Views - 106 Thursday, 14 December 2017 00:00
With a continuous drive towards long-term growth and highly focused export-oriented strategy, Badalgama-based apparel manufacturer Sirio Ltd.
Views - 199 Thursday, 30 November 2017 00:00
It’s going to be an evening of chic fashion and trendy designs as the graduating class of AIS hit the runway and present a fashion show with a difference. The event titled PULS8 Feel The Beat will be held on 5 December at the Kings Court Cinnamo
Views - 106 Thursday, 30 November 2017 00:00
From early ages to modern civilisations of today, fashion has played a major role in sculpting societies. Sri Lanka’s fashion industries have risen to cater the international markets at large scale. Thus, resulted a high demand for fashion designer
Views - 118 Thursday, 30 November 2017 00:00
A decade back, the news of a new group of professionally qualified designers graduating was not the kind that interested the business world or the Government. However, the situation could not be more different today. Welcoming the latest cohort of A
Views - 944 Wednesday, 29 November 2017 00:00
N.L.M. Mubarack, the founder of NOLIMIT, the leading fashion retail chain in Sri Lanka, was among the 13 individuals selected by Business Today magazine and presented with ‘Passionate’ awards.
Views - 57 Wednesday, 29 November 2017 00:00
Fashion Bug, Sri Lanka’s leading fashion destination, dazzled the audience as they unveiled this year’s seasonal collection at Serenade, a fashion show attended by their elite clientele, which was held at JieJie Beach by Jetwing recently.
Views - 132 Wednesday, 29 November 2017 00:00
JASTECA Institute of Management in collaboration with JK Agencies Ltd. announces its annual program titled ‘JUKI Production Management Program for the Garment Industry’. This program is implemented with the support
Views - 237 Monday, 27 November 2017 00:00
Hirdaramani recently held their annual graduation – Achievers 2017 – to recognise and reward employees who successfully completed their Learning and Development training under the CARE (Career Awareness Resources to Excel) initiative.
Views - 122 Monday, 27 November 2017 00:00
Industry heavyweights, leading organisations and big brands gathered to employ the latest cohort of professionally qualified designers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design and motion graphics and animation design, to lead creative innov
Views - 81 Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00
Hameedia, Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist recently concluded the fifth edition of its highly anticipated, fashion showcase – Concept2018
Views - 107 Friday, 10 November 2017 00:00
As an official industry patron at MBFW, Hirdaramani’s emerging leadership talks about the future of Sri Lanka Apparel while lending its resources and expertise to support emerging designers showcasing at the Mercedes-
Views - 97 Friday, 10 November 2017 00:00
The unique Barefoot – The House Collection 2017 showcase will be held tomorrow (11 November) at 7:30 p.m. at the Barefoot Garden Cafe.
Views - 34 Friday, 10 November 2017 00:00
The third edition of Intex South Asia – the largest and only international textile sourcing show in South Asia for yarns,
Views - 145 Thursday, 26 October 2017 00:00
Brandix has long been celebrated as an inspired solutions provider in Sri Lankan apparel manufacturing, leading the philosophy of ‘total solutions’ in the island’s strategic evolution to position itself as a turnkey fashion hub. Further contri
Views - 161 Wednesday, 25 October 2017 00:06
Sri Lanka’s automotive giant Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) recently announced its biggest collaboration yet – Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Sri Lanka.
Views - 270 Wednesday, 25 October 2017 00:05
Coats Chief Digital and Technology Officer Hizmy Hassen to speak at South Asian Apparel Leadership Forum at MBFW on digital strategy and creative disruptive business models
Views - 126 Wednesday, 25 October 2017 00:00
South Asia Textiles Ltd., a leading Sri Lankan textile manufacturer specialised in producing exceptional quality weft knitted fabric, is to implement the five-year Strategic Plan developed with MTI Consulting.
