Designer 1-2-1: Hashanthi Madugalle

Fashion

Self-taught designer Hashanthi Madugalle is the founder of her label Tales by Tia. Launched in July 2016, Tales by Tia is a brand that...

Wedding Fashion Reimagined

Fashion

In a unique collaboration with industry stakeholders across the board, Founder and CEO of Lovi Ceylon, Asanka de Mel recently launched ...

Designer 1-2-1: Christina Peiris

Fashion

The livewire behind the brand X.TINA is Christina Peiris, who was crowned Miss Universe Sri Lanka 2017. Driven by her love for fashion...

Designer 1-2-1: Ashleen Adhikari

Fashion

Launching her new streetwear brand Sita, Ashleen Adhikari a student of the AOD has created her latest collection called Marigolds. For ...

Designer 1-2-1: Manoji Lekamlage

Fashion

Realising a long-held ambition to become a fashion designer, Manoji Lekamlage launched her label Mash96 in the middle of 2018. A gradua...

Designer 1-2-1: Nelun Harasgama

Fashion

The designer and founder of Ohe Island is the charming but self-effacing Nelun Harasgama. She creates sarees which can only be describe...

Designer 1-2-1: Mandy Liyanage

Fashion

Driven by a combination of a love for fashion and wanting to empower women with her creations, Mandy Liyanage launched her brand Mandy ...

Designer 1-2-1 - Shimalka Bodaragama

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Designer 1-2-1: Senuri Doloswala

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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

Fashion

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