Muslims on Ramadan

Once again, whilst witnessing Muslims rush in and out of a mosque or shopping centre at the edge of Eid ul-Fitr celebrations, we gave e...

Tapping out the Tokiwa in Colombo

“First of all,” smiles Hiroyuki Okayama, father of two, “how is the ambience of our Japanese inspired café, Tokiwa?” It’s ve...

CineStyle: From the Wardrobe of Wakanda

In the wake of cinema, costume is no exception. For a character to define context, it is imperative that their costumes provide cohesiv...

Fresheez

Of the 8 branches, we stepped into the Fresheez juicery at Jawatte Road recently. So they’re no longer ‘Juiceez’? Before I get th...

Through the lens of photojournalist Mobeen Ansari

The purple pops of apricot blossoms in Gilgit-Baltistan, the azure blue of Kashmanja’s ice cave, and the penetrating eyes of a Wakhi...

Chathuri’s CuteCakes

Before Chathuri Wanniarachchi began taking orders from last year in June, she’d spent time assisting her mother with various cakes an...

L’Oréal Paris 3 Pure Clay and Yuzu Lemon Bright Mask: Rev...

The L’Oréal Paris Bright Mask is one of the Exfoliating and Cleansing Masks that is infused with a strong Yuzu Lemon extract using o...

Architect of the Month: Sandun Herath

For Synergo, the concept of sustainability and green building has been challenging yet successful. Here we speak to lead Architect San...

A’la: Your One Stop Hijab Store

Last year in July, Founder Aqeelah Nulair of A’la Hijab Store plunged into e-commerce with her selection of hijab wraps featuring col...

Choosing The Right Facial Oils

Back then if anyone suggested that I slather ‘oil’ on my face for the purpose of deeper skin cleansing, it wouldn’t take a second...

Purely Organic, Purely Ophir

In a stressed induced life, the resurgence of interest for a natural well-being seems to be the thrust today

A Chat with Sharanya Manivannan

When Sharanya Manivannan first cast her light into my life, I cupped her poems like water all in the name of salvation

On a Quest for Biryani

Why does one attend Muslim weddings in Sri Lanka in the first place? For the biryani, of course.

On a Mehndi Pursuit

At a friend’s mehndi night earlier this year, amidst explosions of colour, delicious food and music, my attention was drawn to guests...

Metal Pretty with Cher. by Chevonne

Adding luster to one’s personality, for a woman, remains of paramount importance. This week, we shake off those traditional chunks fo...

The Bombay Affair

More sour than sweet?

Eco-friendly Lash and Bro

Until now, most eyelash fluids and falsies are chemical based eye irritants causing capillaries and veins around the eyes to allow more...

Happiness on Hooves: Ceylon Riding Club Opens Doors for Hors...

An hour’s drive away from Colombo saw warm clouds cling above the inaugural ceremony of the Ceylon Riding Club held recently. A lifel...

Say Hello to Four In Hand: The New Men’s Wear Accessories ...

Four In Hand is a name to watch. To look smart. To venture bravely. And still have integrity. These are what they posit whilst adding t...

Personal Care Product Choice of the Week: Spice Island

This week we thought something Ayurvedic that can be embraced as a personal care solution. Feeling rather trapped in the lure of this v...

SLTDA Grades ‘Tourist Friendly Eating Venues’ in Kandy

After the successful launch of the ‘Tourist Friendly Eating Places’ campaign in Colombo, the second phase of the Certification sche...

Skin Care Solution: Iris Garden facial pack

All those chemicals swallowed by most of the skin products in the market can be a heavy concern. Yet, Iris Garden is here to boast what...

Day to Night Makeup with Senisha Make-up Artistry

Since our busy (lazy) schedules don’t give us much time to create effortless, snatched looks, we asked Nisha Seneviratne to guide us ...

Making Eating Choices Safer with ‘Tourist Friendly Eating ...

Making Eating Choices Safer with ‘Tourist Friendly Eating Places’ Certification In collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Co...

From Tapestries to Carpet Tiles - How Tilak’s Designs Trav...

Two months ago, designer architect Tilak Samarawickrema undertook an interior project for Interblocks (Pvt) Ltd, a software development...

Curato by AJ - PopUp Sale Creators Showcase 2017

Now in its fourth year of operation, AJ, an Online Accessories Store founded by Jagani Krishnakumar and Abdullah Aslam is launching its...

Seven Decades of Sri Lanka Memorialized

To confront a string of tragedies that befell our nation with retrospective wisdom, Director Ruwanthie De Chickera surely has a knack f...

Meditative Artistic Statements Through ’’SOUL’’

In the wake of a sweltering hot afternoon, we meet artist Vikum Bandara a few days before the preview of his upcoming exhibition title...