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And it’s a wrap!

And it’s a wrap!

  by Tehreen Islam 2017 seemed to have whisked away in a jiffy and 2018 is knocking at our doors.  What a fantastic and eventful year this has been!   The year has offered amazing events, movies, food places and much more to make us remember and cherish this year. This edition of Trends brings back the great memories of the […]

December 28, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
The Joy of Christmas Cakes

The Joy of Christmas Cakes

by Tehreen Islam   ‘There was so much to enjoy about baking cakes then decorating them, it was an art in itself, and I got to do it on a daily basis.’ Darcie Boleyn, Wish Upon a Christmas Cake The festive season is here and Christmas is just around the corner. This is the time of Santa, gifts, red and […]

December 21, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Shahidullah Kaiser- A voice for the voice-less/ A literary genius

Shahidullah Kaiser- A voice for the voice-less/ A literary genius

by Tajnim Imami Every year, the month of December brings about an unfathomable sense of joy and grief for the people of Bangladesh. The loss of some of our brightest stars was followed by the formation of a sovereign nation. The exhilarating sense of freedom was marred by this loss. Shahidullah Kaiser is one such bright star who was taken […]

December 14, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Chandra Shekhar Shaha-  Exploring a master’s mind

Chandra Shekhar Shaha- Exploring a master’s mind

by Rummana Ferdous Fagun Every one has a story and Chandra Shekhar Shaha is one such person whose story is worth a mention. Art, culture, fashion and tradition vary from country to country and they define a country in its distinct way. Chandra Shekhar Shaha is someone who has taken the effort to take the country to new heights with […]

December 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover

by Tajnim Imami Shrouded in mist and sprinkled with drops of dews, winter prowls quietly into the ether. The dense fog of the dawn gives way to sun kissed mornings as the vapour rising from warm, fluffy pithas dance into our breakfast menu. After a seemingly never ending summer and a tumultuous monsoon, winter approaches as a welcoming respite from […]

November 30, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
International Weavers Festival 2017

International Weavers Festival 2017

International Weavers Festival 2017: Tradition modernized By Alvee Khan   The International Weavers Festival is a celebration of handloom textiles, weaving arts and indigenous crafts. This year, the event was organized for the second time by TS Events and patronized by the Ministry of Textiles & Jute. It fest was held at the ICCB open arena in Kuril on Friday, […]

November 23, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Pottery- the next big trend

Pottery- the next big trend

      by Islam Sadequle Pottery is an ancient art and making things from burnt clay has been part of human experience for many thousands of years. In the past few years, pottery has crept out of the knickknack shop and into the realm of fashion. Nowadays, earthenware has evolved into several different forms. People love earthenware- plates, shankis, […]

November 16, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Khadi: Heritage meets innovation

Khadi: Heritage meets innovation

by Tajnim Imami Khadi is a fabric that carries the rebellious and resilient history of the subcontinent in its every weave and stitch. Hand- spun and hand- woven, it speaks of the connection that its people nurture with nature and its wellbeing.  Organized by Fashion Design Council of Bangladesh (FDCB) and held at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) on […]

November 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
RJ Sharmeen: More than just a voice

RJ Sharmeen: More than just a voice

Tehreen Islam   We listen to her for hours and she has become a part of our weekly routine. There exists a bond between us and she makes us smile, laugh, talk and sing with her.  She is the face of FM radio and she is none other than Gazi Sharmeen Ahmed, popularly known as  RJ Sharmeen. A celebrity in […]

October 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover
Essential oils: A gift of nature

Essential oils: A gift of nature

by Tajnim Imami Essential oils are a wonder of nature that has aided humankind with their miraculous properties since time immemorial. These oils are highly concentrated natural plant extracts that are derived from leaves, fruits, flowers, stems, bark, roots and other parts of a plant. Throughout human civilization, they have been used in social and religious ceremonies, beauty care, food […]

October 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Cover

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