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Bridal magic from hair wizard Gerald Solomons

Views - 18 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:00

Master stylist and hair wizard Gerald Solomons has expanded his range of services vis a vis brides so that he can make them look even more magical on their very special day. Chagall which has established itself as Sri Lanka’s most elite and fashion


Mega Life Sciences introduces world-renowned benefits of VITAVITE anti oxidant serum to Sri Lanka

Views - 17 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:00

Introducing internationally acclaimed benefits of anti-oxidant serum to the Sri Lankan market, the human wellness company, Mega Life Sciences offers VITAVITE – a triple action intensive


TONI&GUY officially launched in Colombo

Views - 30 Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:00


Gaia Skin Naturals Nyth Global Ventures unveil innovative safe skincare range

Views - 21 Wednesday, 30 August 2017 00:00

Gaia Skin Naturals held its grand launch in Sri Lanka with exclusive agency partners Nyth Global Ventres Ltd. recently to fill in a niche in the market for high quality, naturally derived, certified organic, thoughtfully designed, innovative and safe


Aldo arrives in Sri Lanka

Views - 38 Wednesday, 30 August 2017 00:00

Aldo announced its arrival in Colombo, with the support of franchisee partner Softlogic Brands Ltd. Together, they will play a major role in establishing the brand in the Sri Lankan market by connecting customers with the new and the now, and to styl


Crown Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka: Notch above the rest!

Views - 21 Wednesday, 30 August 2017 00:00

The 18 contestants vying for one of the most prestigious national pageant titles in the country, Crown Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka were introduced at a media conference held recently.


Colombo Jewellery Stores to open all-new luxury jewellery and watch store at Colombo City Centre

Views - 124 Friday, 25 August 2017 00:00

Colombo City Centre, an upcoming mixed-use venture by the ABANS Group and SilverNeedle Hospitality, recently collaborated with Sri Lanka’s most iconic design house, Colombo Jewellery Stores, to launch an all new luxury jewellery and watch co


Choose your style statement with Hameedia’s ‘What’s your fit?’ campaign

Views - 91 Friday, 25 August 2017 00:00

Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s premier men’s wear specialist renowned for quality and style has dedicated the weekends beginning from 18 August through 30 September to extend their fashion expertise to their loyal customers at Majestic City Mal


Vogue unveils Tusker Golden Truffle Chains blending traditional and modern styles

Views - 138 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 00:00

  Sri Lanka’s leading jeweller, Vogue Jewellers introduced its latest edition of the island’s first branded 22 karat gold jewellery collection – Tusker Golden Truffle Chains. Living up to its reputation of being Sri


ODEL opens new 10,000 sq. ft. area at Alexandra Place

Views - 146 Wednesday, 23 August 2017 00:00

  Creates space for exciting new arrival ‘Aldo’ and a mega Sportswear Dept. among others   Fashion retail giant ODEL has added another 10,000 square feet to its flagship store at Alexand


Natuzzi and Softlogic launch exciting new luxury furniture products in Sri Lanka

Views - 155 Tuesday, 22 August 2017 00:59

The form, craftsmanship and vibe of Italian luxury furniture perfectly embodied in a new selection from Natuzzi, just arrived at the iconic brand’s flagship store in Colombo. Representing nearly six decades of design mastery and innovation


Gifts and games for kids from Hi Life Kids Holiday

Views - 118 Tuesday, 22 August 2017 00:01

For kids to have more fun and gifts in this school vacation Hi Life, Malabe has launched a special promotional event called ‘Hi Life Kids Holiday’. Here, while shopping with their parents, kids can have more fun by singing, drawing and


‘Eau De Ceylon’ Collection by Spa Ceylon

Views - 225 Friday, 18 August 2017 00:00

Spa Ceylon – the world’s largest luxury Ayurveda brand – has just introduced ‘Eau De Ceylon’ – an innovative new range of nature inspired colognes to refresh and delight the senses. These aromatic blends are bas


Be the HUF & DEE Girl and win scooters

Views - 207 Friday, 18 August 2017 00:00

HUF & DEE, the leading fashion brand has launched an innovative shopping experience for fashion-conscious young ladies offering an opportunity to win attractive prizes. The promotion titled ‘Be the HUF & DEE Girl’ will be held


Fun in the sun at Waters Edge Kids Pool Party

Views - 162 Friday, 18 August 2017 00:00

It’s the holidays and if you are a parent wondering what to do with your over energetic young one, then Waters Edge has the answer. Come Sunday 27 August, the Waters Edge poolside will be transformed in to an exciting water-themed adventure


Abans launches stylish, toxic-free and all-natural furniture in Colombo

Views - 241 Friday, 18 August 2017 00:00

From chic living room designs to eye-catching bedroom sets, Abans Homes InStyle has it all to outfit your home with new and unique furniture at a price that only adds value to your home with each passing year.  The exclusive line of furnitu


