Views - 67 Monday, 22 October 2018 00:00
Positively noted as a happening Shoppers’ Paradise, UrbanTrendz is a multi-brand retail store having a highly-widespread and super assortment of exclusive fashion brands, displayed under one roof in the city of Colombo.
Views - 104 Monday, 22 October 2018 00:00
The fourth industrial revolution is already taking shape propelled by the ubiquitous connectivity of our age, mobile supercomputing, artificial intelligence and genetic editing—things that challenge what it means to be human.
Views - 106 Monday, 22 October 2018 00:00
On Friday 26 October, Crocodile Lanka Ltd., the sole licensee for the globally-renowned brand Crocodile, will mark its decade-long presence as an iconic men’s apparel label here in Sri Lanka.
Views - 315 Friday, 19 October 2018 00:00
The fashion business is undergoing extensive transformation across the world, creating new complexities for its sourcing, manufacturing and retail landscapes. In this extreme state of flux, the fashion supply chain has new insight into the solutions
Views - 34 Tuesday, 16 October 2018 00:01
As the business of fashion morphs itself across the globe in preparation for the fourth industrial revolution, Sri Lanka aims to establish its own place in this transformation. AOD, a longstanding contemporary design and innovation partner of the loc
Views - 59 Monday, 15 October 2018 00:00
As Asian economies gather global influence, South Asia is a region gaining new momentum.
Views - 183 Thursday, 4 October 2018 00:00
Since its first edition held close to a decade ago, in 2009, Sri Lanka’s Sustainable Fashion Summit has established itself as one of South Asia’s leading events on sustainability in the wearables business. By convening Sri Lanka’s apparel indu
Views - 156 Wednesday, 3 October 2018 00:00
The Fourth Industrial Revolution was heralded in with Klaus Schwab, the World Economic Forum’s Executive Chairman, warning that the current breakthroughs disrupting almost every industry in every country were sweeping across at unprecedented speeds
Views - 39 Wednesday, 3 October 2018 00:00
PARIS (Reuters): Chanel took the fashion set on an exotic beach getaway for its catwalk show on Tuesday, as models wearing the French couture house’s trademark tweed suits and sun hats strolled barefoot along the sand, waves lapping at their feet.
Views - 31 Monday, 1 October 2018 00:00
The premier private education provider, Raffles Education Corporation is once again in the spotlight opening avenues for aspiring young individuals.
Views - 224 Monday, 1 October 2018 00:00
Nearing a five billion dollar income by end 2018, it is no secret that fashion is currently Sri Lanka’s biggest industrial success.
Views - 198 Thursday, 27 September 2018 00:00
The ‘Innovation Island’ campaign is AOD’s most ambitious international campaign to date. It showcases the very best of what Sri Lanka has to offer in order to encourage the world to visit, study and do business with Sri Lanka. The campaign draw
Views - 218 Thursday, 13 September 2018 00:00
The Singer Fashion Show and Awards Ceremony 2018 was recently held at the Bishops College Auditorium and marked the annual showcase of designs and creations of diploma students from the Singer Fashion Academy. Their efforts were rewarded during the a
Views - 61 Thursday, 13 September 2018 00:00
Enhancing the style quotient in Colombo, Fouzul Hameed has launched its latest ‘Limited Edition’ at the Envoy Mansion. The Limited Edition collection features one-of-a-kind pieces coveted by every style icon – with luxe trims, exclusive fabrics
Views - 44 Thursday, 13 September 2018 00:00
Do you wake up every morning with a song in your heart that you end up belting out in the shower? Do the things that come out of your mouth sound like gibberish to everyone listening but make perfect sense to you? Do you love making people laugh? Do
Views - 160 Thursday, 6 September 2018 00:00
Towards end 2009, the newly conflict-free Sri Lanka was fresh on the global marketplace, bursting with opportunity. With a strategically ideal positioning in the world map, untapped consumer markets, fresh talent, paradisiacal beauty, rich lifestyle
Views - 46 Wednesday, 5 September 2018 00:00
‘Threads of Time,’ a fashion extravaganza that was billed as a show like no other, indeed lived up to its promise by exceeding all expectations. Organiser and Architect of the show Anita Dorai pulled out all stops to ensure that this was indeed
Views - 88 Thursday, 30 August 2018 00:00
Design thinking for industry has been recognised as the future’s DNA for well over a decade now, and countries like the UK have leveraged this, gaining remarkable results. Local economies in the UK have grown their creative industries twice as
