June 20, 2013 | 07:44 AM (BD Time)
20 June, 2013 Thursday
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Celebrating the colours and culture of the country’s one of the biggest event, Pahela Baishakha, the Bangla New Year, different fashion and boutique houses have introduced various collections of new items for the fashion lovers.
From the beginning of April, the shopping scene in the capital faces a complete overhaul. Western beats are replaced by the traditional sounds at all the major shopping malls. Tops, dresses and even fatuas make room for the classic saris, salwar-kameez sets and panjabis and most importantly, red and white rule supreme.
Mainly panjabi and fatua for males and salwar-kameez and saree for females are focused for this year’s Baishakhi newly launched wearing items. Therefore, children wears are also available on this occasion.
Country’s leading and established fashion and boutique houses like Aarong, Anjan’s, Banglar Mela, Rong, AB Fashion, Kay Kraft, Sadakalo, Tohu’s Creations, Mantra, Nitto Upohar, Sadakalo, Tara Marka, Deshal, Moon’s Boutique, Lilabali, Rangta, Lubnan, Infinity, Kittonkhola, Bokul’s, Pattern Diva, Tara Marka, among others, have brought their new collections for this year's Baishakhi fashion.
Any female who has crossed over the ‘14-year-old’ borderline is most likely jumping in anticipation for a chance to wear and wander around in a saree. You can get special Pahela Baishakh red and white saris in cotton, jamdani, half silk and silk.
Aarong brings to you a fun and exciting line of fashion wears and accessories to make your summer even brighter. Aarong’s Pahela Baishakh collection reflects the folksy heritage of story telling through the stitches and its creations. With an element of surprise in every creation, this assortment brings you bright and vivid colours with trend-setting silhouette in the salwar-kameezes and Taaga tops, simple-yet-elegant motifs and designs in the saris, and trendy wooden, terracotta, brass and silver accessories to complete your ‘deshi’ look.
This time Anjan’s designs have been inspired from Bangladeshi architecture. The motifs have been selected from ancient Jamindari buildings to adorn sarees, panjabis, fatuas, shirts, salwar kameezes, and children’s wear. The colours white and red have got the most importance other than brown, yellow, magenta, etc.
Pahela Baishakh is considered to be a celebration of life for the Bangladeshis. As always Banglar Mela has arranged a great collection for the coming Pahela Baishakh.
Apart from the traditional Baishakhi colours, some interesting colours such as orange, olive, blue, maroon, lime green, brown, etc for their clothes. Sarees are one of the main attractions at Banglar Mela and are available in andi, half silk, cotton, and other a material with different patterns and ornamentations. Banglar Mela also presents a
wide collection for men using their own weaves of materials.
On the occasion of Pahela Baishakh Kay Kraft brings a collection of the festive Baishkahi attire, which is includes saris, salwar kameez, fatuas and tops and children’s wear. The sarees have been designed using different materials and designs in bright hues. The salwar kameezes have been adorned using native techniques such as nakshikantha, karchupi etc. on different materials. The fatuas have been designed using different fabrics and cuts to add versatility to the attires. Outfits for two year olds to twelve year olds are available in twenty-five new designs.
Pahela Baisakh is the most colourful occasion of our culture and to make the first day of Bangla New Year even more colourful, fashion house Tohu’s Creations has brought a unique range of fashion wear for its valued customers. Using red and white along with other vibrant colours of the nature, the Baishakhi collection has been set up in all Tohu's Creation outlets.
Pahela Baishakh reflects a lot of our cultural heritages, one of which is art on pottery and this year Sadakalo has worked on it. To celebrate this form of art, Sadakalo has used painted earthen pots as motifs through block prints, screen print, embroidery, etc on saris, panjabis, kurtas, fatuas, etc. As always Sadakalo also has a matching attires for the children and grown ups and also couple dresses.
In designs of Pattern Diva, designers give focuses on colour where trendy design of colourful wears with comfortable mood are the key features of their designs. It is mentioned that members of Pattern Diva are various professionals including architect and designer. For this reason, while designing the wearing items designers of Pattern Diva keep in mind to focus Baishakhi comfortable and atmospheric attire. n
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