Refreshingly clean hair with The Body Shop’s Fuji Green Tea Hair Scrub

Views - 220 Friday, 18 August 2017 00:00

The Body Shop has announced its latest contribution for a healthy scalp and rejuvenated hair with the introduction of Fuji Green Tea Cleansing Hair Scrub in Sri Lanka. Fuji Green Tea Cleansing Hair Scrub is inspired by a blend of Japanese green te


Sri Lanka’s first virtual mirror at Aviraté Flagship Store

Views - 179 Wednesday, 16 August 2017 00:00

  Aviraté paving the way in retail innovation  In a rush and don’t have time to try everything on? Dinner to go to after work but nothing to wear and pressed for time? Not sure which colour looks best


Blue Water: The Rs. 1.2 m handcrafted crown for Crown Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka 2017

Views - 198 Wednesday, 16 August 2017 00:00

When the national titleholder of Crown Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka 2017 is selected on 24 September at the Hilton Colombo, the crown placed on her head will be a customised Rs. 1.2 million masterpiece especially handcrafted by Tiesh for this p


Takas.lk teams up with Visa to offer exclusive discounts on 13,000 products

Views - 207 Wednesday, 16 August 2017 00:00

Takas.lk, one of Sri Lanka’s largest electronics malls, and Visa, the global digital payments technology network, have teamed up to announce a new campaign to offer all Visa cardholders a 12.5% discount for online purchases at Takas.lk besid


New design ensemble launched at Fashion Bug Wellawatte

Views - 173 Wednesday, 16 August 2017 00:00

  An amazing collection of ladies’ office and casual wear by local designers launched amidst celebrities at the Fashion Bug store in Wellawatte Four trendy fashionable collections for ladies were launched by Fashi


Shangri-La Hotels Lanka’s ‘The Mall at One Galle Face’ signs mega deal with Odel

Views - 187 Wednesday, 16 August 2017 00:00

Shangri-La Hotels Lanka Ltd. has inked an agreement to partnership with Odel, Sri Lanka’s premier fashion and lifestyle department store owned and managed by ODEL PLC, a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC. The Mall at One Galle Face is pa


Sritrims unveils 2018 fashion accessories collection in London

Views - 176 Wednesday, 16 August 2017 00:00

Sritrims (Far East) Ltd. Hong Kong recently unveiled their summer 2018 fashion accessory collection in London, UK. This fashion accessory includes two types of belts made out of PU Leather, commonly known as bi-cast leather and the belts are mad


New design ensemble launched at Fashion Bug Wellawatte

Views - 207 Tuesday, 15 August 2017 01:35

An amazing collection of ladies’ office and casual wear by local designers launched amidst celebrities at the Fashion Bug store in Wellawatte Four trendy fashionable collections for ladies were launched by Fashion Bug at their


Shangri-La Hotels Lanka’s ‘The Mall at One Galle Face’ signs mega deal with Odel

Views - 204 Tuesday, 15 August 2017 00:33

Shangri-La Hotels Lanka Ltd. has inked an agreement to partnership with Odel, Sri Lanka’s premier fashion and lifestyle department store owned and managed by ODEL PLC, a subsidiary of Softlogic Holdings PLC. The Mall at One Galle Face is par


Sri Lanka’s first virtual mirror at Aviraté Flagship Store

Views - 203 Tuesday, 15 August 2017 00:31

Aviraté paving the way in retail innovation  In a rush and don’t have time to try everything on? Dinner to go to after work but nothing to wear and pressed for time? Not sure which colour looks best on you but don’t want


Blue Water: The Rs. 1.2 m handcrafted crown for Crown Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka 2017

Views - 178 Tuesday, 15 August 2017 00:18

When the national titleholder of Crown Miss Intercontinental Sri Lanka 2017 is selected on 24 September at the Hilton Colombo, the crown placed on her head will be a customised Rs. 1.2 million masterpiece especially handcrafted by Tiesh for this p


Sritrims unveils 2018 fashion accessories collection in London

Views - 162 Tuesday, 15 August 2017 00:17

Sritrims (Far East) Ltd. Hong Kong recently unveiled their summer 2018 fashion accessory collection in London, UK. This fashion accessory includes two types of belts made out of PU Leather, commonly known as bi-cast leather and the belts are mad


Takas.lk teams up with Visa to offer exclusive discounts on 13,000 products

Views - 142 Tuesday, 15 August 2017 00:03

Takas.lk, one of Sri Lanka’s largest electronics malls, and Visa, the global digital payments technology network, have teamed up to announce a new campaign to offer all Visa cardholders a 12.5% discount for online purchases at Takas.lk besid


idea2fund’s Bakamuna collaborates with Theatre Junction on contemporary musical

Views - 492 Thursday, 3 August 2017 00:38

Bakamuna recently collaborated with Theatre Junction as the Official Design Partner for the contemporary musical ‘Cinderella’ which concluded on 1 August. Bakamuna is a mixed media lifestyle design brand that was launched by MTI Consul


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Saturday, 21 October 2017

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Friday, 20 October 2017

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Friday, 20 October 2017

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