The Best Dressed List - July

Every month I have the fabulous task of compiling a best dressed list. I attend some fabulous events, sort through hundreds of photos f...

Charini Opens Flagship Store

Charini’s standalone store, at 55, Deanstone Place, Colombo 03 which opened last weekend is the flagship store for her brand, offeri...

The Best Dressed List - June 2017

Every month I have the fabulous task of compiling a best dressed list, I attend some fabulous events, sort through hundreds of photos f...

Ice, Ice Baby!

While this might have been a better article for the searingly hot month of April there’s still no time like the present to cool off a...

The Best Dressed List - May 2017

Every month I have the fabulous task of compiling a best dressed list, I attend some fabulous events, sort through hundreds of photos f...

There’s Something About Yellow

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, they say. And the thing about yellow as a colour is that it cuts both ways, just like the f...

The Style Files - Honey

It’s delicious on porridge, slathered over hot toast and eaten with cheese, but in case you haven’t heard, honey is an incredibly b...

The Sari Blouse

Up till recently the sari was the main feature with the blouse only playing a supporting act. But the once humble blouse, is being thr...

Hugo Boss Opens Its First Sri Lankan Store

Hugo Boss, the 92 year old luxury brand with a focus on menswear, recently opened its first store in Colombo. The space is located at t...

The Best Dressed List - April 2017

Every month I have the fabulous task of compiling a best dressed list, I attend some fabulous events, sort through hundreds of photos f...

Kaftan Cool!

As the heat intensifies with no signs of abating ask any seasoned fashionista what she turns to on those scorching days and chances are...

Give your locks a treat with hair oil

Returning to real life after the holidays (which most of us probably spent at the beach), our hair could probably use a little TLC aft...

Lather, rinse, REPEAT for healthier hair!

We all want stronger, shinier and healthier hair and this simple trick of the trade may just help you get it.  Whilst some of us do it...

New Year, New resolutions, New You

If like me you’ve already fallen off the ‘new year, new me’ resolution bandwagon from January, luckily the Sinhala and Tamil new ...

The Best Dressed List - March 2017

March, the month of Colombo Fashion Week, saw some serious Sri Lankan style both on and off the ramp. It also saw the celebration of tw...

New collection by Linen & Life

The weather is searingly hot, the sun is high, yes our, hottest season has started and our clothes need to adjusted accordingly. Thankf...

The Best Dressed List from Colombo Fashion Week

Boasting an exceptional lineup of Sri Lankan and international designers, Colombo Fashion Week is one of the much loved, most awaited e...

Today’s the perfect day to wear red!

Red, a mainstay (thankfully) of fashion’s cyclical nature is the perfect colour for today, Valentine’s Day. Red is such a powerful ...

The Best Dressed List - January 2017

Every month I have the fabulous task of compiling a best dressed list, I attend some fabulous events, sort through hundreds of photos f...

Plaid, Timeless Yet Practical

When I set out to write this article, having spotted a continual trend, I had no idea of the history behind this off duty staple. I was...

The Best Dressed List for December 2016

Let me start by wishing all of you a fabulous 2017 and one filled with sartorial success! Every month I have the fabulous task of compi...

Sparkle this season

The festive season is all about sparkle and virtually every major fashion house incorporated sequins, metallics and velvet into their A...

Introducing Fitness Connection

Fashion and fitness have a symbiotic relationship; in case you were wondering why you’re reading about fitness in a style column, wit...

The Best Dressed List for November 2016

These style mavens know how to turn heads. There was no shortage of fashion hits from November and I look forward to seeing how our cit...

Exfoliate for fresh and healthy skin!

You probablyknow how important it is to exfoliate, you may be cleansing, moisturizing, and slathering on the sunscreen but if you’re ...

THE CLOSET

THE CLOSET happening on the 26th and 27th of November is the brainchild of Aura Caf and Elke. It is Colombo’s homegrown pop up clothi...

Mary Janes On The Style Files

In fashion, as is very often the case styles have swung in and out of favour over the decades. But now the shoe that’s been around in...

Going Grey Gracefully

Finding that ghastly lone grey strand lurking in a head of hair can be a horrifying experience, and it can happen much younger than you...

The Best Dressed List For October 2016

In October, these people impressed with their style, their poise, their ability to pull a unique look together and were the most soigne...