friendly, sustainable and slow fashion: A new mantra for the local fashion industry

Another Pahela Baishakh during lockdown reminds us the need for a complete change of outlook on our concept of fashion, livelihood of the artisans, and caring for nature.

April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

Celebrating another unusual Baishakh

As we approach yet another Pahela Baishakh celebration, the world around us is still reeling from the effects of a pandemic — a struggling health sector, a weakened economy,

April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

Eco-friendly, sustainable and slow fashion: A new mantra for the local fashion industry

Another Pahela Baishakh during lockdown reminds us the need for a complete change of outlook on our concept of fashion, livelihood of the artisans, and caring for nature.

April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

The tempestuous nor’ wester

Jhor elo, elo jhor Aam por aam por,

April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

The prodigal son of Bangla literature: Michael Madhusudan Datta

While the great playwrights of various cultures wrote drama, Bengal Michael Madhusudan Datta truly lived it in his single-minded, flawed, but ultimately successful odyssey to greatness.

April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

The legend of Isa Khan

In love with this soil, Isa Khan built resistance and led his fellow zamindars — collectively known as the Baro Bhuiyan — against any campaigns the Mughals conceived to conquer Bengal in the late...

April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

The story of the paar

Initially worn as a two-piece garment, the sari evolved into the present-day fabric with a jomin (the body of the sari), a paar (the border), and an anchol (the loose end after the drape) — three...

April 14, 2021
April 14, 2021

Sustainable Fashion Activism

To dive deeper into the subject-matter, we needed to speak to an expert who had experience in both the differing perspectives, fast fashion and slow fashion to be precise. Appointed as the Senior...