Lifestyle

Grand sale organised by Lanka Alzheimer’s Foundation

Views - 27 Friday, 9 November 2018 00:00

This annual sale is being held for the third time and has a larger selection this time round for shoppers to indulge in. Saturday 17 November is the date to make a note of and doors will open at 10 a.m. The venue will be the Lanka Alzheimer’s Found


Dialog launches Yeheli.lk, personal digital wellbeing assistant for women

Views - 28 Friday, 9 November 2018 00:00

Dialog Axiata PLC, Sri Lanka’s premier connectivity provider has announced the launch of Yeheli.lk/Thozhi.lk, an anonymous messaging platform that connects users with expert advice, available on web and Android app. In simpler terms this platform


Spa Ceylon Wellness Club mobile app launched

Views - 22 Friday, 9 November 2018 00:00

Spa Ceylon, the world’s largest luxury Ayurveda chain, has launched its Spa Ceylon Wellness Club mobile app, offering members the convenience of fast, easy access to a world of wellness information. The app will also provide information about Spa


STHRI by Selyn and Island Lush collaborate!

Views - 31 Wednesday, 31 October 2018 00:00

Looking for a summer sandal you can wear with everything? Look no further than the brand new collaboration launched by STHRI by Selyn and Island Lush. These fantastic pieces use production off-cuts of the vibrant cotton handloom fabrics woven by 


Spexbay launches first eyewear store in Maharagama

Views - 56 Wednesday, 31 October 2018 00:00

Spexbay has launched its fashionable optical outlet for the first time in Sri Lanka. Creating a dynamic experience in the busy but upcoming suburb of Maharagama, a popular area for bargain shopping,Spexbay offers high quality products at affordable p


Renaissance in audio from Yamaha Pro Studio

Views - 19 Wednesday, 31 October 2018 00:00

The Yamaha Music Centre continues to diversify with the inception of Sri Lanka’s foremost studio and a cutting-edge recording complex – the Yamaha Pro Studio. The studio is situated on the first floor of the Yamaha Music Centre’s flagship store


Sriyani Dress Point opens its newest showroom in Negombo

Views - 722 Wednesday, 31 October 2018 00:00

Sriyani Dress Point, one of the largest chains of readymade garments in Sri Lanka, opened its new and the eighth showroom at No. 22 Main Street Negombo recently with actress Pooja Umashankar participating as a special guest. Sriyani Dress Point that


LAUGFS SuperMart joins CH17 Loyalty

Views - 46 Wednesday, 31 October 2018 00:00

The supermarket chain of LAUGFS Holdings Ltd. is the latest to join the popular welfare scheme owned and managed by CH17 exclusively for employees and staff in the mercantile and corporate sectors. Perks at Work, Nucleus Loyalty, Ransalu Privilege ar


Dreamron Group expanding business to Vietnam

Views - 21 Wednesday, 31 October 2018 00:00

Dreamron Group, one of the local personal care brands and largest hair care manufacturer in the country, is expanding its business further in Southeast Asia by signing an agreement with Vietnam. Dreamron products has been accepted by big supermar


Global franchise MINIGOOD to enter Sri Lanka creating a quality simple lifestyle to all consumers

Views - 1905 Tuesday, 30 October 2018 00:38

Joining the fastest growing retail fashion sector and bringing a variety of Korean franchisee products to Sri Lanka, KiMO Ceylon Co-Founders Zamrin Mabuthoon and Tasneem Siddeeque are to introduce global franchise MINIGOOD to Sri Lanka within the nex


Spa Ceylon Wellness Club mobile app launched

Views - 21 Friday, 26 October 2018 00:01

Spa Ceylon, the world’s largest luxury Ayurveda chain, has launched their Spa Ceylon Wellness Club mobile app, offering members the convenience of fast, easy access to a world of wellness informatio


The rise of green beauty

Views - 21 Friday, 26 October 2018 00:00

Today, a growing number of consumers across the world are rejecting chemical-filled skincare products and cosmetics for pricey, plant-based, and seemingly less toxic alternatives. It is a thriving sector—one that some experts think could change the


ACL Cables sponsors Ladies College Colombo Walk

Views - 14 Friday, 26 October 2018 00:00

Sri Lanka’s No. 1 electric cable, ACL Cables PLC, sponsored the walk held to mark the 66th anniversary of Ladies’ College Colombo, a leading girls college in Sri Lanka. Commenting on this, ACL Cables Managing Director Suren Madanayake said: “A


Vision Care launches ‘505’: first branded designer eyewear store in Sri Lanka

Views - 40 Friday, 26 October 2018 00:00

Vision Care Optical Services Ltd., home to many international fashion labels for over 25 years, proudly announces the launch of its exclusive Luxottica-branded 505 Store for the first time in Sri Lanka. Luxottica Group is a leader in the design, manu


Light up any season with ‘Diyas by Dankotuwa’

Views - 31 Friday, 26 October 2018 00:00

Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, renowned for its luxurious and elegant porcelain tableware, has launched ‘Diyas by Dankotuwa,’ the perfect way to mark a cultural or religious celebration, or even any special day.


