women

Aura from 6 Yards Story — Gender neutral jewellery for all

Almost coming full circle, jewellery designers are now blurring lines between masculine and feminine pieces, designing baubles that have no motive other than to adorn their wearers. One such jewellery designer, Lora Khan, from 6 Yards Story, has made space for male customers in her new collection, Aura. The seed for this idea was planted by one of her friends who sensed a gap in the market for jewellery that men could wear. After much deliberation, Lora decided to present genderless jewellery to her customers.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Petite fashion: Tips and tricks

Petite fashion in Dhaka can be aptly termed as the shortest horror story ever, pun intended. Options are either not there or are very selectively available. As a result, a slight framed woman has to spend a lot of time and money either looking for trendy things in her size, or altering regular sized clothing to her desired length. Thankfully however, fashion experts have a handful of tips and tricks that can save the day and even steal the show, when used effectively.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Aura from 6 Yards Story — Gender neutral jewellery for all

Almost coming full circle, jewellery designers are now blurring lines between masculine and feminine pieces, designing baubles that have no motive other than to adorn their wearers. One such jewellery designer, Lora Khan, from 6 Yards Story, has made space for male customers in her new collection, Aura. The seed for this idea was planted by one of her friends who sensed a gap in the market for jewellery that men could wear. After much deliberation, Lora decided to present genderless jewellery to her customers.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Crazy about kurtis!

To beat the summer heat in style, kurtis are a real godsend! A cross between kameez and shirt, kurtis can be anything you want and more. Our eternal love affair with kurtis is one for the books, and as a tribute to the comfort and joy they bring in our lives every day while making us look effortlessly stylish, let us rejoice in the countless ways we can fashion them!

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Why we need menstrual leaves at work

The menstrual leave policy establishes “equity” among workers. The leave will be offered to those who need it.

June 27, 2022
June 27, 2022

TAAGA — Unapologetically fashionable

Launched for the youth and keeping their unbounded energy in mind, TAAGA has inspired the younger fashion enthusiasts over the years, to no end. Where Aarong is a more mature mother brand, TAAGA is the impulsive, joyful sub-brand that is always experimenting and flying out of her comfort zone. This time too, TAAGA’s Eid drop is eclectic, daring and classy, much like its wearers. Inspired by the latest street fashion trends, TAAGA’s new collection has a lot going for it, from geometric to abstract prints and patterns.

June 16, 2022
June 16, 2022

Understanding the modern woman in 'Tokhon Golper Tore'

Tokhon Golper Tore (Pendulum Publishers, 2022) is Rifat Anjum Pia’s debut collection even though she has been writing for quite a few years now.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

The story behind “Everyday Stories”

Each of them represented a unique crisis that women in our country are most frequently faced with, and when I had their stories assembled, I knew this was what I was looking for. 

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Style guide for wearing jeans that fit you well

The appeal for jeans is universal. We have all seen, admired and worn them — the classic skinny jeans, the retro boyfriend jeans, the flares aka bell-bottoms — denim are certainly an indispensable anchor to any wardrobe and are donned as casual wear by many. Again, it is unanimously acknowledged that denim pants never go out of style, and they function as versatile wear in countless occasions; however, ill-fitted jeans can be anyone’s worst nightmare and negatively impact the overall look. Here are some tips to help you choose jeans that complement your natural form.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Marie Stopes Bangladesh opens premium maternity hospital in Mirpur

With a vision to provide quality maternity healthcare services, Marie Stopes Bangladesh (MSB) has taken the philanthropic initiative to open a premium maternity hospital in Mirpur to serve its important clients, exclusively.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Himmati Mai: Symbolic protest in response to widespread atrocities against women

Saturday afternoon witnessed a unique performance art at the city’s Shilpakala Academy Grounds, where 70 women across all generations and professions took to the streets for an hour to protest against the escalating abuse against women all over the world including Bangladesh.