Fashion

Brian and Kamil, the designing duo wow audiences with their creations

/ Wednesday, 9 August 2017 00:00

Kamil Hewavitharana and Brian Kerkoven, who showcased two of their latest collections at the Hilton Garden Inn Hotel, in Staten Island recently, wo...


Swim-Wall and Meubel House: A natural fit

/ Wednesday, 9 August 2017 00:00

Furniture and swimwear may sound like an odd coupling at first, but when showcasing high-end fashion design at the retail level, utilising the righ...


Germany supports Sri Lanka’s fashion and apparel industry with new global opportunities

/ Wednesday, 9 August 2017 00:00

  AOD represents Sri Lanka at Berlin Fashion Week 2017; marks the beginning of exploring German fashion links in collaboratio...


Lankans at World Master Tailors convention

/ Wednesday, 2 August 2017 00:00

A delegation from Sri Lanka is attending a convention of the World Federation of Master Tailors (WFMT) in Taipei, Taiwan. The Sri Lankan team for t...


‘Consciousness can impact action,’ leading the way for a new normal in swimwear and resortwear fashion

/ Wednesday, 2 August 2017 00:00

  Multidisciplinary expert discussion at TrendSwim presented by Swim Week Colombo The second session of TrendSwim focu...


Emerald International partners with CIM Sri Lanka

/ Wednesday, 2 August 2017 00:00

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Sri Lanka entered into its second year of corporate partnership with Emerald International Ltd., one of ...


Insights to ‘Inclusive’ direction of swimwear, resortwear at TrendSwim seminars

/ Tuesday, 1 August 2017 00:01

 In its second edition of Trendswim, the paradigm shifts strongly towards more environmentally sustainable and ethical practices in line with ...


J.C. Penney pushes into toy sales in move away from apparel

/ Tuesday, 1 August 2017 00:01

Reuters: Department store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc said it was opening toy shops in all its stores and was planning to have a bigger assortment ...


Japan Uniqlo owner’s quarterly profit boosted by brisk business in Asia

/ Tuesday, 1 August 2017 00:01

Tokyo (Reuters): Japan’s Fast Retailing Co Ltd , owner of clothing chain Uniqlo, posted a 7.5% rise in quarterly operating profit, driven by ...


Gucci revamp, YSL strength help Kering beat forecasts

/ Tuesday, 1 August 2017 00:01

Paris (Reuters): French luxury group Kering delivered a forecast-beating rise in first-half operating profit on Thursday after a successful revival...


Italian motorcycle maker Ducati to launch its apparel line exclusively through Flipkart

/ Tuesday, 1 August 2017 00:01

New Delhi: Ducati fans in India have more than bikes to look forward to — the Italian motorcycle maker is bringing its apparel line to the co...


Opera-inspired collection dazzles audience at India Couture Week in New Delhi

/ Tuesday, 1 August 2017 00:01

Designer Monisha Jaising left the audience at India Couture Week (ICW) in New Delhi agape on 28 July with the exuberant fabrics and free-flowing si...


Sri Lanka exports to rise after regaining GSP+ status: Oxford Biz Group

/ Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:50

  The recent decision by the EU to once again cover Sri Lanka under its tariff exemption scheme, designed to assist developin...


DSI partners with Star Points to launch unique loyalty program

/ Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:49

From left: Dialog Axiata PLC New Business Development Manager Chandana Paththinige, Dialog Axiata PLC New Business Development Head of Group Busine...


Using design to reinvent Lankan leather and footwear industry

/ Wednesday, 12 July 2017 09:49

     With all industries being pushed to reinvent and transform to meet a future that does not play by the old rules...


International Graduate Fashion Spectacle

/ Friday, 7 July 2017 00:00

International Graduate Fashion Spectacle (IGFS) being the first time in Sri Lanka of this type, will be making this event spectacular by mesmerisin...


Dress up in style this wedding season with Hameedia

/ Friday, 7 July 2017 00:00

Your wedding is one of the most important days of your life and it symbolises the start of a beautiful journey. As a groom, all eyes will be on you...


The Outlet Store celebrates Father’s Day

/ Friday, 7 July 2017 00:00

The Outlet Store, Colombo’s newest fashion departmental store featuring latest trends for an exclusive family shopping experience at affordab...


DSI opens Sri Lanka’s first exclusive Arrow store

/ Friday, 7 July 2017 00:00

D. Samson & Sons Ltd. celebrated the opening of the first exclusive Arrow store in Sri Lanka at 160/1, Bauddaloka Mawatha, Colombo 04. D. Sam...


Envoy London appointed as Official Clothing Partner of Mr. England 2017 contest

/ Friday, 7 July 2017 00:00

Leading men’s wear brand Envoy London was appointed as Official Clothing Partner of the highly contested Mr. England 2017 pageant for the sec...


Today's Columnists

Sri Lanka must move from politics to business

17 August 2017

Last week, the Yahapalana Government, which came on the promise of good governance and weeding out corruption, had its first blow, when a senior minister and deputy leader of the party had to resign over allegations of corruption. Whilst the sha...


Failures in education drag the country down

17 August 2017

When the country received independence in 1948, the administration and education was of extremely high standard. In 1956, the S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike Government made Sinhala the Official Language and converted education to Swabasha, includi...


Three things to ponder on the 150th Anniversary of the World’s Finest Tea

16 August 2017

The Colombo International Tea Convention 2017 concluded on Friday, elegantly supported by our most accomplished cricketer and commended by several of the international delegates as the most significant gathering of the global tea industry. For ma...


Ravi K’s altruistic suicide!

15 August 2017

Ravi Karunanayake sacrificed his pride and position by tendering his resignation to save the Maithri-Ranil Government cabal. He could have faced and defeated the no confidence motion against him if Maithri (who owes his presidency to Ravi) and Ran...


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