Apparel Buzz

MAS Linea Aqua joins CCC in ground breaking Rainforest Project

MAS Linea Aqua joined hands with sustainability partner the Carbon Consulting Company (CCC) to inaugurate the company’s latest Corporate Environmental Responsibility initiative.


Silueta accredited with ISO 9001 and ISO 14001

One of the foremost component manufacturing facilities of the region’s leading apparel manufacturer MAS Holdings, Silueta (Pvt) Ltd., has been accredited with both ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications within a span of three months.


Apparel industry to benefit from JASTECA- JUKI Production Management Programme

JASTECA Institute of Management has teamed up with J.K.Agencies (Pvt) Ltd., to organize a JUKI Production Management Programme to bolster productivity and production management techniques of the local garment industry. This specially designed programme, which was initially conducted two decades ago is organized in coordination with JUKI Corp., Japan and is suited for the executives, middle and senior level managers of the garment industries in Sri Lanka. The programme will cover a wide range of topics such as Process Analysis, Operational Analysis, Time Study, Motion Study and Introduction to Lean Management, which would be beneficial to those organizations that have not yet employed these new management techniques.


Launch of the amanté 2013 Summer Fashion collection

Three a la mode designs will bring to life the youthful exuberance of the season, as amanté launches their Summer 2013 collection this June. The perfect blend of sophisticated design and luxurious comfort, coupled with the vibrancy of the season, the Summer 2013 collection follows a highly successful Spring collection launched by amanté in April this year. The brand has dominated the targeted market space; a demographic of fashion conscious women who clearly announced their endorsement of premium lingerie in Sri Lanka.


Sri Lanka Fashion and Apparel Awards calls for applications

Winners to visit London on an all expenses paid fashion industry tour

The Sri Lanka Fashion and Apparel Awards (SLFAA), a new and apt initiative by SLDF 2013, will be a continuation of SLDF’s celebration of uniquely Sri Lankan fashion and design. In the recent years,


Survival spirit of Michelle Mone

Who would have thought one item of clothing – an undergarment at that – could evolve into an enormous business empire with the potential to change the way women wear clothes? But that is exactly what Scottish entrepreneur Michelle Mone has done with the humble bra.


AOD Campus brings in top international design knowledge

Utilising its influential network of connections with globally reputed universities, AOD international design campus recently collaborated with Falmouth University UK. With this innovative collaboration, AOD hosted one of UK’s most senior graphic design and typography professors from Falmouth University UK faculty, to visit Sri Lanka and work closely with AOD’s design degree students


Weaving new hope for Sri Lanka’s handloom industry

NDB conducts entrepreneurship training for students of the Textile Training Institut

In another progressive step towards reviving and developing the handloom industry, NDB recently conducted an entrepreneurship training program for the students of the Textile Training Institute in Moratuwa.


Avirate en-route to Australia

The high-street fashion label Avirate will be joining a large and diverse portal of online retailers in Australia effective as of 22 May 2013 with their brand new Australia website.


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