***Update September 2013: Jewel is no longer my favorite tailor but back when I wrote this blog posting, he was (I have since found someone who makes house calls and […]
Custom-made clothes (for about $10). As mentioned before, it’s another great thing about Dhaka. Release the inner fashion designer and design your own clothes! Clothes can also be copied.
Designing your own tablecloth (or material for any use) is another fun thing to do in Dhaka. You pick out the block pattern from giant pattern books, choose the cloth […]
Bangladesh is known for its garment industry. There are large factories like Beximco (producer of clothes for H&M, Zara, etc.) but there are also small shops like these one or […]
One of the splendid things about life in Bangladesh is having clothes tailor-made. You can select every detail of the clothing and they can make it for you (or better […]
Another reason I’m enjoying Dhaka is because I get to see things that make for great stories (and blog postings). Getting a tour of a fashion house was an unexpected […]