DSI launches Xquila benchmark branded shoes for men

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  3,885 views  |  

DSI has launched a new brand of shoes Xquila to the local market. The company said Xquila is the new trendsetter that demonstrates style and class, will embark on a fashion expedition that is destined to raise the bar in the local footwear industry. Xquila echoes its pride as a local brand since all material chosen in production is from Sri Lanka. The choice of material in the manufacturing process determines the quality of the product and amplifies the strength between brand and quality which is the underlining reason for Xquila to rigorously select the material used to produce an exceptional product. The core reason that sets Xquila apart from others is the level of attention given to each... 


Biona Runway Super Model Sri Lanka 2014 winners for 9th Asian Super Model Contest

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  3,516 views  |  

The recently-concluded Biona RUNWAY Super Model Sri Lanka 2014 pageant, was not just another super model contest but a stepping stone to the 9th Asian Super model contest that is held annually in China. The sole objective of the Sri Lankan competition was to select the two best models to represent Sri Lanka at the Asian Super model contest. The Biona Runway Super Model contest will help young female individuals rise in fame and groom them to be professional models to represent their country. Throughout the pageant and through its workshops, Biona together with the team of experts supported in the training and development of the finalists with the objective of adding value not only to strengthen... 


Akasha to raise funds for sustainable education

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  718 views  |  

The summer interns of 2014 will be staging a glamorous fashion show ‘Akasha’ at the Arcade Independence Square on Saturday 16 August from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. An initiative of the participants in the MAS Holdings, Deutsche Bank, Dialog Axiata and 3M summer internship program – The Next Chapter is a CSR project aimed at tackling education inequity. The annual program has provided its participants intensive training and exposure in diverse industries and has been built upon the foundation of retaining local talent. The interns have identified that education inequity is one of the greatest obstacles hindering individuals in reaching their fullest potential. Sharing the vision of the participating... 


Unilever unwraps new exquisite Lux collection

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  1 Comment  |  2,583 views  |  

Beauty soap brand Lux on Tuesday revealed its exquisite new collection of fine fragrance skin treats at the House of Lux in Colombo, living up to its promise to make women feel glamorous. The new range is a celebration of the senses, giving discerning women the luxury of indulging themselves in irresistible fragrances composed by world renowned perfume experts from leading global fragrance houses. The star-studded list of invitees at the glamorous House of Lux – the luxurious enclave created exclusively for celebrities – was delighted by a whole new level of indulgence. Designed to recreate an evening in Paris, the celebrities were first treated to the new Lux fine fragrances at the sensorium... 


Zamrins celebrates 25 years of success in toys and stationery biz

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  3,298 views  |  

Zamrins, which styles itself as Sri Lanka’s pioneers in importing toys, is celebrating 25 years in the industry this year. The wholesaler specialises in the importing and distribution of toys, stationery and festive items island-wide. Commenting on their milestone, Zamrins Director M.Z. Mabuthoon said: “This is a great achievement for us.  We have served the wholesale industry in Sri Lanka through the years offering unbeatable wholesale prices. As pioneers in the industry we believe in supplying affordable toys, stationery and items for festivals at unmatched prices to all our customers island-wide.” Specialising in supplying toys from Rs. 100 and below,  the company offers a large variety... 


Voice.Print raises its voice for youth of Sri Lanka with SriLankan Cares

Published : 12:00 am  August 14, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  3,288 views  |  

Youth empowerment through better access to education and healthcare A capella group, Voice.Print will partner SriLankan Cares in its 14 August concert, to create awareness on the youth empowerment projects steered by the community development arm of the national carrier. The partnership will see Voice.Print working with SriLankan Cares to raise awareness on its projects to develop child education and healthcare; the two top priorities identified by the community development arm of the national carrier. SriLankan Airlines Chief Executive Officer Kapila Chandrasena said: “SriLankan Cares is pleased to have Voice.Print on board, in its mission to empower our future generation through developing... 


Choco Luv Pizzeria

Published : 1:28 am  August 8, 2014  |  Category: Dining, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  2,004 views  |  

What’s the latest buzz around town about? It’s the latest Pizzeria to open in Colombo, and where else, but at the Choco Luv Cafe down Gregory’s Road. Choco Luv’s latest lip-smacking additions to the menu will certainly make you go Delizioso!! Choco Luv and Deli Luv, who are well known for their unique recipes and out-of-this world menus, have taken a giant leap forward with the opening of their Pizzeria. With their cool atmosphere and super service the Choco Luv Cafe has been a favourite spot among the young crowd for meeting friends or simply for enjoying a relaxing meal after a hard day of shopping. It is also the ideal place for work mates to de-stress themseleves after a hectic week... 


The Bay Leaf celebrates ninth anniversary

Published : 1:27 am  August 8, 2014  |  Category: Dining, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,692 views  |  

Celebrating its ninth anniversary, Sri Lanka’s most authentic and finest Italian restaurant Bayleaf continues to offer its clientele a world class menu and service. Set in a grand colonial mansion, Bayleaf offers a unique ambiance and fine dining experience. Bayleaf, which is the signature restaurant in the Harpo’s Cafes and Restaurant group enjoys an enviable reputation as simply the best Italian restaurant in town offering an authentic Italian menu. One of the first restaurants in the country to introduce homemade fresh pasta, Bayleaf consistently serves the best. Amongst the milestones being celebrated this year is the restaurant’s involvement in celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver’s food... 


Experience the indulgence of wine tasting at Casa Colombo

Published : 1:26 am  August 8, 2014  |  Category: Dining, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  1,102 views  |  

“Wine is one of the most civilised things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.” – Ernest Hemingway Renowned for its exclusive culture and exquisite taste – Casa Colombo never fails to impress and thus they have yet again made an industry first by introducing ‘Wine Tasting’ – an exciting way for guests who are either wine enthusiasts or individuals with a thirst for class to experience a world of wines. Wine Tasting sessions are offered to in-house guests as well as outside guests on preference. The... 


Waters Edge presents epicurean meal with Food & Wine expert Ricci

Published : 1:24 am  August 8, 2014  |  Category: Dining, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  4,038 views  |  

Waters Edge presents another epicurean evening of rare ingredients gathered together to create a menu that would ignite and set on fire the taste buds of connoisseurs. In the culinary world of mushrooms the only type known as the ‘king of mushooms’ is the ‘Porcini’ mushroom. Together with ‘Chantarell’ mushrooms Leo is expected to turn out a delicious and innovative menu. The Italian Food & Wine expert Leonardo Ricci, is back once again with a collection of fresh ingredients. With his impeccable taste and depth of knowledge the evening’s menu with wine pairing is expected to be one of a kind. Leo is always happy to talk to the guests and explain his accumulated culinary wisdom... 


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