Views - 54 Tuesday, 21 August 2018 00:00
As the days draw closer to what will undoubtedly be one of, or in fact the fashion event of the year, the team behind ‘Threads of Fashion,’ an explosion of couture which will take to the ramp on 2 September, is increasingly busy with preparations
Views - 50 Tuesday, 21 August 2018 00:00
Having successfully wrapped a three decades’ run, Sri Lanka’s foremost apparel training body is to expand to the South Asian region next. Meanwhile, for Sri Lanka to sustain its apparel advantage over the longer term, it needs to think beyond its
Views - 217 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 00:00
By Divya Thotawatte Model trainer, producer and choreographer Lou Ching Wong shed light upon his recently opened Runway Model Academy during an interview with the Daily FT. Lou Ching mentioned that the whole aim of the Runway Model Academy was to pr
Views - 179 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 00:00
By Divya Thotawatte Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) recently launched Sri Lanka’s first fashion-oriented Masters program with the introduction of the MA Fashion Business Management from the University of Westminster, UK. The Masters in F
Views - 183 Tuesday, 14 August 2018 00:00
Linda Speldewinde, known for pushing the power of design in Sri Lanka and incorporating creative innovation into the local economy, recently received a rare international honour from one of Britain’s most prestigious universities. Northumbria Univ
Views - 67 Friday, 10 August 2018 00:10
The Sri Lanka Design Week (SLDW) 2018 showcasing the designs of the graduates of the University of Moratuwa was inaugurated this week. The Design Week which
Views - 199 Friday, 10 August 2018 00:10
When the Design for Sustainable Development Foundation was launched few years ago, the big idea was to facilitate designers and artisans to collaborate with one another to create contemporary craft products, and create a network of retailers, buyers,
Views - 131 Tuesday, 7 August 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka’s first ever online fashion week by Daraz.lk is mere days away and the excitement has reached fever pitch. What could be more exciting than an entire week of shopping without needing to leave your seat? No need to lug heavy bags from shop
Views - 235 Tuesday, 7 August 2018 00:00
The fast fashion merchandise brand XIMIVOGUE recently launched in Sri Lanka. The new outlet in Maharagama was unveiled recently and accommodates various products such as household items, health and beauty, seasonal products, plush dolls and toys, di
Views - 176 Tuesday, 7 August 2018 00:00
By Shannon Jayawardena The University of Moratuwa Graduation Fashion Show is to showcase various outfits, designed by the students while taking local talent to new heights on 14 August at 6:30 p.m. at the Shangri La Hotel Colombo. The 12th edition w
Views - 96 Tuesday, 7 August 2018 00:00
The Department of Integrated Design of the University of Moratuwa is set to host a week-long celebration of product design, fashion and lifestyle design, media and communication design – the highly anticipated ‘Sri Lanka Design Week 2018’. The
Views - 89 Monday, 30 July 2018 00:00
Sri Lanka Design Week 2018 (SLDW), a fête of product design, fashion and lifestyle design, media and communications design, is to take place delivering a range of platforms and experiences that will inspire design on multiple levels.
Monday, 22 April 2019
Almost five months have gone. It is with a profound sense of sadness that we experienced the demise of our veteran teacher, respected author, legal luminary, an accomplished ambassador, an eminent public servant and an amazing human being, Dr. Wickre
Monday, 22 April 2019
I posed the following question to a group of university students recently: ‘Do you desire to have a strongman to rule Sri Lanka today?’ The students, made up of both genders in the age group of 25 to 35, chorused the answer in the affirmative. Wh
Monday, 22 April 2019
Jet Airways of India, once the premier full-service carrier of the sub-continent, has ceased operations. “Jet Airways and its Board of Directors have been forced to take this extreme measure, as prolonged and sustained efforts with lenders and auth
Friday, 19 April 2019
Trial by fire is not a new ordeal to Christian community. It predates Notre Dame and Nazism by millennia. In fact, a decade or so before Nero torched believers to light Roman avenues, Jewish religious leaders put Jesus-followers to the test as the Ch
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