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…

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…

The British Burberry Trenchcoat: Heroism and Equality

Halloween was only a week ago; yet the date seems a distant funny memory. Memories often melt into oblivion and merely become part of history. Yet it’s not always good memories which are forgotten under the bookpages of history but often the gory details we do not wish to contemplate. This is the nature of…