Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Bibi Russell’s fundraiser show delights audiences in Dhaka

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com

Photo: Collected

Internationally acclaimed fashion designer Bibi Russell’s fashion show to raise fund for the medical mission enthralled the audience at Aloki on the capital’s Tejgaon-Gulshan Link Road on Friday evening.

Dhaka audience witnessed the first ever ‘Blue Wrap Project Runway-Bangladesh’, jointly organised by Rotary Club of Dhaka Pathfinders and the Partners for World Health, a US-based organisation.

In the fashion show, Bibi Russell presented a collection of sustainable designs, where supermodel Noyonika Chatterjee walked in the ramp as the showstopper.

The show began with the first queue wearing dresses made of discarded surgical blue polypropylene with an aim to recycle the surgical wastes.

The following four queues showcased Bibi Russell’s ‘Threads of Life’ collections featuring 100 per cent natural, sustainable and hand woven cotton and Jamdani dresses.

The show also paid tribute to the craftspeople who have been the unsung heroes behind the scene.

The queues also synchronised with Bangla songs to give the viewers the glimpse of our local tradition and culture.

In her welcome speech, the president of Rotary Club of Dhaka Pathfinders Tabassum Hossain Tina said that this sustainable fashion initiative was about transforming waste into art, symbolising Rotary’s collective commitment to a healthier world.

Related News

Rikkie Valerie Koll makes history by becoming the first ever transgender woman to win Miss Netherlands

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Rikkie Valerie Kollé has been named Miss Netherlands 2023, on July 8, becoming the first transgender woman to take the title, according to multiple outlets. The 22-year-old was crowned with a tiara by her predecessor, Ona Moody and reigning Miss Universe R’Bonney Gabriel from the US, at the AFAS Theater in ... Read more

Miss Universe 2023 contestants who’ve been selected so far

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com The next Miss Universe pageant, to be held in El Salvador later this year, will be historic in many ways. For the first time, married women and mothers are allowed to participate in the 72nd edition of the annual beauty pageant. The rule change announced last year represents one of the ... Read more

Alia Bhatt becomes Gucci’s first Indian global ambassador

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Ever since Alia Bhatt made her Met Gala debut this year, she has been dominating the headlines. Bhatt has added another feather to her shining cap. The 30-year-old actress has become the first Indian global ambassador for the luxury fashion brand Gucci. Not only this, but she will make her first ... Read more

Alia Bhatt Dons Claudia Schiffer’s Chanel Bridal Look At MET Gala 2023; Here’s Why-

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt made her MET Gala debut last night at the 2023 edition of the prestigious fashion event. The actress was seen spreading glamour in a white Chanel bridal look on the floor, leaving everyone stunned. She then took to her social media handle to tell the story behind ... Read more

Arab designer Rami Al Ali presents latest line at New York Bridal Fashion Week

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Exploring the themes of feminity and modernity with his latest collection ‘White 5’, Rami Al Ali, yet again brings a fresh perspective to wedding wear at the New York Bridal Fashion Week. The Dubai-based couturier’s new drop features 12 wedding dresses that explore themes of femininity and modernity. Establishing a collection ... Read more

Miss USA R’Bonney Gabriel won Miss Universe 2022

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Miss Universe 2022 was announced on Sunday, and American R’Bonney Gabriel took home the crown. Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu of India crowned Gabriel at a glamorous event held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Gabriel, who is a fashion designer and a model, also made history ... Read more

Jasmin Selberg of Germany crowned Miss International 2022

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com German contestant Jasmin Selberg won the title of Miss International 2022 on Tuesday, December 13 at the Tokyo, Japan finals. Jasmin is the fourth German to win the crown, and she beat out 65 other contestants to do so. Jasmin took over the title from Bint Sireethorn Leearamwat, Miss International 2019, ... Read more

Miss World Bangladesh starts after a break of two years

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Miss World Bangladesh returns after two years. Miss World Bangladesh will represent the country at Miss World pageant central stage. Omicon Entertainment is the competition’s official franchise and Asiatic is the organizing partner. The organizers announced the competition specifics at a news conference. Sara Zaker and Sadia Islam Mou will judge ... Read more

