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Aarong's Boishakh
Aarong has jazzed up their Boishakhi collection this year--they've decorated their Boishakhi line with a folk motif. The line up comprises of muslin sari with spray, screen, and block prints. Their Tangail saris with appliqué and sequins are simply stunning, and Boishakhi colours have been used in all these saris. Shalwar-kamizes are embellished with sequins, beads and appliqués, along with a combination of hand and machine embroidery. Punjabis made with handloom and cotton fabrics look bright and hip with greens, maroons and reds.

Ghorye-Baire, the new fashion house in town
Boishakh is definitely the best time to celebrate. It is also a great time to open up a brand new boutique shop and the one that hit Dhaka's fashion scene lately is Ghorye-Baire. Their journey began on April 8 with a friendly inauguration programme at 11am amidst the presence of renowned cultural personalities of Dhaka. A stunning Boishakhi line marks their take off. This new outlet is situated at 351 Rifles Square, Dhanmondi.

Boishakhi sari exhibition at Gallery Chitrok
Fashion houses are dazzling with red and white Boishakhi collections. If you wish to explore outside of fashion houses, then visit Gallery Chitrok. Nahida Sharmin's fifth exhibition titled "Shuchi Shuvro Shundor" is currently going on at the gallery. The exhibition started from April 8 and will continue till the day of Pohela Boishakh on April 14. The exhibition is open everyday from 10am in the morning till 8pm. Gallery Chittrok is situated at House no 21, road no. 4, Dhanmondi.

Mela's Boishakh collection
To celebrate Boishakh, fashion house Mela adorned their outlet with men's fatua, shalwar-kameez, sari, and kids attire. Fatuas cost tk250 to tk490 and punjabis tk450 to tk650. In the women's section, the price of salwar-kameez starts from tk650 and goes up to tk2250, saris cost tk550 to tk2450 and kids outfit tk350 to tk650. Mela is situated at 2/7, Sir Syed Road, Asadgate, Mohammadpur.
-LS Desk



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