Fashion

British Council facilitates UK Creative Knowledge Exchange at Sri Lanka Design Festival 2016

/ Monday, 19 December 2016 09:01

  Every year, Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF) presents an important knowledge sharing platform that captures the future and...


HNB empowers local artisans and designers to shine at SLDF 2016

/ Monday, 19 December 2016 08:57

  Clearing a path for entrepreneurship among Sri Lanka’s design and traditional crafts industry, the country’s m...


Nippon Paint Young Designer Award 2016 rewards talent amongst young architects and interior designers

/ Monday, 19 December 2016 08:56

 From left: General Manager – Sales and Marketing Nemantha Abeysinghe, Manager Corporate Sales Zulfikar Raju – both from Nippon Pa...


Tokyo holds its first fashion show for Muslim women

/ Wednesday, 7 December 2016 00:01

Reuters: Japan held its first fashion show for Muslim women in Tokyo recently showcasing the latest in hijab fashion. Models walking the...


Gigi Hadid crowned model of year at Fashion Awards

/ Wednesday, 7 December 2016 00:01

London (Reuters): American fashion model Gigi Hadid was crowned international model of the year and designer Alexander McQueen named best...


DIMO with AOD takes SL apparel industry global with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Runways

/ Wednesday, 7 December 2016 00:01

  The recently-concluded Sri Lanka Design Festival featured the international fashion platform Mercedes-Benz Fashion Runways. A powerf...


Models in underwear captivate in Paris

/ Wednesday, 7 December 2016 00:01

PARIS (Reuters): Models wearing spectacular lingerie creations wowed fashions’ glitterati last week during the annual Victoria&rsq...


A new Sri Lankan style marketed worldwide through live digital retail

/ Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:00

  Sri Lankan fashion and apparel industry leverage on digital commerce and live streaming technology for the country&rsqu...


Fouzul Hameed to present exclusive ‘Concept 2017’ show this December

/ Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:00

  Renowned menswear specialist Fouzul Hameed will continue to uplift menswear fashion in Sri Lanka, by presenting the fourth ...


Premium shirt brand Leonardo makes power dressing a privilege

/ Wednesday, 23 November 2016 00:00

Standing from left: Head of Sales Sudath Ittapana, Managing Director A.F.M. Ikram, Executive Director M.M.M. Ihsan, Chief Financial Officer Janakie...


Livestream launches Destination Sri Lanka

/ Friday, 4 November 2016 00:01

Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF) will unfold its 2016 fashion edition tonight with the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Runways.  With a powerful prop...


Victoria’s Secret model Jasmine picked for $ 3 m fantasy bra

/ Friday, 4 November 2016 00:01

Reuters: Victoria’s Secret angel Jasmine Tookes earns wings and diamonds for the 2016 runway show. The model has been selected to wear the ...


Sri Lanka Design Festival 2016 edition of Interior Design Exhibition opens

/ Friday, 4 November 2016 00:01

SLDF Interior Design Exhibition was launched last night setting the stage for the newest trends in furniture, homeware and lighting design amidst a...


Hirdaramani to combine high fashion with travel ease on Mercedes-Benz Fashion Runways at Sri Lanka Design Festival 2016

/ Friday, 28 October 2016 00:01

Hirdaramani is one of Sri Lanka’s leading apparel manufacturers with outstanding sustainable fashion tech. This year, as Sri Lanka D...


‘Hire a Designer’ at REVEAL 2016 presented by AOD hosted at Sri Lanka Design Festival

/ Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:00

AOD presents industries with a fresh group of design professionals to enrich the business sector   With a carefully cur...


Legendary Balmond Studio looks to transform design dimensions at Sri Lanka Design Festival 2016

/ Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:01

Architectural design for many is about defining a building, however for the world renowned spatial designer and Architect Cecil Balmond,...


MAS Active presents future of fashion construction under the spotlight at SLDF’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Runways

/ Friday, 21 October 2016 00:01

MAS Active, part of the award-winning MAS Group, is entering the global spotlight this year as it presents a new ideal for travel style by...


French fashion flags its economic importance

/ Friday, 21 October 2016 00:01

Paris (Reuters): France’s fashion and fashion-related businesses such as jewels, eyewear, watches and high-end cosmetics generate more sales ...


Thread giant Coats powers apparel industry for sixth consecutive year at Sri Lanka Design Festival 2016

/ Thursday, 20 October 2016 00:00

    Coats President of Global Apparel and Footwear Adrian Elliott to visit SL to share the company’s vision of ...


Timex presents ‘Tropical City Style’ on Mercedes-Benz Fashion Runways at Sri Lanka Design Festival 2016

/ Wednesday, 19 October 2016 00:01

Timex Garments will be part of this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Runways held as part of the annual Sri Lanka Design Festival. With ...


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Yahapalanaya lapses – Is Mahinda the option for Muslims?

21 January 2017

Former Minister, Speaker and Premadasa/Rajapaksa loyalist and National List nominee Parliamentarian A.H.M. Azwer along with a few other Muslim Mahinda diehards claim that Yahapalanaya under President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil W...


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21 January 2017

History was made 70 years ago when the film ‘Kadawunu Poronduwa’ (Broken Promise) premiered at the Kingsley Theatre in Colombo on 21 January 1947. The Chief Guest was D.S. Senanayake, Minister of Agriculture and Lands under the State C...


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20 January 2017

    Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that Sri Lanka would soon have access to four major markets at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. He requested that local and international investors start ventures in ...


Fact checking politicians and pundits

20 January 2017

    The ascendance of the master of “truthful hyperbole” to the US presidency has focused attention on the need for fact checking. The practice of persons in authority uttering falsehoods in public is nothing ...


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