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Reela's boutique

Reela's fashion boutique inaugurated an extension of their showroom on March 31, 2012. Mr. AMA Muhith, Honourable Finance Minister and Ms. Sarah Kobori, Member of Parliament, were present at the occasion as guests of honour to support the growth of women entrepreneurs in business. They also unveiled their Spring Vintage Collection.

Reela's is an initiative that was established by Mrs. Reela Ahmed some 12 years back. Since then, it has expanded and grown to be what it is today, employing almost 40 local artisans under its name tag. Their main objective is to promote local artisans through capacity building of unskilled workers by using local resources, trying to revive handicrafts in the age of mass production.

Till now, Reela's mainly focused or bridal and evening wear but with their new collection, they have added an array of daily wear to their list. The new collection is maily cotton based adorned with elaborate designs. Browsing through the shop, one would notice an extensive use of stone work and intricate embroidery in their pieces. Muslin is a prominent material in saris, along with Jamdani.

They also offer designer blouses for their customers that can be done to fit. They offer customised services tailored to the needs of their clients that can include making their desired attire to repairing an old one. Because they cater to a wide range of customers, their pricing varies from high end to medium. Address: Reela's Fashion Boutique, Lane 22, House B-139, New DOHS, Mohakhali, Dhaka.

By Afrida Mahbub

Pizza Hut Delivery launches new items for home delivery

It was a festive atmosphere through which Pizza Hut Delivery (PHD) launched two new food items, at Mirpur 12 on 4th April, 2012. “Pizza Hut delivery is all about bringing the great taste and quality of Pizza Hut that you know and love, to your doorstep. At Pizza Hut Delivery, we believe in two things -- speed and value. Now our customers can enjoy the same great delicious taste from the comfort of their own home. Our two new products are just starters to a long list of piping hot deliveries that we are planning to offer in the near future. So sit back and enjoy.” said Mr. Akku Chowdhury, Managing Director and CEO, Transcom Foods Ltd.

Adding to the list of delicious food items that the people of Mirpur can enjoy through free home delivery are the all new Pizza Mia and the Italian Roll. The Pizza Mia is meant for true Pizza connoisseurs and is an authentic hand stretched pizza, baked to perfection with the finest Mozzarella Cheese, Old World Sauce and other wholesome ingredients. The Italian Roll has a delicious combination of chicken, capsicum, onion, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese wrapped in a sumptuous tortilla roll and served with a spicy salsa.

At the launching event, a group of extremely skilled street dance performers attracted quite an admiring crowd. Actress and model Moonmoon was present as a celebrity guest, and said a few words alongside Mr. Akku Chowdhury.

Since its launch in 2011, Pizza Hut Delivery has been delighting the residents of Mirpur everyday by delivering piping hot and fresh delicious, pizzas right to their doorsteps. In order to serve quality and fresh pizza to the table PHD limits its delivery radius to within 30 minutes of placing an order. To place an order and get free delivery the customers need to call the hotline - 09613-999999.

For details please contact:

Transcom Foods Limited, Phone: 9894045, 9894662, web: www.pizzahutbd.com

By Shaer Reaz


Kleopatra's Baishakhi Offer

Harmony Spa has launched its new beauty salon “Kleopatra” in Road#27, House#43 in Dhanmondi recently to provide better service to clients. To celebrate the Bengali tradition of Pahela Baishakh, “Kleopatra” is offering Special Baishakhi Makeover only at Tk.1000 on the day of Pahela Baishakh from 7 am in the morning. They also have various types of Baishakhi Packages including Facial, Hair Treatment, Manicure and Pedicure, Nail Art etc, in which one will also get a free henna decoration. So visit Kleopatra to make your day special.

Phone# 01741219624

Baishakhi discount @ Farzana Shakil's

Country's leading fashion and lifestyle brand Farzana Shakil's Makeover Salon Limited introduced a basket of super discounted offers to celebrate the most colourful event of Bengalis -- Pahela Baishakh. It has introduced discounted combo packages for all for a period of 10 days from 10 April to 20 April 2012. For the auspicious day of Pahela Baishakh, anyone can avail "Baishakhi Package" where the salon will offer a combo package which includes quick Baishakhi face makeup, sari and beni. The second combo package includes spa, manicure and pedicure, threading for upper lips and eye brows. A gift voucher is also available which includes Facial with Face Fair Polish with manicure and pedicure service. On top of these, customers can also enjoy a flat 15% discount on Hair Highlight and Hair Base Colouring for the days. For details please call 8812215 (Gulshan), 9116057 (Dhanmondi).

Shadakalo's Baishakh

To celebrate the biggest festival on the Bengali calendar, fashion house Shadakalo have launched their Baishakhi collection which includes block print, screen print, machine embroidered and hand embroidered saris, panjabis, kurtas, fatuas, dupattas and various homeware products. Popular motifs used in the collection are artistically drawn elephants, birds and other quintessentially deshi images. As in other years, the same designs are available in both adult and children's wear for those who wish to match attires with their children as well as colour and design coordinated ensembles for couples.


We request all our event invitations, press releases and other forms of correspondence be sent to Raffat Binte Rashid, Editor, Star Lifestyle (7th Floor), 64-65 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Dhaka 1215. Email: lifestyleds@yahoo.com or raffat@thedailystar.net


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