Green Conscious, Earth Sensitive

By SWC
June 15, 2017

Green Conscious, Earth Sensitive by Swim Week Colombo aspires to be the first eco-ethical fashion week in the region. Being in an ecosystem which can foster this aspiration, with the presence of manufacturers, suppliers, designers and end users in the same market, Swim Week Colombo aims to integrate an ecosystem approach to environmentally responsible fashion.

The Making of the Perfect Green Bikini

By SWC
June 15, 2017

In an envisioning effort to use technology and intent to create an ecosystem of good and clean practices that are available to any designer or label to use and engage with, Swim Week Colombo introduces the Making of The Perfect Green Bikini.

It is the creation of an ecosystem that annually shifts the yardstick with the further advancement of technology to make garments which are more green conscious and earth sensitive.

Is your swimwear ethical?

By SWC
February 20, 2017

Many of us remain in the dark about the source of the items we wear. Many brands don’t disclose details about manufacturing or their carbon footprint. So what should you look for if you’d like to buy ethically?

The Sustainable Fashion Revolution

By SWC
February 6, 2017

Many companies are now altering their organizational purpose to be better able to tackle issues relating to climate change, energy, water and other scarce resources. And the fashion industry is not exempt from this.

Eco-Swimwear: A revolution on the horizon

By SWC
January 30, 2017

The search for ethical swimwear brands in particular can be a daunting task but there appears to be a silver lining.

Trend: One-Piece Swimsuits

By SWC
January 23, 2017

The classic one-piece swimsuit is having a moment. Check out our top picks from the Swim Wall for the hottest one-pieces in season!  

Make 2017 the year you get fit

By SWC
January 16, 2017

Ever wondered what it takes to look runway-ready? Here are tips from some of last season’s top models!

The future of the global swimwear industry

By SWC Colombo
December 7, 2016

Along with sustainability, the global swimwear industry is witnessing myriad other emerging trends and changes.

The key to sustainability in Fashion

By SWC Colombo
December 7, 2016

The final segment of the program line-up was “Fashion For Good”, a session focused on sustainability and addressing various aspects of “goodness” in swimwear fashion

What is your customer looking for?

By SWC
October 21, 2016

 

Indian designer David Abraham spoke at the first segment of the inaugural edition of TrendSwim, India Untapped, on a designer first understanding his or her potential market prior to attempting to create or launch a product

 

The art of staying relevant

By SWC
October 21, 2016

 

Luxury swimwear brand Heidi Klein is among the best brands, having managed to leapfrog trends and stay relevant because they are who they are

Love Bar

By Vidya B
September 21, 2016

An extension of the funky and flamboyant restaurant, Flamingo House, Love Bar has come into its own as one of Colombo’s more popular bars.

Cafe Francais by Pourcel

By Vidya B
September 21, 2016

Introducing Colombo to chic French fine dining, Cafe Francais by Pourcel became an exciting addition to the city’s foodscape when it opened in November 2014.

The Bayleaf & Curve Bar

By Vidya B
September 21, 2016

Whether it’s authentic Italian cuisine at the sprawling Bayleaf or tapas to go with live entertainment at the compact Curve bar, you’re assured to have a memorable time at one of Harpo’s restaurants.

Clique Supper Club and Lounge Bar

By Vidya B
September 21, 2016

An upscale restaurant with a refined, contemporary menu by day and a glittery bar with an upbeat vibe by night, Clique has comfortably settled into the niche it created in Colombo’s dining scene when it opened a couple of years ago.

