The Women Lungi

The lungi is a part and parcel of the Sri Lankan clothing.   It is not exclusive to Sri Lanka as it is seen also in other South East Asian countries such as India. However, Sri Lanka is the country where the lungi is now commonly worn by women not just men. It is not…

Belleboss Series- Risikga Singam

  THE THIRD INSTALLATION IN THE BelleBOSS SERIES!  I hope that with this series I would find a way to appreciate the incredible South Asian women of our generation who are breaking boundaries and paving new paths for themselves. Moreover, I would like other people to take a little bit of their time to realize…

The difference between the Indian Saree and Kandyan Osari

  In an era of globalisation, our generation looks to commercial, “western” view of fashion.  Traditional outfits are seen as obscure and meant for the past. Sometimes local clothing is synonymous for “tacky” clothing. However it does not have to be.  Different cultures have different types of clothing that should be celebrated and admired not…

#BelleBoss: CookiesandYoux

This is the second installement of my #GirlBoss series 🙂 What is a #GirlBoss? It is a platform curated by Sophia Amoruso for women leading deliberate lives. If you don’t know who she is… umm look it up! …Don’t worry if your too lazy to look it up I’ll tell you. Amoruso founded Nasty Gal,…

Stylenomics Lesson B: The Nudes

After a long time, I am back with Stylenomics Lesson B: Nudes!  Hold on, (before you let your imagination ruin wild!) I’m not talking about going naked. While that would make a statement , it definitely would not be a fashion statement. The nudes which I refer to, are nude colours. No one could deny…

#GirlBoss Series : Rochelle Wick

This is the start of my #BelleBoss series 🙂 What is a #BelleBoss? It is a platform curated by me for women leading deliberate lives.   I hope that with this series I would find a way to appreciate the incredible young women of Sri Lanka our generation who are breaking boundaries and paving new…

Bubblelement- The Bubble Tea Experience

Bubblelement- The Bubble Tea Experience This post is a little different. I’m not a food/restaurant blogger. But when you find little treasures in Colombo … it is hard not to share. Not to confuse this place with the Bubblelement in Galle, the Bubblelement in Colombo is a smaller, cosy establish located in Colpetty. The Bubble…

Stylenomics Lesson A- THE LBD (Little Black Dress)

One is never over-dressed or under-dressed with a Little Black Dress.” —Karl Lagerfeld Welcome to Lesson A of Stylenomics.If you can’t guess this means style + economics. You must be wondering.. what is the correlation between style and economics? Well back in grade 10 (major throwback here) one of the first lessons I ever learned…

AOD- Fashion Marketing in Sri Lanka

Fashion Marketing. Fashion marketing is the process of managing the flow of merchandise from the initial selection of designs to be produced to the presentation of products to retail customers, with the goal of maximizing a company’s sales and profitability. This is the first year which AOD has offered Fashion Marketing degrees, which demonstrates how novel the concept really is. But if you want to learn more about the interesting lives of fashion marketing students at AOD then please read on!

AOD- The Truth About Fashion Designers in Sri Lanka (Part 2)

If you haven’t read Part 1 of this Article, then what are you doing? Go read! And for the rest of you… welcome back! Some of you may still not be convinced that fashion designing is a realistic career path. Read the stories of  Umanga, Davina and Michelle and I’m sure even you skeptics will…

AOD- The Truth About Sri Lankan Fashion Designers- Part 1

“What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language. Miuccia Prada” All of us are aware of the “glamorous world” of fashion. Some of you may even profess to be knowledgeable about fashion designers; with names such as Vera Wang, Alexandar…

#GirlLove Campaign

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” Audrey Hepburn. One of the biggest obstacles which women face is “Girl on Girl Hate”. The #GirlLoveChallenge created by U tube Vlogger Lilly Singh is aimed…