Eid shopping yet to get momentum in capital
Published : Sunday, 27 May, 2018 at 10:47 PM Count : 452
Shops have been decorated with various new dresses ahead of Eid, but buyers are not available in the shops yet, while businessmen expect Eid market will get momentum after 20 Ramadan.
Eid shopping scenario and trends are evident at popular shopping areas like New Market, Gausia, Elephant Road, Shahbagh, Mouchak, Paltan, Panthapath, Dhanmondi and Mirpur, Boshundhara city Shopping Mall, Jamuna Future Park and other fashion houses in the capital.
But everywhere customers are not available, other than New Market and Mouchak area. Some customers come to choose their favorite dresses, to buy later.
Shaila Begum told Observer, “I wanted to start my Eid shopping early. Because prices of everything will start to go up after the first week (of Ramadan), so completing one’s Eid shopping early is a good idea.”
Sporsha, a student of Class X, was also visiting Gausia Market with her mother and sister-in-law. She said to Observer, “We did our Eid shopping in the middle of Ramadan last year, and there was a lot of traffic on the road and the shops were extremely crowded. That’s why this year we have decided to complete our Eid shopping well ahead. The prices are relatively tolerable now. We are finding favorite clothes, If we get, then we’ll buy.”
Moniruzzaman, a shop owner of Fortune Shopping Mall in Mouchak area, said Eid shopping is yet to gain momentum. Customers who want to avoid crowd are coming now to complete shopping.
Another businessman Badal hoped that shopping will be in swing by next week.
Frocks, skirts, coordinated tops and pants, salwar-kameez sets, cotton and synthetic materials, colourful floral prints with added bows, lace or sequins are available.
This year, kameez (long top) is back in fashion, with jamdani, kamdani or Lucknow embroidery and trendy umbrella sleeves, cut-out or off-shoulder.
This year, new collection of three pieces are Rajosthani three pices, Aurangendi, Indian Sharton, Katan, Joypuri, Pakistani Lon.
Layered skirts, long skirts and denim skirts are the latest in fashion wear for kids.
Boys T-shirts, polo shirts, Panjabi, half or narrow pants and coloured or faded jeans pants are available in every market.