ITALIAN FOOD RULES – IL PONTE, HILTON COLOMBO

By VIDYA B
August 26, 2016

Chef Massimo Zampar is a passionate exponent of authentic Italian cooking. We had a brief chat with him about what to expect from the menu at Il Ponte:

IKOI-TEI ON AUTHENTIC JAPANESE CUISINE

By VIDYA B
August 26, 2016

True to its name, which means ‘a place of relaxation’ in Japanese, Ikoi-Tei at the Dutch Hospital aspires to take Japanese cuisine out of the exclusive realm of fine dining and make it more accessible. We spoke to Chef Hikaru Takahashi, the Japanese Master Chef who helms the kitchen at the restaurant

FROM THE FRONT ROW: WeAreHandsome

By Colombo Swimweek
July 18, 2016

We Are Handsome is the creative expression of husband and wife pair Jeremy and Katinka Somers

FROM THE FRONT ROW: RumPunch

By SWC
July 18, 2016

Rukshika Fernando, the co-founder and co-owner of Rum Punch, holds a degree in fashion design from the Academy of Design

FROM THE FRONT ROW: Maus

By Colombo Swimweek
July 18, 2016

An interior designer by profession, Annika Fernando created MAUS in 2013

FROM THE FRONT ROW: HeidiKlein

By Colombo Swimweek
July 18, 2016

Heidi Gosman and Penny Klein launched heidi klein – the UK’s first one-stop holiday shop, in 2002.

FROM THE FRONT ROW: BuddhiBatiks

By Colombo Swimweek
July 18, 2016

Joining her family business Buddhi Batiks in January 2005, Darshi Keerthisena-de Livera aspired to push the batik industry into the contemporary fashion market.

FROM THE FRONT ROW: Aviva

By Colombo Swimweek
July 18, 2016

Prasad Bidapa, in association with Linea Aqua, presents a collection of swimwear called Aviva.

FROM THE FRONT ROW: Arugam Bay Beachwear

By Colombo Swimweek
July 18, 2016

Arugam Bay Beachwear draws its inspiration from the clear blue waters and golden shores of Sri Lanka’s East coast

FROM THE FRONT ROW: amanté

By Colombo Swimweek
July 18, 2016

amanté, as a brand, seeks to introduce a blend of confidence, style and subtle sensuality into the lives of their clientele

From The Front Row: Shivan & Narresh

By Colombo Swimweek
July 1, 2016

A look at the designers’ collection for Swim Week Colombo 2016

From The Front Row: C.H.A.R.L.E.N.E.

By Colombo Swimweek
July 1, 2016

A look at the designer’s collection for Swim Week Colombo 2016

From The Front Row: Charini

By Colombo Swimweek
July 1, 2016

A look at the designer’s collection for Swim Week Colombo 2017

From The Front Row: Rachel Raj

By Colombo Swimweek
July 1, 2016

A look at the designer’s collection for Swim Week Colombo 2017

From The Front Row: Hot As Hell

By Colombo Swimweek
July 1, 2016

From The Front Row: Juxtapose

By Colombo Swimweek
July 1, 2016

A look at the designers’ collection for Swim Week Colombo 2017

From The Front Row: U by Upeksha Hager

By Colombo Swimweek
July 1, 2016

A look at the designer’s collection for Swim Week Colombo 2017

From The Front Row: Meraki

By Colombo Swimweek
July 1, 2016

A look at the designer’s collection for Swim Week Colombo 2017

Sri Lanka: The Perfect Swimwear Destination

By Colombo Swimweek
June 17, 2016

Swim Week Colombo announces a new season as Asia’s first swimwear dedicated fashion week. The weekend of June 24th to 26th will see an exciting mingling of leading designers, manufacturers, buyers, retailers and media for a thrilling series of runway shows, fashion talks and retail segments.

CFW SWIM: LAST SEASON IN REVIEW

By SwimWeek Colombo
June 17, 2016

CFW Swim, presented by OLU Tropical Water and held on the 7th and 8th of August last year, was the brainchild of Colombo Fashion Week and its technical collaborator, Linea Aqua, come to life. Armed with the technical expertise provided by Linea Aqua,

ASIA’S FIRST SWIM WEEK ANNOUNCES NEW SEASON

By Colombo Swimweek
June 16, 2016

Swim Week Colombo, whose second season runs from the 24th through the 26th of this month, made waves in 2015 as Asia’s first fashion week dedicated exclusively to swimwear.