A SriLankan welcome

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A high profile international delegation of renowned fashion gurus, global garment retail giants and international media arrived in Sri Lanka for the Sri Lanka Design Festival 2010, the country’s biggest annual celebration of contemporary design.

SriLankan Airlines, the official carrier for the event held from 11-17 November, flew in more than 80 participants from destinations across its network.

The woman credited with leading the team that launched some of the biggest names in fashion, including Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney and Matthew Williamson, Jane Rapley (third from the left) and a guest with SriLankan flight stewardesses at a cocktail reception to welcome the design team held at Mt. Lavinia Hotel