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Chamari Kudabalage- On Her Way To Her Own Fashion Label


Chamari always had big dreams. As a child, she had a close relationship with the creative arts and with time, she found a keen interest on fashion and style too. Having a hearing impairment did not stop her from chasing this dream or slowing down in any way. Therefore, she plucked up her courage and [...]

Fashion Is My Voice


Whether it was to express a profound interest in European history, in art, to discuss an ongoing social paradigm or simply share her love for colour and aesthetically pleasing composition, Nethmi found that the most natural medium for her was fashion. Deciding to follow this calling, Nethmi started studying fashion at AOD, and graduated with [...]

In The Business Of Fashion


When picturing a fashion designer at work, it is most often in a small, intimate studio setting, sketching quietly, cutting up fabrics, peacefully draping them on a mannequin and perhaps stitching a mock-up before it’s handed over to the pattern makers and tailors. Not everyone pictures them working in the country’s largest industry, within the [...]

Beauty And Wit Of Tracy


By Tia Goonaratna @tiabuffy Tracy Ann De Zilva, model and businesswoman, is the embodiment of a human being that emanates beauty from her appearance just as much as from her personality. Comparatively new to the modelling industry, Tracy entered the scene with a bridal shoot for the Brides of Sri Lanka magazine last year, and [...]

Kendrick Calls You Out


by Ryan Johnson @lordryanjohnson Kendrick Lamar has finally released his fourth album titled “DAMN” on the 14th April 2017 by Top Dawg Entertainment, Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records. The album features a variety of producerswho are well-known in the hip-hop industry today, from The Alchemist, 9th Wonder, and Mike Will Made It etc. The album’s [...]

The Percussions Of Diren


by Ryan Johnson @lordryanjohnson The amazing Diren Sabaratnam in not a new face in the Sri Lankan live music industry. Drumming for more than 10 years in prominent bands, Diren truly enjoys his seat behind drums as evident from his passion everytime he’s on stage. As a professional drummer, drum instructor, and recording and session [...]

For The Love Of Letters


For most people, the term graphic designer brings to mind a young male bent over a computer screen at a communication or photo printing shop, editing a photograph on Photoshop. Although this is precisely what was coined as ‘graphic design’ in Sri Lanka, the terminology couldn’t be more wrong. Graphic design is a much more [...]

1331, Calling Out For The Island Girl


Inoma is that girl who is living her dream, day in, day out. A talented fashion graduate who also happens to have the business brains that it takes to run your own business, Inoma was bold enough to launch her brand a few years after graduating. After her own confidence and education, the few years [...]

Smurfs: The Lost Village


By Gopitha Kiribandara  The third instalment of Smirfdom, The Lost Village leaves much to be desired. Directed by Kelly Asbury and written by Stcey Harman and Pamela Ribon, the film stars Demi Lovato (Smurfette), Mandy Patinkin (Papa Smurf), Joe Manganiello (Hefty Smurf), Jack McBrayer (Clumsy Smurf), Danny Pudi (Brainy Smurf) and Rainn Wilson (Gargamel). It’s [...]

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