‘B Iconic’ makes bold catwalk debut at Odel

A bold, vibrant new brand at Odel, for the young and young at heart made its scintillating catwalk debut at a colourful fashion show in Colombo.
The atrium lobby of Odel’s flagship store at Alexandra Place was packed to capacity as ‘B Iconic’ – a collection characterised by bold slogans, neon colours and effervescent prints, emerged in four motifs that capture the different moods of the new brand: ‘B Brave’ ‘B Playful’ ‘B Wild’ and ‘B Stylish.’

AMW Celebrates 65 years of making a world of difference


Secluded luxury at Shinagawa Beach Balapitiya

By Shehara Rizly

Tucked away down a private road in Balapitiya just an hour’s drive from Colombo on the highway is the luxurious boutique hotel property Shinagawa Beach. Asia Capital recently diversified to the leisure sector under the aegis of Asia Leisure. There are many properties coming under its purview and Shinagawa is the second property that opened doors a few months ago. The 26 roomed hotel located along a cobalt beach is built according to sustainability guidelines using natural light, ventilation and rain water harvest. The hotel is fully integrated into the local community offering employment opportunities to the locals with valuable training and necessary skills and languages related to hospitality.


An Exhibition of Paintings By Chris Benjamin
Chris Benjamin will showcase her inaugural solo Exhibition of Paintings on the 27th and 28th of September 2014 at the Main Hall of Lionel Wendt Art Gallery. Her first Solo collection showcases her work with different media such as Oils and Acrylics embracing a variety of contemporary techniques and her own creative imagination.

Sanga Partners with Prima Stella

Following a series of successful and innovative product developments, Prima Stella Instant Noodles re launched its favorite chicken flavor along with a vegetable sachet, targeting the entire family and guaranteed to thrill the taste buds of all noodle lovers.

Kumar de Silva

launches Corporate Etiquette Consultancy

Veteran public relations and media consultant Kumar de Silva has launched his latest venture – Corporate Etiquette Consultancy.

Zonta International (District 25/ Sri Lanka Region) Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Recipients Named

Five young Sri Lankan female business professionals were conferred as the National winners under the prestigious Jane M. Klausman (JMK) scholarship programme awarded by Zonta International, at the official awards ceremony held in Colombo. The finalists were adjudged by a distinguished panel of leading business professionals such as Mr.Kishu Gomes – Managing Director/CEO of Chevron Lubricants Lanka PLC, Ms.Shyamala Gomez – Country Director for FOKUS Women and Former Gender Advisor to UN, and Ms.Sandra De Zoysa – Group Chief Customer Officer of Dialog Axiata PLC. The Chairman of the McQuire Rens Group Dr.Nalin Jayasuriya delivered a motivational address whilst commending this unique scholarship programme which is focused on grooming and developing the future female leaders in business and other related streams.

Little Makers 2014 Art and Crafts Exhibition

First Steps to Learning, Montessori House of children presented “Little Makers 2014” Arts and Crafts Exhibition recently at the school premises in Kotte. Devika Nanayakkara was Chief Guest for the exhibition.

The new range of Sony 4K and Ultra HD TVs

To provide a visual experience with an extraordinary depth and clarity

Siedles (Private) Limited, authorized distributor for Sony electronic equipment in Sri Lanka, redefined the television experience, when they introduced the Sony 4K in Sri Lanka during an exclusive launch held recently.

Matching crisp, beautiful visuals with strong, powerful sound, Sony delivers cinematic content to the small screen viewer with its latest range of BRAVIA 4K TV’s, completing every home owner’s viewing experience while adding a touch of glamour to their lifestyles. The three new series of 4K’ TV series will astound with its excellent picture and audio quality, while featuring a

Skrumptious: Beyond the ordinary

The story of an innovative idea and an addictive recipe that changed the realm of dessert making