Fashion

Raffles Design Institute holds ‘Saviskara’ Graduation, Exhibition and Fashion Show 2017

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 00:02

Raffles Institute of Higher Education Colombo, the premier design education provider in Sri Lanka celebrated its fourth graduation ceremony, exhibi...


AOD launches ‘Design Wire’, supporting design innovation in industry

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 00:01

Design Wire kicks off with first talk geared for the advertising industry Presented in collaboration with British Council and Daily FT, Des...


Championing digital transformation for the fashion and apparel industry

/ Thursday, 1 June 2017 00:37

From breaking into India’s $ 35 billion online fashion sector to becoming one of its favourite e-players, FashionMarket.lk, has been creating...


New Signature showroom opens at Majestic City Complex

/ Tuesday, 9 May 2017 00:10

  Popular menswear brand Signature proudly inaugurated a brand new showroom at the Majestic City Complex, the most central sh...


Chalmway International Hair and Beauty Institute holds 16th Graduation Ceremony

/ Tuesday, 9 May 2017 00:00

    The 16th graduation ceremony of Chalmway International Hair and Beauty Institute (CIHBI) was held at the Bishop&rsqu...


First-ever US Lanka Fashion Week in New York in June

/ Tuesday, 9 May 2017 00:00

  Boston Lanka has announced the first-ever US Lanka Fashion week in Staten Island, New York next month.  The Sri Lank...


Singer Fashion Academy unveils Needle Painting Exhibition 2017

/ Tuesday, 9 May 2017 00:00

  Singer Sri Lanka has come forth to unveil the Needle Painting Exhibition at the J. D. A. Perera Gallery on 4 May in Colombo. The ...


Biggest CFW to date concludes with Celebrating Colombo

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:00

  Designer development shone among week-long fashion and design events HSBC Colombo Fashion Week concluded its summer s...


LiCC Jeaneration launches water-proof denim jeans with 9 other exciting variants

/ Wednesday, 3 May 2017 00:00

Firebrand jeans retailer Long Island Clothing Company (LiCC) last week launched a trail blazing brand of water-proof jeans and thus takes the much ...


Pond’s BB+ adds a pop of colour with Neons and Nudes at CFW 2017

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:09

As one of the leading skin care brands in the world, Pond’s unveiled the Pond’s BB+ looks for 2017 themed under ‘Neons a...


Hameedia launches novel ‘Andum Mesaya’ promotion to celebrate Avurudu

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:08

To celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist recently launched the very first &lsq...


Styleheads: The new fashion movement

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:07

Shirtworks, the retail face of Sri Lanka’s iconic fashion brand, Emerald just got a make-over, a new attitude, and returns to Colomb...


Virtual Closet launched for the first time in Sri Lanka

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:03

Another innovative experience by Etisalat Business Solutions As a mobile service provider who is constantly looking for ave...


The Residences at One Galle Face partners with CFW to present Art Connect

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:02

Shangri-La Hotels Lanka Deputy General Manager and Director of Finance Rajeev Garg (left) with Colombo Fashion Week Founder and President ...


Sri Lankan Waves to hit the shores of Dubai

/ Monday, 27 March 2017 00:01

Brand introduction to the invitees at the launch Flip flops are a must have in an island culture. It has stood the test of time an...


NOLIMIT extends support for Ransalu Privilege, JAAF’s apparel employee’s welfare program for fourth year

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

NOLIMIT’s Marketing Manager Raneez Sheriff handing over the confirmation papers to CH17 Loyalty CEO Jumar Preena. Also present are CH17 Direc...


Timeless glamour on CFW Catwalk as CJS celebrates Ninety Five

/ Tuesday, 21 March 2017 00:00

  The eternal beauty of dazzling diamonds, ethereal emeralds, resplendent rubies and sparkling sapphires set against the aqu...


Etisalat mobile TV to live-stream CFW and feature Virtual Closet

/ Thursday, 16 March 2017 00:00

Etisalat Lanka, this year’s CFW Digital Solutions Provider, is geared up to bring the CFW Fashion Ramp to one’s home. The ramp activiti...


amanté unveils ‘Wanderess’

/ Thursday, 16 March 2017 00:00

  Leading intimate apparel label amanté invites every woman to tap into the wanderer within, as it brings its Spring/S...


Hameedia in Ethical Fashion at Colombo Fashion Week

/ Thursday, 16 March 2017 00:00

Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist is participating in the 14th edition CFW Showcase, which will be taking place at the Hilton...


Today's Columnists

On which “beast’s” back does the burden of governance (not) rest?

23 June 2017

I was very hopeful when circumstances necessitated a national government of sorts in a hazy summer concatenation now long forgotten. At the time, we all thought the union of two major mainstream mindsets would result in a smorgasbord of good thing...


Yes or no to Paris Accord; let us reassess climate change

23 June 2017

By K.C. Somaratna Introduction I attended an international conference titled ‘Climate Change: Facing the challenge beyond COP 21’ in Colombo in February 2017. The conference attracted climate scientists from many countr...


Education allocations must target youth unemployment

23 June 2017

There is now a commitment to increase the number of students entering universities by 2020 and also to allocate more funds for vocational training.  The current intake into government universities is around 25,000 per year. Nearly 60% (150,...


Our tryst with mosquitoes!

22 June 2017

This small specie – small in size but quite big in impact – is creating havoc among us these days. The Government has a serious emergency at hand consequent to mosquito bites and specifically the bites of one species – Aedes aegy...


Columnists More