From Heritage to Streetwear: Common Folk weaving a modern ta...

Fashion

Handloom textile weaving in Sri Lanka is said to date back to the 6th century BC as early as when Prince Vijaya from India landed in Sr...

Local batik design label La Pard is going to Milan

Fashion

Milan Fashion Week is a clothing trade show held semi-annually in Milan, Italy and was established in 1958 as one of the big 4 global f...

Inaugural Launch Of The Ceylon Heritage Festival Fashion Sho...

Fashion

The annual Ceylon Heritage Festival by the Rachel Raj Foundation and the Ministry of Industries will have its inaugural launch with a f...

The Story Of La Vivente: A socially conscious apparel brand

Fashion

Many individuals have taken it upon themselves to empower fellow citizens in various capacities. La Vivente, a trending apparel brand h...

Collecting crowns - Shayleena Wijerathna wins Teen Universal...

Fashion

Creating history yet again Sri Lankan American Shayleena Wijerathna has won the title of Teen Universal Petite. The Universal Petite cr...

Spreading Social Messages Through Batik: Fusion 14

Fashion

Saarah Dean Ismail, the founder of Fusion 14 is on a mission to use the artisanal craft of batik to spread social messages. Working wit...

A chat with Himaya: Miss Earth Australia – Charity

Fashion

Sri Lankan born Himaya Wijayaweera recently won one of the 5 national titles in the Miss Earth Australia National competition - Miss Ea...

CFW Taking Fashion Forward: Powered for the next 20 by the l...

Fashion

A deeply spiritual being, Ajai Vir Singh is one who does not embark on a venture lightly. His vision to elevate Sri Lanka’s standing ...

Buzz with Danu - 20 years and counting... CFW

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A journey that started in 2003 completes an important milestone two decades later. From a handful of designers with little aspiration f...

Oh Colombo: Kamil Makes a Bold Decision

Fashion

Having a great passion is of no point unless you decide to act on it, which is exactly what Kamil Hewavitharana did when he switched to...

Tag me @danu - Tony Pelle

Fashion

Today my tag was by a local shoe brand which has made us all who are looking out for “style” find it. Just like any brands in our i...

Jewellery for the new generation

Fashion

Fine jewellery was once exclusively available to those prepared to spend a lot of money. Times change and things change, so it’s time...

Buzz with Danu - Joel Tillekeratne

Fashion

Today the Buzz I’m talking about something very special to me. When the country was crumbling and when some were being demotivated, t...

Sriyani Dress Point ventures into exquisite occasion wear

Fashion

Home to cutting-edge fashion, jewellery, accessories, cosmetics, and modern household needs, Sriyani Dress Point is one of Sri Lanka’...

CFW: Luxury Edition

Fashion

Opening the show of the CFW Luxury Edition was Buddhi Batiks and rightly so! In her customary style, Darshi pulled the rabbit out of th...

‘AARYA BY INDI’ Hits The Runway

Fashion

Leading couture designer Indi Yapa Abeywardena is set to take over the runway on 18 November 2022 at the Colombo Town Hall Building wit...

CFW Luxury Edition

Fashion

Responding positively to the challenge of how designers define luxury in Sri Lanka using the crafts that are available and upgrading th...

Buzz with Danu - INDI

Fashion

Today I speak to Indi Yapa Abeywardena about what she is hoping to add to the runway on the 18th of November 2022. The show is set to b...

ALEAF: A sustainable fashion brand

Fashion

ALEAF, a sustainable fashion brand by Alafiya Najmudeen was born out of a desire to create products from earth-friendly materials that ...

Redress Design Award 2022 - Top 10 designers advance to the ...

Fashion

Redress, the environmental NGO working to reduce fashion’s waste, announces today the 10 finalists of the Redress Design Award 2022, ...

LOLO & LALA

Fashion

Fashion designer Senuki Wijesundera launched her label ‘LOLO & LALA’ over the weekend at The Design Collective Store. A fashion stu...

HARID - A designer collection that promotes local heritage

Fashion

Having been inspired by the intricacies of the Kandyan saree often worn by his grandmother, Harinda Gunawardena was determined to pursu...

Tag me @danu - CFW and INDI

Fashion

Today I’m tagged by CFW and I speak to the Designer who rocked the ramp with her grand finale at the Colombo Fashion Week. It elevate...

HSBC Colombo Fashion Week - Day 3

Fashion

Colombo witnessed a smorgasbord of fashion during the HSBC CFW which concluded on Day 3. Indi Yapa Abeywaydene who celebrates her tenth...

HSBC Colombo Fashion Week: Emerging Designers

Fashion

The emerging designers held the audience in thrall on Day 1 of HSBC Colombo Fashion Week held at the Shangri-La hotel in Colombo. Eight...

HSBC CFW 2022 - Green Conscious and Earth Sensitive

Fashion

In a pandemic which has caused the world to slow down its pace and re-think its priorities, Colombo Fashion Week has adopted a theme of...

HSBC Colombo Fashion Week announces new season

Fashion

This edition of HSBC Colombo Fashion Week intensifies its focus on developing a fashion eco-system that has Environmental and Societal ...

Hanger and Mannequin

Fashion

Embodying the definition of feminine and sophisticated, Anneisha Fernando started Hanger and Mannequin, an online clothing store that i...

Designer 1-2-1: Catherine Rawson

Fashion

One of the hippest fashion brands to emerge from Galle, The Old Railway has come a long way since its launch in 2013. Its founder, Brit...