Sri Lanka Design Festival’s 2014 fashion edition concluded recently with a preview into Sri Lanka’s brand-led future in fashion. Taking a giant step forward from the country’s longstanding reputation as a sustainable and technologically advanced manufacturing destination, Sri Lanka is about to cement its position as a fashion industry with its own brands. Sri Lanka Design Festival became the platform for this major step for Sri Lanka.
Coats Plc, the world’s leading industrial thread and consumer textile crafts business, has launched its new e-commerce service for the local apparel industry.
The launch of Coats’ eComm website took place during the Sri Lanka Design Festival (SLDF), where Coats played a key role as the thread and zip partner. Linda Speldewinde, the Founder and Managing Director of SLDF and AOD International Design Campus, launched the service in Sri Lanka on 6 December during an exclusive event held as part of SLDF and attended by key apparel industry leaders.
The Ministry of Social Services commemorated International Day of Persons with Disability at a national ceremony held under the patronage of His Excellency Mahinda Rajapaksa, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka at Temple Trees on the 4th of December 2014.
His Excellency the President presented awards to certain individuals and organisations for their provision of services to persons with disabilities.
Quantum Clothing Lanka was the sole corporate body to be recognised that day for provision of employment opportunities to persons with disabilities.
Journal & Directory of the Sri Lanka Apparel Exporters Association, containing valuable information with regard to the apparel industry.
Issue No. 89