Designer 1-2-1 - Shimalka Bodaragama

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One time model and former air stewardess at Sri Lankan airlines, Shimalka’s travels across the world encouraged her love for fashion....

Designer 1-2-1: Sajee Seneviratne

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Having launched her brand Mendes in 2018 Sajee had made great strides in Colombo’s fashion sphere. Her designs are fresh, cool and co...

Designer 1-2-1: Araliya Thevapalan

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Necessity is the mother of invention and that is what drove Araliya to launch her eponymous brand earlier this year. A graduate in Inte...

Fashionably, Danu – Hugs & Kisses

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This week I’m bringing out the child in me with this collection put together by hugs & kisses, just as the brand says it’s a warm a...

Designer 1-2-1: Sathomi Ekanayake

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Based in Japan, Sathomi is heavily influenced by Japanese culture and customs. A graduate of the AOD, Sathomi creates looks that fall i...

Design 1-2-1: Uddami Wijesekara

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Living by her personal motto of ‘being brave, facing challenges and a never-give-up on your dreams’ attitude has helped designer Ud...

Fashionably Danu - LOVI

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Today on Fashionably Danu, I wanted to check out the all-new collection from LOVI. When our days are now mostly at home, keeping it sim...

Designer 1-2-1: Natalie Cathryn Goonetilleke

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Graduating from AOD with a degree in Graphic Design, Natalie’s underlying passion veered towards fashion design. After graduating, Na...

Designer 1-2-1: Najila Ablej Sharhan

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Transitioning from a teacher to a fashion designer, Najila made her entry into the industry in 2009. Having first launched her brand KO...

Designer 1-2-1: Kasuni Rathnasuriya

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Embracing the use of Beeralu or bobbin lace in her creations, designer Kasuni Rathnasuriya holds the distinction of belonging to an exc...

Designer 1-2-1: Heshanie Ileana Tennekoon

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Following her motto of “your actions need to map out what you want” designer Heshanie launched her brand Ileana in 2019 at a pop-up...

Designer 1-2-1: Akhila Liyanage

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Torn between a career in engineering and fashion design, enterprising Akhila managed to complete degrees in both. Hailing from a family...

Designer 1-2-1: Subha Grassi

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Creative Director and CEO of Salvage Recycle, Subha Grassi also runs her own design company in Sri Lanka, Ruby Studio, which partners w...

Tara Pascale Germani

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Wearing many hats including that of an interior designer, spatial stylist, yoga teacher and jewellery designer, Tara is the Creator and...

Designer 1-2-1: Charuni

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Hailing from a family which has worked in the apparel industry since the time she was a child, Charuni has spent most of her life in Ba...

Fashionanbly Danu: Tharshana

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Today I feature an amazingly talented man who has really created a brand that’s absolutely beautiful and timeless, Tharshana is known...

Designer 1-2-1: Shamindri Ranasinghe

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Inspired by fashion icons of the 60s such as The Beatles, Twiggy, Jane Fonda and Marianne Faithful, Shamindri Ranasinghe a graduate of ...

Beauty By Rosh to launch Cosmetics & Skincare Brand

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Rosh Kumarasinghe, better known as Beauty By Rosh, has come a long way from her days as a wide-eyed aspiring beauty blogger on YouTube....

Designer 1-2-1: Senuri Doloswala

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A graduate of the Academy of Design (AOD) Senuri was honoured when one of her creations, a shirt in hot pink with tulle frills was chos...

HSBC Colombo Fashion Week Day 3

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The final day of HSBC Colombo Fashion Week 2020 drew to a close at the Hilton with a large number of fashion aficionados turning out to...

HSBC Colombo Fashion Week Day 2

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Day 2 of Colombo Fashion Week held at the Shangri-la saw a clutch of established designers present their collections. Central to their ...

HSBC Colombo Fashion Week 2020: Emerging Designers

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Colombo Fashion Week 2020 kicked off in the new normal adhering to a plethora of strict conditions. After months of lockdown and a hiat...

Fashionably Danu - Nithya

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Today on Fashionably Danu, I feature a very talented designer with a very unique talent Nithya, I saw her at the Mercedes-Benz fashion ...

Fashionably Danu - KÚR

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I’m in very comfortable clothing - keeping it oversized seems to be the new trend. “Super soft lounge t-shirts by KÛR - Artist col...

Ruth Weerasinghe

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Flying the flag for Sri Lankan design, Ruth Weerasinghe has earned a place in the finals of the Redress Design Award based in Hong Kong...

Business in the New Normal

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With life limping back to normal after 8 weeks of lockdown, the fashion industry is cautiously dipping its toes into a post-COVID-19 re...

Fashionably Danu: La Ceyloné

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Today on Fashionably Danu, I feature one of my favourite Lankan brands, La Ceyloné, and their cool new masks. When COVID19 lockdown ju...

Vithya Visvendra

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Bringing South Asia’s vivacious culture to the palette, Sri Lankan born Vithya Visvendra has carved a name for herself, mastering the...

THAMBILI ISLAND BOUTIQUE

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Sri Lanka is all about living that tropical island life in style and summer and resort wear is undoubtably in high demand in our local ...