Sri Lanka Brandix to put creations on catwalk

May 22, 2008 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s apparel giant Brandix says its creations with an emphasis on eco-friendliness will be on display on the second day of a three day exposition in Colombo starting on May 30. On June 01, 60 items of lingerie, loungewear and casual wear designed by Brandix’ creative team will be modelled as part of ‘Colombo Vogue’, a lifestyles weekend.

The design collection put together for the show themed ‘Free Spirit of Brandix’ has an emphasis on eco friendliness, in keeping with the theme of Colombo Vogue, Mihiri de Silva, head of design at Brandix Intimate Apparel said in a statement.

“Some of the garments are made out of eco-friendly materials such as organic cotton, bamboo fabric, 100 per cent cotton knits and linen, and illustrate the versatility and design capability of our designers,” de Silva said.

“We have also made some of the garments more catwalk-like to add more flavour to the show.”

Some of the new designs are based on designs presented by Brandix at recent buy meetings in the US and would represent the latest high street fashion trends in the west, she said.

The designs will include