Belle Boss Series : Yashora Samaradivakara

THE SIXTH INSTALLATION IN THE BELLEBOSS SERIES! (For all of those who are confused I have rechristened the Girlboss series to Belleboss series)   I hope that with this series, I would find a way to appreciate the incredible South Asian women of our generation, who are breaking boundaries and paving new paths for themselves. Moreover,…

BelleBoss 05 : Mariette Valsan

Mariette by Yakub Could you give us a little background information about yourself?  My name is  Mariette Valsan. I am a model and a trained actor.I am Indian and was born and raised in India. However, as I was a Navy Kid I had to live in various places across the country.I didn’t really move around…

The Ultimate Summer Lookbook 2017

‘Winter is here’… has been the theme of this Game of Thrones Season and while Winter is not upon us yet, summer is definitely drawing to a close. I thought that in one last homage to the summer season I would compile a summer look book for all of you. So, with the help of…

BelleBoss Series: Vithya Visvendra

THE FOURTH INSTALLATION IN THE BelleBoss SERIES!  I hope that with this series, I would find a way to appreciate the incredible South Asian women of our generation, who are breaking boundaries and paving new paths for themselves. Moreover, I would like other people to take a little bit of their time to realize how…

Belleboss Series- Risikga Singam

  THE THIRD INSTALLATION IN THE BelleBOSS SERIES!  I hope that with this series I would find a way to appreciate the incredible South Asian women of our generation who are breaking boundaries and paving new paths for themselves. Moreover, I would like other people to take a little bit of their time to realize…

Reinventing the Kandyan Saree

“Everything I know, see or hear, every part of my life is transformed into dresses. They are my daydreams, but they have passed from dreamland into the world of everyday items to wear.” Christian Dior The Kandyan osaree is elegant, classy and authentic. It is a big part of the tradition and the Kandyan osaree…

The Women Lungi

The lungi is a part and parcel of the Sri Lankan clothing.   It is not exclusive to Sri Lanka as it is seen also in other South East Asian countries such as India. However, Sri Lanka is the country where the lungi is now commonly worn by women not just men. It is not…

The difference between the Indian Saree and Kandyan Osari

  In an era of globalisation, our generation looks to commercial, “western” view of fashion.  Traditional outfits are seen as obscure and meant for the past. Sometimes local clothing is synonymous for “tacky” clothing. However it does not have to be.  Different cultures have different types of clothing that should be celebrated and admired not…

#BelleBoss: CookiesandYoux

This is the second installement of my #GirlBoss series 🙂 What is a #GirlBoss? It is a platform curated by Sophia Amoruso for women leading deliberate lives. If you don’t know who she is… umm look it up! …Don’t worry if your too lazy to look it up I’ll tell you. Amoruso founded Nasty Gal,…

Stylenomics Lesson B: The Nudes

After a long time, I am back with Stylenomics Lesson B: Nudes!  Hold on, (before you let your imagination ruin wild!) I’m not talking about going naked. While that would make a statement , it definitely would not be a fashion statement. The nudes which I refer to, are nude colours. No one could deny…

#GirlBoss Series : Rochelle Wick

This is the start of my #BelleBoss series 🙂 What is a #BelleBoss? It is a platform curated by me for women leading deliberate lives.   I hope that with this series I would find a way to appreciate the incredible young women of Sri Lanka our generation who are breaking boundaries and paving new…

Bubblelement- The Bubble Tea Experience

Bubblelement- The Bubble Tea Experience This post is a little different. I’m not a food/restaurant blogger. But when you find little treasures in Colombo … it is hard not to share. Not to confuse this place with the Bubblelement in Galle, the Bubblelement in Colombo is a smaller, cosy establish located in Colpetty. The Bubble…