women

Her footwear for winter

The weather is changing. The dipping temperature demands a change in what we wear, be it clothes or shoes. If you have been wearing sandals and open-toed shoes during the warmer months, now is the time to wear footwear that cover your feet a little more.

Scotland Women's national team take legal action over equal pay

Scotland Women's national team have taken legal action against the Scottish Football Association as they fight for equal pay.

BOOK REVIEW: NONFICTION / 'Women and Work in South Asia' explores feminism through a South Asian lens

Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhary’s chapter on the trafficking of women, with a focus on India, Bangladesh, and Nepal, teases out the differences in the lived experiences of the Adivasi, Dalit, and other marginalised women. 

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!

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

January 2, 2023
January 2, 2023

Her footwear for winter

The weather is changing. The dipping temperature demands a change in what we wear, be it clothes or shoes. If you have been wearing sandals and open-toed shoes during the warmer months, now is the time to wear footwear that cover your feet a little more.

December 16, 2022
December 16, 2022

Scotland Women's national team take legal action over equal pay

Scotland Women's national team have taken legal action against the Scottish Football Association as they fight for equal pay.

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

'Women and Work in South Asia' explores feminism through a South Asian lens

Anasua Basu Ray Chaudhary’s chapter on the trafficking of women, with a focus on India, Bangladesh, and Nepal, teases out the differences in the lived experiences of the Adivasi, Dalit, and other marginalised women. 

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!

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.