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Aneela Haque has recently launched her Valentine's Day collection incuding a great variety of party attire focusing on the colours red and black.

Photo: Andes


Valentine's Day has special meaning to a lot of people. Not only those smitten by the love bug but also those who prefer to express their affection for all dear and near. A concept of the West that oozed though satellite channels in the early 1990s has now blended with local custom and has been fused with local traditions.

Every year, come Valentine's, boutiques of the city offer an assortment of clothes for the urban youth. Be it sari, fatua, panjabi or a shirt, lovers find pleasure in gifting garbs for the adornment of their loved ones.

Adroit, this year, has come up with a selection of astute assortment of clothing that forms their Valentine's Day collection.

Prices range from Tk490-14450 for saris, Tk820-3850 for shalwar kameez sets, Tk295-1180 for fatuas, and Tk529-3500 for panjabis. Also on the shelves are T-shirts, shirts and children's wear.

Available at all Adroit outlets.


Colour is what Spring is all about. Vibrant hues, garlands made from fresh blossoms of the season worn with a pleasant smile.

Boutique Rang colours itself this season like many other Falguns that have passed by.

This year sees significant additions to their usual range of saris, shalwar kameez sets, fatuas and panjabis. Not to mention kurtas, shirt and T-shirts.

Along with the traditional yellow, the ever so popular 'bashanti', other colours have been introduced, which to say the least , are befitting the pleasantry of spring. Apparels have been further embellished with screen prints, tie n' dye, hand block prints, appliqué, handpaint and batik. Vegetable dyes have now made a comeback and have been rightfully incorporated within the collection.

This wonderful Spring Collection 2011 is now available at all Rang outlets.

The hunt begins…

Over the years, Nogordola has made a niche amongst the fashionistas of the city not only as a boutique that houses exquisite designs but also as an enterprise upholding a social commitment. Through their numerous outlets spread across Dhaka and Chittagong this house showcases attires that are traditional yet contemporary.

In order to create a mark in the fashion industry Nogordola now attempts to present some fresh new faces. Through their association with RTV as media partner, the Nogordola Model Hunt 2011 will soon begin for new upcoming models. A board of adjudicators will be formed consisting of renowned personalities from the field of fashion, art and culture and the event will subsequently be aired on RTV.

Interested individuals may applying by submit photographs and profiles to the nearest Nogordola outlets -- Dhanmondi, Banani, Basundhara Deshi Dosh and Chittagong Deshi Dosh.

Or contact: Nogordola, House-1/A, Road-13(new), Dhanmondi, Mirpur Road, Dhaka. #9126451, 9127035. The profiles may also be submitted through email: nogordola@gmail.com

Ena la Mode

Ena la Mode dresses up for Valentine's, showcasing attires in vibrant hues of red and blue. The joyous fervour is also evident in the designs of the saris, shalwar kameez sets, panjabis, fatuas, etc. The embellishment has been carried out with hand block prints, screen prints, tie n' dye, embroidery, karchupi and appliqué. Also available are fashion accessories for both men and women.

Contact: Ena la Mode, House 4, Road 12, Sector 6, Uttara. #01713048621


As we celebrate the coming of spring, nature blends in with the merriment. As we rejoice, nature smiles with colourful blooms.

To accentuate this euphoric time, boutique Foring gears up to provide the right ensemble for Pohela Falgun the first day of Spring.

Keeping 13 February in mind, this boutique presents a colourful selection that features, but is not limited to, vibrant colours - green, yellow, orange - and new cuts in shalwar kameez. The graceful sari has been revamped in new forms, blending the traditional with contemporary ideas and motifs.

Available at all Foring outlets.

Tara Marka

Keeping the coming Valentine's Day in mind, boutique Tara Marka comes forth with their collection that features saris, fatuas, panjabis, shalwar kameez sets and fatunjis. Prices range between Tk 250-1000. Available at Tara Marka outlets in Bailey Road and Aziz Supermarket.

Angeleena's Valentine offer

With a view to celebrate the day of love, boutique Angeleena presents a Valentine's Day special. On Valentine's Day the shop is offering a 10% discount on all items for men wanting to please their better halves on the special occasion.

Address: Shop no. 2, Pink City, Gulshan 2.

- LS Desk



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