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News flash


Dorjibari has presented its Eid collection in a new way. The boutique always attempts to provide a Western look in Bangladeshi, traditional outfits. Primarily made from imported fabric, the Eid collection features shirts, pants, panjabis, fatua, T-shirts and polo shirts.

Dorjibari also has a selection of blazers, prince coats and ties for buyers to choose from. Also available are tees for children and accessories like belts, wallets and shoes.

Available at Dorjibari outlets in Bashundhara City, North Tower, Uttara, Plaza A R, Dhanmondi, Mowchak, Dhaka.

Shop talk

Get furniture at chopped off prices

With the bonus check in your hands and Eid coming up, shopping is at full swing.

Consequently, furniture shops, like the rest, have many offers running to get a share out of your bonus. Here's what the big names in furniture have lined up for you.

One of the most well-known names in the market, Otobi started off as “The Designers” in 1975. They offer furniture (and other items) designed thoughtfully and crafted intelligently, with a touch of innovation. Also, Otobi uses wood substitutes thus making their products cost-effective and light This Ramadan, Otobi has slashed their prices up to 50%, depending on what item you buy. Otobi, with its wings spread all over Dhaka, sells decorative items, kitchen and bathroom fittings, office and home furniture, etc. With the generous discounts, paying a visit to one of the Otobi stores will definitely be a good idea.

Hatil is another well-established brand in the furniture world. A door and furniture manufacturer, Hatil was founded in 1989, following the footsteps of H. A. Timber- a company running from 1966 with a reputation in the timber processing sector. Hatil promotes eco-friendliness, using many materials other than solid wood like bent wood and oak wood. Hatil is offering a discount of up to 15%.

Akhtar Furnishers
Established in 1976, Akhtar Furnishers is the shop for you if you want some exclusive and elegant wooden furniture. This season, Akhtar Furnishers is giving a discount of up to 30%. Furthermore, you'll be given a coupon, for every Tk. 10, 000 worth of purchases, with which you can participate in a raffle draw. The prizes of the draw are several furniture items.

Athena's brings you some of the most beautiful and elegant furniture, mirrors, candle-stands and many other decorative pieces that are extremely unique, many of them inspired from designs centuries old. Athena's has put a discount of up to 50% this month. Athena's have two showrooms. Both are in Gulshan-1; one in road # 136 and another in Gulshan South Avenue.

Navana Furniture
On the other hand, Navana Furniture, a relatively new player (founded in 2002) that has rapidly rooted its position, is offering a discount of up to 40%. In Dhaka, Navana has showrooms in Gulshan-1, Topkhana, Kazipara and Pantapath.

Koncept Furniture
Koncept Furniture focuses on making “modern furniture” for offices and homes. The company offers high quality office and home interior solutions too. For corporate clients, it has integrated office system solutions that help create a dynamic and productive work environment. This Ramadan, Koncept is offering a discount from 10% to 30%. Koncept has two showrooms, one in Uttara (House # 1, Road # 1, and Sector # 1) and another in Progoti Shoroni, Baridhara.

By M. H. Haider



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