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

February 16, 2022

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 who’s are always with me. Special thanks to my organiser team Md Ariful Islam Read more

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

October 9, 2021

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 place at La Perle, Al Habtoor City, Dubai on November 7 and it is open to all female UAE residents from the age of 18 to 28 with more than three years of UAE residency Read more

Daraz Fashion Week 2021 is live

October 7, 2021

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 Read more

Samia wins the beauty pageant

September 9, 2012

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 Superstar 2012.
Thousands of participants from across the country participated at the primary selection of Read more

Ahang – a new approach to traditional fashion

August 11, 2011

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 its inception, Ahang has been providing something different for its customers. The fashion house is also a regular supplier of products for Grameenphone.
The key persons behind Read more

Pippa Middleton: Queen of the Booty!

August 1, 2011

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 surgery lovers alike.
“The latest craze here in the U.S. and across the world is to get the ‘Pippa Butt Lift,’” Miami-based celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Constantino Mendieta said. Whether women go Read more

Hasin tops ‘Veet-Channel i Top Model 2011’

July 28, 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 Islam Taha and Nomira Ahmed Rakhi successively securedthe second and third position among the top ten contestants.
Besides the top three, the other Read more

Bexi Fabrics-Anyadin Eid Fashion show

July 27, 2011

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 in 1997 marking the jovial occasion of Eid. In 2002, famous fabrics brand Bexi Fabrics joined hands with the fortnightly for arranging the fashion show.With the passage of time, yet another Eid is knocking on the door. To anyone, it is an occasion Read more

Cindy Crawford, 45, still has her sensational supermodel figure

July 15, 2011

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 she showed off the sexy curves that made her famous in her heyday, by slipping into an aubergine Herve Leger bandage mini-dress for the shoot on Tuesday.
The brunette stunner paired Read more

How Kate Middleton became the Royal Recessionista

July 10, 2011

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 has paraded a series of seemingly perfect outfits throughout her trip to Canada and one thing is clear — Princess Kate is no style icon. She’s not fashion-forward either, and Read more

Dhaka’s fashion triumph

June 29, 2011

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 fashion-related programmes, which has surely made the event worthy of its name. Now considered one of the biggest fashion events of our Read more

Dhaka Fashion Week 2011 Begins tomorrow

June 14, 2011

The four-day-long Dhaka Fashion Week 2011 is set to start tomorrow (June 15) with a photography exhibition on fashion at Izumi, in Gulshan, Dhaka, according to a press release. There will also be an exhibition at University of South Asia, Banani. Fashion Week 2011 will also have a roundtable discussion on June 16 at the Westin Dhaka. The highlight of the event will be fashion shows at The Westin Dhaka where 50 designers and brands will showcase their summer 2011 collection at 50 shows, between June 16 and 18. This year’s Read more

Wigs on pages of history

March 6, 2011

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 the danger of an infestation of lice, which was a problem at that time. However, it appears that Egyptians preferred having “hair” which resulted in the creation of wigs that gave the appearance of hair. The new Read more

Branding Chittagong 2011

February 22, 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 gymnasium of MA Aziz Stadium of the port city, had a special emphasis on lifestyles of tribal and ethnic groups who call Chittagong their Read more

How did Katy Perry keep THAT dress on?

February 8, 2011

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 isn’t really the word for it – the plunging neckline barely covered her ample bosom and the strapless dress defied gravity only thanks to an almost-invisible strip of mesh Read more

Jennifer Lopez becomes Venus ambassador

February 4, 2011

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 launch the Venus Goddess Fund for Education, which supports female empowerment through Read more

Natalie Portman Goes Topless for Fragrance Ad

January 13, 2011

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 star in a TV advert directed by Lost in Translation’s Sophia Coppola.
She said: ‘I had an aversion to selling things.
‘And then I realised both that there could be a company that Read more

Scarlett poses with new designs of MANGO winter

October 31, 2010

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 for the photo shoot, in which the actress once again posed before the camera of Mario Sorrenti. The prestigious photographer, who Read more

Miss US crowned Miss World 2010

October 31, 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 World web site. “I can’t believe it’s happening to me. My time has come. I’m Read more

22-year-old Mexican crowned Miss Universe

August 26, 2010

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 Strip.
Asked by Olympic gold-medal figure skater Evan Lysacek how she felt about unsupervised Internet use, Navarrete said the Internet is important but parents need to be careful and watch over Read more

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