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Selyn welcomes the season with ‘buy local’ pop-up

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  • Bringing together a selection of locally produced brands under its flagship store for a very festive season 
  • Saturday, 1 December  from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Selyn – 102 Fife Road Colombo 05 

It’s the season to be local and buy local! Why not challenge yourself to buy local gifts this holiday season, as Selyn Sri Lanka’s only fair-trade handloom company partners with a host of locally-based industries that include Andrea Boekel, Ma’s Kitchen, Panther, Kumbuk, Kitch& and Tiras to give you a variety which is hard to resist. This special Christmas pop-up will be hosted at Selyn on Saturday, 1 December from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at their flagship store 102 Fife Road Colombo 05. 

It doesn’t matter who you are shopping for, be it a fashionista, gourmet cook, a sweet tooth junkie, a stationery collector, pet lover, health nut or the subscriber of unique pieces. There is a gift for everyone including yourself at the Selyn Christmas pop-up and you’ll feel good about supporting the local manufacturing industry while you shop this festive season.

Andrea Boekel – prominent exponent of hand embroidery and Brussels Lace will have a sizeable collection of exquisitely created garments and home linens. These pieces are painstakingly created and involve long hours of work for the exquisite hand embroidery and wispy Brussels Lace. A dying art that will be hard to revive in this fast-paced world, Andrea clings on to the timeless beauty of hand embroidery for as long as possible. Working only with superfine linens, there will be a range of stylish dresses, blouses, nightdresses, skirts and a selection of table runners, handkerchief sets and batik sarees on silk. The prices, considering the work involved are more than competitive and these gifts are sure to be treasured for many years to come.

Ma’s Kitchen will be celebrating the season with a range of customised and curated hampers, which include a selection of organic products for those wanting to have a more meaningful and sustainable Christmas. Other seasonal goodies include their seasonal hams, which have been smoked using a host of local spices and selection freshly ground seasonal mixes will also be available. Panther will be showcasing a selection of the fun and funky stationery, they will have a host of local games manufactured in Sri Lanka that include classics such as Mancala. Kumbuk will have a collection of their bottled goodies from a divine marinated feta, to their granola jars in three flavours and an indulgent liver pâté to name a few items. Tiras, a specialist home baker will have a selection of freshly made Christmas goodies that are sure to add to the festive cheer. Kitch& will bring huge flavour to your Christmas Feast with their amazing range of sweet and savoury Edible Christmas delights from their famed Bacon Jam to other treats such as their Stout Mustard, Pineapple Sauce and Traditional Pickles.

All the other local brands presently at the Selyn outlet will be giving shoppers an additional reason to celebrate the festive season with special promotional offers. Especially for the festive season, Selyn has introduced a range of recycled products and unique Christmas decorations to bring cheer to your Christmas. 

Experience the magic of Selyn this holiday season and buy local on Saturday, 1 December from 9 a.m. onwards at Selyn, Fife Road, Colombo 05. In-store seasonal discounts will continue throughout December. 

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