Halloween Week at BOMMU Rooftop Bar and Lounge, OZO Kandy

Views - 27 Thursday, 18 October 2018 00:00

While most celebrate Halloween on a single day, OZO Kandy has organised a week-long spook fare in the quiet and quaint city. BOMMU Bar and Lounge invites you to a wild celebration in the dark from 27 October until 2 November from 18:00 onwards. BOMM


The Kingsbury to celebrate Oktoberfest at Honey Beach Club

Views - 99 Thursday, 18 October 2018 00:00

The Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo presents Oktoberfest from 25-30 October at its popular Honey Beach Club, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. There will be an extensive array of comforting and warm German food such as a Bavarian Mixed Grill platter with pork, chicke


Starlight goes green, launches ‘Super-8 Technology’ detergent

Views - 58 Thursday, 18 October 2018 00:00

Star Holdings International Ltd. – a 100% Sri Lankan fabric care company with a rich history spanning three decades – unveiled Starlight Herbal Detergent Powder last week, once again revolutionizing the market with a novel super 8 technology. The


Colombo City Centre takes Sri Lanka by storm, with more excitement to come

Views - 62 Thursday, 18 October 2018 00:00

In just one month of operations, Colombo City Centre has established itself as the Sri Lankan capital’s must-visit destination, with the footfall reaching over 250,000 people from the day of the opening till present. The combination of globally-re


LAUGFS launches KOKATH Lifestyle Stores

Views - 66 Thursday, 18 October 2018 00:00

Redefining lifestyle retailing in Sri Lanka, LAUGFS Solutions recently introduced a premier lifestyle store chain under the brand name ‘KOKATH’. The KOKATH Lifestyle Store features over 700 modern, high quality products from Japan at three afford


Photomarathon 2018 on Sunday; winner to compete in Photomarathon Asia Championship in Japan

Views - 35 Thursday, 18 October 2018 00:00

Registrations have begun for Photomarathon Sri Lanka 2018 to select the best ‘on the spot’ photograph that will take the photographer to compete against regional Photomarathon winners at Photomarathon Asia Championship in Japan 2019. Hundreds of


Singer Sri Lanka and Sony launch new OLED and 4K HDR TV Series

Views - 101 Wednesday, 17 October 2018 00:00

Singer (Sri Lanka) PLC, the country’s premier consumer durables retailer, together with Sony International, launched OLED and 4K HDR Television Series along with the MASTER series: A9F and Z9F Television series at an exclusive event held at the Sha


Galle Face Hotel and Ebert Silva Holidays join hands to celebrate World Children’s Day

Views - 62 Wednesday, 17 October 2018 00:00

World Children’s Day was celebrated by the two pioneer partners in Sri Lanka’s hospitality and tourism industries, The Galle Face Hotel and Ebert Silva Holidays when they joined hands for the fourth consecutive year reminiscing Nelson Mandela’


From Ocean Blues to Oceanswell

Views - 99 Tuesday, 16 October 2018 00:00

Inspired by the colours and textures of Sri Lanka’s ocean waters, Colombo Jewellery Stores (CJS) uses its newest collection, Ocean Blues to raise awareness on marine conservation, working with Dr. Asha de Vos and Oceanswell. Already well known for


Sonu Nigam sings Vogue’s golden jingle

Views - 1052 Thursday, 11 October 2018 00:00

The golden voice of Bollywood, Sonu Nigam visited Sri Lanka to sing Sri Lanka’s oldest running radio jingle which was produced for Vogue Jewellers. The legendary icon of advertisements, first aired in 1962 has set a record by being aired for nearly


H.S. Fabric Collection opens new showroom in Moratuwa

Views - 156 Thursday, 11 October 2018 00:00

H.S. Fabric Collection, the pioneer supplier of fine quality upholstery fabrics in Sri Lanka, launched its newest showroom in Moratuwa recently. Sri Lanka Army Adjutant General and Gajaba Regiment Colonel Major General Shavendra Silva attended the o


Galadari celebrates 34th anniversary in style

Views - 89 Thursday, 11 October 2018 00:00

The Galadari Hotel celebrated its 34th anniversary in grand style on 6 October. The hotel which is proud of its reputation of serving 34 years of service to the hospitality industry treated guests to a fabulous day of celebration. The Coffee Shop ope


Dankotuwa Porcelain reintroduces Laklain locally

Views - 139 Wednesday, 10 October 2018 00:00

Dankotuwa Porcelain PLC, renowned for its luxurious and elegant porcelain tableware, recently reintroduced its value-for-money heritage brand Laklain to the local market.  Now available with several new offerings that feature a similar high-quality


Sapphire Residences by ITC Hotels launched

Views - 131 Wednesday, 10 October 2018 00:00

The start of the launch of the uber-luxury apartments ‘Sapphire Residences’ by ITC Hotels globally was marked on 2 October, coinciding with the commencement of the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi. The launch program will en


Abans Homes In Style offers elegant, non-toxic furniture at flagship store Colombo City Centre

Views - 385 Friday, 5 October 2018 00:00

Abans Homes In Style, the furniture arm of Abans PLC, officially launched its flagship concept store at the Colombo City Centre Mall on 19 September. The nearly 9,000 sq. ft. store was formally opened by Abans Group Chairperson Aban Pestonjee. Dignit


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