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The ultimate guide to styling oversized ‘boyfriend’ shirts

How often have you been stuck in one of those moments where you want to wear something casual yet cool? A piece of clothing that’s easy, breezy, and stylish too? Well, look no further than the epitome of nonchalant chic — the boyfriend shirt! You are welcome to raid your significant other’s closet and choose his Friday best! But in reality, it’s the lived-in, soft-as-cotton candy variety we are lusting after!

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Styling flared pants: Rules that work

Flared pants are all that your heart (and sometimes waistline!) hopes and wishes for! Known more widely as bell-bottom pants, pretty much all of our parents flaunted these for the greater part of the ‘70s. It has two varieties, the classic bell-bottoms were tapered at the top, around the hips, and spread out like a bell (hence the moniker) at the ankle. Flared pants are loose from the top, and flare out like a hand fan at the bottom. Both are equally stylish. Relaxed and very comfortable, these pants are your best friend, especially now that fashion has become forgiving and generous compared to the past.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

The ultimate guide to styling oversized ‘boyfriend’ shirts

How often have you been stuck in one of those moments where you want to wear something casual yet cool? A piece of clothing that’s easy, breezy, and stylish too? Well, look no further than the epitome of nonchalant chic — the boyfriend shirt! You are welcome to raid your significant other’s closet and choose his Friday best! But in reality, it’s the lived-in, soft-as-cotton candy variety we are lusting after!

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

Safiya Sathi’s Wedding Collection 2022

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.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

Winter fashion trends that need to end

If you are a fashion enthusiast, you have already started mentally planning your change in seasonal attire. Fashion naturally evolves quite a bit over time. However, people often have a hard time letting go of their favourite fashion trends. This is why today to talk about some winter trends that, well, have passed their prime. We are not judging your style if you still own or adore any of these outdated winter fashions listed below but you are probably better off without them this season.

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

Coatee: How will you wear it?

The coatee is a unisex fashion wear that has come into its own, years after it was worn as a necessity to keep out the cold. Finding its origins in the hilly regions of India, where people donned the first coatee, the garment has since then evolved to suit the needs and styles of people around the world. The garment can be casual and fun, or formal and dressy, depending on what version of it one picks. Whatever the style, a coatee is never, ever, boring!

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

Towards the future with fresh creative prowess in fashion

Bangladesh's fashion industry is going through a very exciting time, with people always pushing the limits and finding new ways to showcase their creative zeal. The Fashion Design Council of Bangladesh (FDCB) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to showcasing to the world the amazing things those Bangladeshi designers are accomplishing. There are always new additions to this prestigious organisation, with the newest additions like Tanha Sheikh, Ajijur Raihan, Imam Hassan, Kamrul Riad, Rukshana Esrar, Nahida Muna, Sadia Rupa, Madhuree Sanchita Smrity, and others.

October 20, 2022
October 20, 2022

Dreams in the Daytime: Styling ideas for daytime parties

At long last, the arduous days of summer are slowly but surely creeping away. Albeit at a snail’s pace, but we are happy nonetheless and the possibilities of winter days filled with celebrations are getting us excited and rightly so! A party on a winter day is cherry on the cake! Think romance, elegance, sparkle and sophistication! Your winter daytime event wardrobe must combine all of the aforementioned elements and then some. Subtlety is the name of the game, and yet it should stand out as well.

October 20, 2022
October 20, 2022

The Blouse House: A place for premium, tailored blouses in Dhaka

Ladies in Dhaka have always felt the need for a premium, tailoring place for blouses but never seemed to have gotten anything close to their taste. The Blouse House is the creative result of co-founders, Tasnuva Ahmed and Muluk Alam, aiming to solve just that.

October 17, 2022
October 17, 2022

Breaking down the backless style

A little provocative, definitely bold, and sometimes even extravagant, the backless dress or blouse, offers a clever twist to any sort of regular styling. Imagine, a lady wearing a suit and suddenly, there is a backless twist to the attire that every person would now seem more interesting than ever. Saris are beautiful on their own, the wearer often plays with the blouse to make it even more attractive than usual. One can go sleeveless, add fluffs to the blouse, put on interesting necklines, or even go backless.

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

Does Dhaka need more fashion shows?

Fashion shows have always been a great platform for fashion designers to promote their couture houses. We often see glamorous international fashion shows on television or social media, but how often do our local fashion designers get the right podium? From an economic perspective if designers in Dhaka city offer more fashion shows it will generate a huge amount of revenue for our fashion industry. Fashion shows create numerous opportunities for brands, designers, models, photographers, editors, influencers, and celebrities.