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House of Lonali: A Promising Sign of Sustainable Fashion in Sri...

Within Sri Lanka's illustrious fashion industry, sustainability hasn't traditionally been a top-notch priority. In an era of conscious consumption, however, where ethical production, recycling, and...

What Emojis Really Mean – The Lankan Edition

Emojis - those little smileys that have often been the saviour of a great number of text/WhatsApp related social disasters. Want to make a cutting...

When you attend a Sri Lankan Dinner Party

Ah, family dinner parties. There’s nothing quite like those big shindigs that make you feel both much closer to your family but also slightly...

The Woes of Being on a Diet in Sri Lanka

Diet and Sri Lanka. Could there be a more paradoxical formulation that exists in the universe? Probably. However, it does not detract from the fact...

The Woes of Shopping in Sri Lanka: A Female Perspective

Ah, shopping in Sri Lanka. There’s the somewhat affordable clothing you’re bound to see at least five people wearing, and the curse of finding...

Old Wives’ Tales in Sri Lanka

Growing up in Sri Lanka means that you’ve undoubtedly heard or been the subject of superstitions arising from old wives’ tales. Often intended to...

Buffets in Colombo

Ask any bona fide Sri Lankan what the best things in life are, and the answers bound to roll off our tongue are food,...

Adhya; A Look at Sri Lanka’s Budding Designers

Featuring clean and classic lines with their elegant designs, Adhya is an emerging home grown clothing brand on its way to great heights in...

6 Signs You Attended an All-Girls School in Sri Lanka

Ahh, all-girls schools in Sri Lanka. If you ever attended one of these at some point during your life, these are the memories you’ll carry...

Colombo Gears up for the 74th Bradby Shield Encounter

19 April 2018 Frequently hailed as one of the oldest school sporting fixtures in the country, the Bradby Shield Encounter positions itself among the most...

7 Ways to Beat the PMS Blues

Ladies, it’s that time of the month again. You’re yelling at people for breathing the same air you do, experiencing some mad cravings for...

6 Things Lankan Girls Are Tired of Hearing

1. “You’re a girl, so you can’t”There are SO many problems with this statement. The first being the explicit double standard spelling out that...