Sunday, December 10, 2023

Bexi Fabrics-Anyadin Eid Fashion show

Fortnightly Anyadin, in association with Bexi Fabrics, arranged an Eid fashion show on the evening of 24 July at the Hall of Fame auditorium of Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in the city. In an effort to diversify the Eid fashion and to promote local brands, Anyadin started the first episode of this show back ... Read more

Dhaka’s fashion triumph

A week of international, national and regional fashion shows, exhibitions, workshops, and roundtables – Dhaka Fashion Week has come a long way. Writes Nadee Naboneeta Imran Dhaka Fashion Week (DFW), which began in 2008 as the brainchild of Kawshiki Nasser Tupa and Fakhrul Chowdhury, stepped into its fourth year last week, hosting a range of ... Read more

Wigs on pages of history

In ancient Egypt, both males and females wore wigs made either from human hair, sheep’s wool or vegetable fibers, depending upon their social status. There were a number of benefits for Egyptians from shaving their heads. First it was more comfortable in the hot Egyptian climate not to have hair. Secondly, a baldhead helped avoid ... Read more

Branding Chittagong 2011

Limelight on Tribal Lifestyles The Branding Chittagong 2011 event was organized on 12 February 2011 by theDesigners’ Forum, a coalition of Chittagong based designers. With a spectacular fashion show, painting expo, musical evening and traditional cuisine, it was a night that celebrated Chittagong in all its colour, diversity and glory. The event, organized at the ... Read more

How did Katy Perry keep THAT dress on?

It takes a brave woman to step out in almost any of the outfits Katy Perry squeezes her curves into but her latest dress was daring even by her standards. The 26-year-old singer was promoting her newly-released fragrance, Purr, in Mexico City but it was her purple frock that drew most of the attention. Low-cut ... Read more

Jennifer Lopez becomes Venus ambassador

Jennifer Lopez has become the first-ever global brand ambassador for Gillette Venus razors The singer-and-actress stars in a new campaign for the firm to promote their new shavers, in which she flaunts her smooth legs by the beach, as well as recorded her own rendition of the classic pop hit ‘Venus’. Jennifer will also help ... Read more

Natalie Portman Goes Topless for Fragrance Ad

Natalie Portman has stripped naked for the new Miss Dior fragrance ad. The 29-year-old actress has been photographed wearing nothing but a black bow in her hair as she stares into the camera while modestly covering up her breasts with her arms. Portman was snapped by photographer Tim Walker for the ad campaign and will ... Read more

Scarlett poses with new designs of MANGO winter

October 30, 2010 (Spain):  Once again, Scarlett Johansson, one of the most internationally-famous models, will feature in the new MANGO winter campaign. This is the third time the actress has launched the firm’s new designs since she became the face of the brand last year. A typical London residence was the setting chosen by MANGO ... Read more

Miss US crowned Miss World 2010

Alexandria Mills, an 18-year-old American, was named Miss World 2010 after competing against 114 other young women for the title. The Kentucky resident was crowned during a televised ceremony in Sanya, southern China, on October 30. “It’s a cliché but this really is a dream come true,” she was quoted as saying on the Miss ... Read more

22-year-old Mexican crowned Miss Universe

A 22-year-old Mexican won the Miss Universe pageant Monday night after donning a flowing red gown and telling an audience it’s important to teach kids family values. Jimena Navarrete of Guadalajara was first to answer an interview question Monday night and the last of 83 contestants standing in the headline-grabbing pageant on the Las Vegas ... Read more

Scarlett Johansson, once again face for MANGO campaign

Scarlett Johansson, one of the most internationally famous actresses of the moment, has once again placed herself under the orders of the photographer Mario Sorrenti to star in the new MANGO campaign for the Autumn/Winter 2010-2011. An emblematic residence in Los Angeles was the setting chosen by MANGO for the photo shoot, led by the ... Read more

Diana dress ‘is fashion history’

A Chilean museum said it was willing to pay a princely sum for one of Diana, Princess of Wales’ first official gowns because it was an important piece of fashion history. The strapless, silk taffeta dress’ revealing cut and striking black colour caused a minor scandal when the then Lady Diana Spencer was pictured wearing ... Read more

Dhaka Fashion Week kicks off tomorrow

Dhaka Fashion Week 2010, a two day event, begins tomorrow (June 4) at 7:00 pm at Dhaka Club. Fourteen eminent fashion houses of Bangladesh will display their exclusive summer collections at the event. ‘Forty prominent models will scorch the ramps clad with wide-ranging apparels including sari, salwar-kameez, panjabi, fatua , tribal wear and fusion made ... Read more

Glamour and sparkle at wedding fair

All the latest designs in Asian wedding lenghas and saris were on show at the Asian wedding and lifestyle exhibition. The two-day event which took place at Manchester Central attracted visitors from all over the north-west. The main attraction was the glitzy fashion shows highlighting the latest trends for both men and

Victoria Beckham’s Fashion Test

Victoria Beckham will only design clothes she would wear. The former Spice Girl-turned-fashion designer – whose upmarket clothing ranges have been critically acclaimed – admits she’s a perfectionist when it comes to her work so creates outfits she would be prepared to buy. She said: “The sales have been phenomenal. It’s been a challenge – ... Read more

Sushmita Sen acts as show stopper for LFW Day 4

September 22, 2009 (India): The invitation was to the grandest wedding of the season at the most dazzling venue, with a zardozi encrusted stage at Lakme Fashion Week; when Philips presented a stunning bridal collection by top Bollywood designer, Vikram Phadnis with one of the most beautiful women in the universe, Bollywood’s sensational beauty queen, ... Read more

Deepika Pandukone crackles on ramp for Gauri & Nainika

Cascades of long drapes descended from the ceiling, a giant visual of the Grey Goose Journeys around the world set the stage for one of the most glamorous and elegant retro haute couture shows of the day. Black, white and red – the eternal colour story was the only selection by designers, Gauri and Nainika ... Read more