‘Cartier’ names Deepika Padukone as its brand ambassador

French luxury brand ‘Cartier’ has just announced the Indian actress as its newest ambassador Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Multiple-award winning Indian actress, producer, philanthropist, and entrepreneur, Deepika Padukone has been announced as Cartier’s newest brand ambassador. The French luxury brand shared the news that they are delighted to welcome Indian actress and producer Deepika Padukone ... Read more

Miss Universe 2022 to be held in New Orleans next year

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com On January 14, 2023, more than 90 women will vie for the title of Miss Universe at the Ernest N Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. They will compete in various categories, including evening gown and swimwear. They will also take part in an in-depth interview session. The organization said earlier ... Read more

Tashnuva becomes first Bangladeshi trans-woman to walk on NY Fashion Week ramp

Bangladeshi transgender woman Tashnuva Anan Shishir walked the ramp at the New York Fashion Week on Saturday (12 February). She became the first Bangladeshi transgender women to participate in the prestigious semi-annual fashion event. Shishir confirmed the news in a facebook post. ‘…I am grateful to all of my audience, good wishers, friends and family ... Read more

In a first, Dubai to host Miss Universe UAE Beauty Pageant

Dubai is all set to host its first-ever the glittering and glamour-filled Miss Universe UAE beauty pageant in November, with the winner heading for the global event in Israel in December, organizers announced on Thursday during a press conference at the Armani Hotel in Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The glamourous beauty pageant is set to take ... Read more

Daraz Fashion Week 2021 is live

The country’s largest online marketplace, Daraz Bangladesh, will begin the Live Phase of Daraz Fashion Week 2021 on Thursday, and it will continue till October 13, 2021, said a press release. The exclusive event comes bearing discounts and offers, providing the fashion enthusiasts with the opportunity to shop at their heart’s content. Under the Daraz

Samia wins the beauty pageant

Lux-Channel-i Superstar Samia wins the beauty pageant Samia Sayeed, from Comilla, had been announced the winner of Lux-Channel-i Superstar Contest at the grand finale held on Friday at the Bangabandhu International Convention Centre. Prasun Azad, from Mymensingh, became the first runner up while Samiha Hossain Khan, from Pabna, became the second runner up of the Lux-Channel-i ... Read more

Ahang – a new approach to traditional fashion

Feature Ahang – a new approach to traditional fashion To fashion connoisseurs, Ahang is a name that does not need any introduction. The fashion house, with its unique offerings, is a well known house of quality fashion wear. Let it be fashion for men, women, or even children, Ahang has always something for everyone. Since ... Read more

Pippa Middleton: Queen of the Booty!

Her royal hotness. Lord of the arse-tocracy. Queen of the booty. She may be a commoner and not a Duchess like sister Kate, but ever since April, Pippa Middleton has become the style princess of the UK and beyond. Thanks to a form-fitting Alexander McQueen maid-of-honor gown, Pippa’s captivated couture critics, workout fanatics and plastic ... Read more

Hasin tops ‘Veet-Channel i Top Model 2011’

Hasin Rowshan Jahan, an honours student of the Department ofHistory of Dhaka University, has won the country’s first and only female modelhunt contest ‘Veet-Channel i Top Model 2011’ award. She was declared as the top model after performing in thecolourful grand finale of the contest, which was held at a city hotel onTuesday night. Sanzida ... Read more

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

Cindy Crawford, 45, still has her sensational supermodel figure

She began her career in the early 80’s at just 16-years-old. But almost three decades later, Cindy Crawford proves that she still has her supermodel figure as she poses for a new campaign for Deichman Shoes in the middle of a busy New York street, the Daily Mail reports. The 45-year-old beauty looked stunning as ... Read more

How Kate Middleton became the Royal Recessionista

By Lorna Hogg for Irish Independent First she was Waity-Katy – as everyone wondered when she would get married. Then she was the Fairytale Bride when she wowed the world at her wedding in Westminster Abbey. Now she’s Princess Prudent — the royal who recognises a recession . . . Kate Middleton style gallery She ... Read more