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  • Cut it short or blow it out

    Voluminous hair with bouncy locks is a universally flattering look. Blowout hair adds shine and makes all types of hair look healthy, soft and classy.

  • Mummylicious

    An expectant mum is likely to experience many changes during her pregnancy. The most crucial one is the change in physical appearance, which tends to affect self-esteem and confidence levels. In such a difficult time one's wardrobe can play a key role.

  • Personalised gifts for the foreign friend

    Post millennium Bangladesh is not quite what we expected it to be. As the country's economy is flourishing, more and more people are travelling abroad on business trips, to attend events, or simply for pleasure.

  • Owning the gift-exchange game

    A big bouquet of flowers, a lovable stuffed toy, a card with a wish full of blessings — these are often the elements that instantly pop in one's mind when thinking of Eid gifts, of course apart from the obvious clothes and shoes. There are also the options of stationery, cosmetics, bags and little knick knacks.

  • Of food and tunes

    Did you ever find yourself running over to the TV when you heard a certain familiar tune only to find it was being performed in an orchestra or as a concert piece?

  • 5 BANGLADESHI FASHION BLOGS TO FOLLOW in 2017

    Fashion blogging is extremely popular all over the world. So popular that fashion bloggers with a minimum of 2k followers on Instagram.

  • Reality Checks with Tea Leaf Reading

    Tea leaf reading is a fortune telling art that let's your inner psy-guru run wild. For holistic people, this is one fun spiritual activity because the subconscious mind comes out to play.

  • Rickshaw art With love from Biskut Factory

    One would imagine that a person who prefers to go only by his first name, and that too — Biskut — would be quite charming and animated.

  • Al-Haramain — the wonderland of perfumery

    Being a front-runner in perfumery since 1970, Al-haramain has being quite a favourite brand in the Middle East, as well as countries such as Singapore and Malaysia.

  • Raising the mercury with Samuel Hoque

    After a killer 2016 with two successful collections under his belt and a mountain of accolades for his showing at the Weavers Festival last year, Samuel Hoque has every reason to be flying high.

  • Falling back in love with scarves

    Almost everyone has a scarf in their wardrobe; even though typically used as an alternative to the dupatta these scarves can be donned...

  • Scarves to look sensual and glamorous

    How many times have you wanted to spice up the drab or monotonous look with something that was just lying around in your drawers?

  • By any other name…

    From being compared to the beloved's face, to relay burning passions and hidden messages in plain sight, or pressed into the pages of a book long forgotten, roses have proved their versatility, beyond doubt and in all of living memory.

  • Ice cream; guilt free!

    From children smothering their faces with melted cream to the elderly quietly enjoying the brain freeze, ice cream truly is a universal dessert that we all love and often crave.

  • New bloke on the block: The Beardist

    Are you like one of those Bollywood actors with zero facial hair but are capable of incredible stunts like Jackie Chan?

  • Le Reve launches 9 to 9 office wear

    We spend a huge chunk of our time in the office. And office wear does not simply reflect your style and personality, it also says a lot about how professional you are, as you are what you wear!

  • Summer's blessed drinks

    Imagine this - your tiny red car sits crammed in the traffic of Kakoli signal and you are sitting in the driver's seat, slowly wiping off every drop of sweat on your forehead.

  • Charukala ready to embrace Pahela Baishakh

    ‘Anondo loke, mangal aloke, birajo, sotto sundoro' – with these immortal words by Tagore as the underlying theme the Institute of Fine Arts, University of Dhaka, is all set to celebrate the dawning of the Bengali year 1424.

  • New Dhaka's Culinary Secrets

    But which are some of the notable eateries found in the rest of the city? This pushed us to explore New Dhaka and its culinary secrets.

  • @ Purbachal

    Lack of food-less recreation has led our people to meet up with their friends at Hatirjheel ignoring the simple fact that it's a lakefront meant to minimise traffic congestion and ease communication and not to set up a date with your significant other.

  • Gluten hideouts

    Gluten free food, gluten free ingredients and gluten free recipes have all been on the radar of health conscious foodies for quite a while and now it is more of a concern for many than ever before.

  • Your next favourite title now delivered at your door!

    To a bookworm, the home is a fortress where every book is treated like blocks building up an armoury of reading materials!

  • Cold coffee chills for this Dhaka summer

    Whether you need a midday mug to keep yourself awake after the fifth meeting on a row or just need a break to hang out with your friends and shed some of that exam stress, plenty of cafés around town offer a wide range of freshly brewed cold coffees that are sure to make you crave for more!

  • Falgun shenanigans

    Keeping the viridity and vibrancy of Falgun in mind, you can be nature's belle for the occasion, to celebrate her rejuvenation, by wearing all those colours in your jewellery made of fresh flowers and even leaves.

  • Rock n' roll with a deodorant!

    Have you ever thought that you were missing out on something after you put on your outfit and then realise it was your deodorant?

  • Bomb away with bomber jackets

    Winter mornings are cold and wet with a brisk wind sweeping a chill across the land, seeping into our homes, stripping the dear warmth of our skin. As comfortable and tempting as it may be, to wrap our precious quilt around the body and step outside to rule the street, fashion wise it would be quite appalling.

  • Jhalmuri VS Pop Corn

    By the time this goes into your hands, the bite of chilly winter may have seeped deep into your bones. The other possibility is the season vanishing, leaving no trace.

  • Summing up scarves

    Scarves and mufflers have created a lot of confusion over the years, with people struggling to differentiate between the two.

  • Topis - your modern day crown

    Wondering how you can glam up your look this season? Simple, top it with a topi! You will be amazed to see how exquisitely it can transform you.

  • The ultimate uses of jolly-tins

    How many times were you bitterly disappointed when you opened a jolly-tin expecting good old butter cookies only to find your mum's sewing kit bundled up in a giant knot?

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