Colombo Jewellery Stores kicks off yet another glamorous year

Published : 12:06 am  January 17, 2014  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  1 Comment  |  623 views  |  
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CJS unveils luxury ring collection and partners with SriLankan FlySmiLes program Colombo Jewellery Stores (CJS) kicked off what is hoped to be an ever more glamorous year with the unveiling of the CJS luxury rings collection, a sensational addition to the legendry CJS Hometown Collection and endorsing partnership as the first exclusive designer jewellery store in Sri Lanka to tie up with national carrier SriLankan Airlines frequent flyer program, FlySmiLes. Completing 92 years of glittery success next month, the collection and the new venture would strengthen the brand name in the market, both local and international, CJS Managing Director Akram Cassim said. CJS Brand Ambassador Jacqueline... 


Hair and Beauty International 2014 from 15 to 17 February

Published : 12:01 am  January 17, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  982 views  |  

Hair and Beauty International 2014, the mega international competition and event held in celebration and recognition of the Hair and Beauty Industry of Sri Lanka will be held on 15, 16 and 17 February 2014 at the Galadari Hotel parallel to the 17th National Awards and Trade Exhibition. Organised by the Hair and Beauty Cluster in collaboration with the National Council for Economic Development (NCED) of the Ministry of Finance and Planning, the objective of this mammoth event is to develop the hair and beauty industry of the country to be on par with celebrated international standards. The Hair and Beauty Cluster comprises of some of the most renowned names from the Hair and Beauty industry of... 


Suited and booted, London chases global menswear crown

Published : 12:00 am  January 17, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  242 views  |  

Reuters: Britain, birthplace of the three-piece suit and leather brogues, is stepping up efforts to establish London as the global capital of menswear with its designers chasing dominance in the fastest growing fashion sector by sales. Playing host to London Collections: Men, a three-day event that started on Monday, the British capital will see more than 130 brands such as Topman, Burberry and Alexander McQueen showcase their latest collections to fashion buyers and the media from more than 20 countries. The city has dressed its train stations with posters featuring real Londoners showcasing fabled British looks such as brogues and tartan. And it kickstarting the menswear collections internationally,... 


Land Rover partners with HSBC Colombo Fashion Week for 3rd consecutive year

Published : 12:00 am  January 16, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  516 views  |  

Land Rover once again comes forward to partner the annual HSBC Colombo Fashion Week, which has become one of the most anticipated events of the year not just in Sri Lanka, but also in the region. “Land Rover always looks forward to the energy, excitement and amazing style that this event brings to Colombo. We are very pleased to once again partner with HSBC Colombo Fashion Week, a brand that shares the characteristics and values of our Land Rover vehicles, namely those of luxury, quality and style,” said SML Frontier Automotive CEO Sheran Fernando. “HSBC Colombo Fashion Week has always maintained that its sole purpose is to create opportunities for local designers and to be the platform... 


Sri Lanka Telecom announces launch of its 2014 calendar ‘Medicinal Plants of Sri Lanka’

Published : 12:00 am  January 16, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  455 views  |  

Sri Lanka Telecom (SLT), the national telecommunication service provider, proudly announced the launch of its latest calendar for the year 2014 on the theme ‘Medicinal Plants of Sri Lanka’. The 2014 calendar depicts drawings of 12 varieties of medicinal plants that have been widely used for medicinal purposes for over thousands of years. SLT has been continuously promoting and advocating the preservation of the rich heritage of our country for the benefit of future generations. One of the ways in which this is being done is via the CSR theme of ‘Preserving heritage for tomorrow’. The company produces calendars and complementary items, and has been carrying out a wide range of initiatives... 


Abans reveals world’s slimmest Titan quartz watches

Published : 12:00 am  January 16, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  1 Comment  |  1,011 views  |  

Abans, the sole agent in Sri Lanka for stylish Titan wrist watches, launched Titans revolutionary ‘Skeletal Edge’ Collection, the world’s slimmest quartz watches, a dynamic new range distinguished by stylish see-through cases that takes sophistication to a new height in super-svelte wrist watches. Modern refinement and technical finesse are combined to a stunning effect in the Titan ‘Skeletal Edge’ Collection. Living up to their ultra-slim reputation, these trendy watches are powered by quartz movements that are a mere 1.5 mm in height and housed in extremely slender cases measuring just 3.5 mm thin. The skeletonised cases lend a stunning sculptural quality to their already urbane designs. Contemporary... 


‘Shape wear’ slimming intimates by Aviraté

Published : 12:05 am  January 13, 2014  |  Category: FT Lite, Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  927 views  |  
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No one understands a woman’s body like Aviraté does. There are days where she will embrace her curves and days where she will be hard on herself for eating that extra doughnut. Keeping the modern Sri Lankan woman and her needs in mind, Aviraté introduces innovative ‘Shape wear’! Unlike other shape wear which currently exist in the market, Aviraté Shape wear uses a blend of materials that create a fabric that’s comfortable and can be worn in a tropical country like Sri Lanka. The goal of shape wear is to make the body more flattering. Shape wear enhances and corrects certain features of the body to make the woman come across as confident and attractive, by letting her be more comfortable... 


HSBC Colombo Fashion Week is back!

Published : 12:00 am  January 13, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  663 views  |  

Popular event focuses on developing young designers, online retail and crafts in fashion in its eleventh year By Cheranka Mendis Considered as the backbone of Sri Lanka’s fashion design industry and dubbed as the ‘region’s true Asian Fashion Week,’ HSBC Colombo Fashion Week is back again for its eleventh year with more colour and inspiration. To be held in the first week of February, CFW will this year span over a week, starting with the new initiative Bright Spark shows held on the first three days leading up to the main shows. Focusing on empowering local designers to aspire to get on to the international ramp, showcasing local talent amidst well established designers, CFW will this... 


Swarnamahal revolutionises wedding market

Published : 12:00 am  January 13, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  573 views  |  

Launches unique deals-filled ‘The Glamour Club’ with multiple partners Sri Lanka’s premier jewellery store Swarnamahal is revolutionising the wedding market by launching yet another novel concept with the introduction of ‘The Glamour Club’. The new initiative Swarnamahal said will help matrimonial hopefuls with added benefits to ease the financial strain of a lavish wedding. The Glamour Club launched last week is a program designed to support and reward potential wedding couples by connecting them with other service providers where they get to enjoy several discounts for all their wedding related requirements. The concept conceived by Swarnamahal Jewellers’ management team, has... 


Stone N String prepares to dazzle with ‘Go For It’ offer

Published : 12:00 am  January 13, 2014  |  Category: Lifestyle  |  Leave a Comment  |  575 views  |  

It’s Stone N String time with amazing markdowns coming your way from your favourite jewellery brand. The Stone N String outlet at 275, R.A. De Mel Mawatha will come alive with stunning offers between 24-31 January where all who step inside will be able to find that special piece of jewellery that will brighten up their day instantly. Themed ‘Go For It’, this special offer is a rare event in the Stone N String calendar, happening every 6-8 years. As such ‘The Go For It’ promotion in 2014 will mark the third time where the brand has conducted such an attractive affair, the last one being in 2006. The seven day promotion will include choice necklaces, earrings, bracelets, brooches and... 


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