Views - 24 Tuesday, 24 October 2017 00:00
LONDON (Reuters): Adidas has launched the first of six planned city-themed running shoe models in London as it capitalises on its first Speedfactory, which it has opened in Germany and equipped with time-saving robotics. Adidas plans to use the facto
Views - 44 Tuesday, 24 October 2017 00:00
Colombo Shopping Festival, the most awaited shopping extravaganza is ready to bring an unmatched experience that shoppers will never forget from 16 to 23 December at the BMICH. The biggest shopping gala in the upcoming Christmas season is organised b
Views - 163 Tuesday, 24 October 2017 00:00
With Sri Lanka’s first-ever international fashion week— Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week — announced recently, there is much talk about the event in the usual fashion circles, and even outside them. There is a good reason why the public is excited ab
Views - 1167 Monday, 23 October 2017 00:00
Sri Lanka is to witness its first international fashion event this month with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Hosted as a joint coalition between Sri Lanka’s most dynamic design educator AOD, the automotive giant Dimo and the multi-billion dollar local
Views - 42 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00
Design is often looked at as the icing on the manufacturing cake – something that most manufacturers leave to marketing and selling, and of course, early stage ideation.
Views - 46 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00
The Singer Fashion Academy, celebrated for teaching the nation the art of sewing and nurturing creative skills among a large number of individuals expanded its branch network recently adding Academies in the towns of Warakapola, Mt. Lavinia, Pilimata
Views - 363 Friday, 20 October 2017 00:00
The unique Barefoot – The House Collection 2017 showcase will be held on 11 November at 7:30 p.m. at the Barefoot Garden Cafe.
Views - 47 Thursday, 19 October 2017 10:14
China’s emergence as an economic super-force has been a topic for over a decade now. Powered by the world’s largest populace, China’s rise has astonished, inspired and threatened other economies around the world. And just as the world prepared
Views - 62 Tuesday, 17 October 2017 00:00
The 2017 edition of the prestigious apparel and business meeting-of-minds – the South Asian Apparel Leadership Forum – has announced that the world renowned business foresight and innovation consultancy – Future Laboratory will be part of its i
Views - 38 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:00
Hong Kong (Reuters Breakingviews): Fast Retailing is tailoring a bright future in Asia. Full-year results show the 3.5 trillion yen ($ 32 billion) fashion retailer behind Uniqlo is back on track overseas: growing rapidly across the region, staunching
Views - 49 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:00
Reuters: Iconic luxury handbag maker Coach Inc risked Wall Street and social media ire last week by announcing a change of its corporate name to Tapestry Inc, as it evolves into a multi-brand upscale retailer.
Views - 113 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:00
Sri Lanka Apparel Brands Association (SLABA), an association established to protect and uplift the domestic garment manufacturers of the nation announced Azam Habib, the Managing Director of Grace Lanka Apparels Ltd., as the new president of its exec
Views - 43 Monday, 16 October 2017 00:00
Paris (Reuters): Italy’s Gucci will stop using fur in its designs from next year, joining a growing number of fashion houses looking at alternatives after coming under pressure from animal rights activists and changing consumer tastes.
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Before commenting on the selection process, it is better to understand the ground realities and the nature of the beasts. Sri Lanka has a good theoretical education system. This system prompts students to ‘Cram-Remember-Express’ or ‘Read-Rememb
Thursday, 17 January 2019
Happy Pongal, Mr Sumanthiran! You and I are from two very different generations. In fact you belong to my uncle’s generation (sadly I don’t get along very well with my uncle). You are a child of the ’70s. I’m a child of the 90s. In a more tex
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Bourgeoisie venues It is no accident that presidential-candidate hopeful Gotabaya Rajapaksa holds his Viyathmaga meetings in bourgeoisie spots. Once, it had been Shangri-La. Last Saturday, 12 January, it had been Waters Edge. Gota’s speech offered
Wednesday, 16 January 2019
Gotabaya Rajapaksa is a determined contender for the presidency. His trenchant lecture to activists of the Viyathmaga forum demonstrated the man’s spiritedness and impulse to act. He is a driven man. What drives him?
W.A. Wijewardena responds to Ravi K
Ravi K alleges W.A. Wijewardena involvement in private placements of Treasury bonds
SL power system expansion – Coal vs renewable energy
Sri Lanka-South Africa diplomacy at 25: Forging a new pathway towards SAARC-SADC cooperation