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Chirontoni, Adhunika and Uchchol - three packages that have been especially designed to cater for the needs of the clients to celebrate Pahela Baishakh 1419.

On the first day of the Bengali New Year, Persona will open their gates at dawn. The packages will include makeup, hair styling, assistance in wearing the sari and drawing the 'teep' on the forehead. Clients are free to choose and the entire range of offers will cost Tk.1500.

There is also an exclusive Persona offer on Nail Art (Tk.300). And if you want to capture the moment, head to Persona Studio and take photographs of your stunning new look at Tk.500 (5 complementary copies).

The offer is valid from 13 April - 19 April. 2012.

Wish List


Wishes are an abstract idea of the human mind. We wish for certain things around us, we also wish for things that we don't always find. The more we progress in this journey of life, the more we realise that it's the small wishes of our heart, which upon fulfillment brings us overwhelming joy.

That being said, “Wish List” makes a humble effort to fulfil those very desires, at least as far as fashion is concerned. They seek to bridge class and trend, elegance and craftsmanship, uniqueness and beauty and mostly, superior quality and affordability. This Pahela Baishakh they are here with their new collection comprising red, white, yellow, fuschia, purple and other happening shades. Prices range from Tk 1500-2400.

Contact: #0171 6380 942; wishlist1912@gmail.com; facebook.com/listedwish.


Fashion house Megh has introduced their brand new collection to celebrate Pahela Baishakh. These printed and hand-designed pieces include shalwar kameez sets, fatuas, short panjabis, shirts, t-shirts, and children's wear. Cotton, silk, khadi, endi and local taant fabrics have been used in the collection.

Aarong's Folk Collection

Celebrating the colours and culture of one of the country's biggest events -- the Bengali New Year 1419 -- Aarong brings to you a fun and exciting line of fashion wear and accessories to make your summer even brighter.

Aarong's Pahela Baishakh Collection reflects the folk heritage of story telling through the stitches and its creations. With an element of surprise in every creation, this assortment brings you bright and vivid colours with trend-setting silhouettes in the shalwar kameez sets and Taaga tops, simple-yet-elegant motifs and designs in the saris, and trendy wooden, terracotta, brass and silver accessories to complete your 'deshi' look .

Available at all Aarong outlets.


Keeping the coming Pahela Baishakh in mind, Kumudini Handicrafts has brought out their Baishakhi collection that features saris, shalwar kameez sets, fatuas, kurtas, shirts and children's wear. The fabrics used have been varied, ranging from cotton, half-silk, endi silk and muslin, which have been further embellished with hand block prints and nakshi stitches.

Rang welcomes Baishakh

Pahela Baishakh -- a day that every Bengali celebrates with much fanfare and enthusiasm. Efforts go into the preparations for the day, which at times start almost a month back and at times even more.

Rang itself has prepared to welcome Baishakh by inaugurating its arrangement for Baishakh -- “Baishakher Rang 1419”. The new collection was launched on 31 March at the Semanto Square (Rifles Square) branch in Dhanmondi.

One can get a small preview of Baishakh as they enter the stores of Rang all over the city. With decorations replicating that of Pahela Baishakh and products that are themed the same, Rang has brought the colours of Baishakh two weeks early for its customers.

Each and every product starting from saris to shalwar kameez sets, panjabis to t-shirts, jewellery, bed covers or décor pieces, each and every thing shouts Baishakh where the designers have played with various traditional materials and motifs.

Many celebrities were present during the programme. Renowned artist Shukumar Pal inaugurated the event by applying a few wonderful strokes of red, blue, yellow and green to a canvas set up at the store entrance.

By Karishma Ameen

Bibiana Baishakh

Bibiana takes its hues from the colours of the rainbow this Baishakh. Be sure to check their Baishakhi Collection that has an array of designs in saris, shalwar kameez sets, panjabis, fatuas, kurtis and much more.

Available at all Bibiana outlets.

Woman's World


One of Bangldesh's leading fashion and makeover salons, Woman's World Ltd, is celebrating Pahela Baishakh 1419 as a festival of colours, delight and beauty. Like every year, they are offering an attractive discount ranging from 15 to 20 percent on all services. The offer will be available till 14 April, at five outlets of WW.

On Pahela Baishakh, the outlets will open early in the morning with complementary traditional snacks and gifts. On 14 April, WW will provide an exclusive package, which shall consist of base make-up, eye make-up, hair styling, as well as sari wearing -- the entire package for an incredible special price of Tk. 1000 only.

Panjabis galore at Kay Kraft

Bold cuts, suave designs and comfortable fabric highlights of the range of panjabis that has now hit all Kay Kraft outlets. The designs have been a mix of orthodox with the contemporary, keeping the wide age group of Kay Kraft clients in mind. Prices, too, have been kept reasonable to suit all budgets.

KK is a Baishakhi must.

Banglar Mela

Banglar Mela introduces silk, half-silk, endi, khaadi and mixed cotton saris for Baishakh. Traditional cotton, Tangail saris have been further embellished with block and frame prints. The use of tie-n-dye, vegetable dye, appliqué and karchupi have also been quite extensive.

The collection is not limited to saris but also features fatuas, panjabis and children's wear.

Available at all Banglar Mela outlets.

Tohu's Creations

The festivity of Pahela Baishakh has been aptly captured in the vibrant colourful attires of Tohu's Creation. Their Baishakhi line comprises of saris, shalwar kameez sets, fatuas for men and women, panjabis and an extensive range of children's wear. Prices are well within range.

Contact: Shop #131, Rifle's Square, First floor. #0171 1934 851


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