Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Best of Sri Lankan apparel at SLDF 2012
Best of Sri Lankan apparel at SLDF 2012
09
Nov '12
Sri Lanka Design Festival’s (SLDF) 2012 edition is taking shape with an all-encompassing portrayal of the best of Sri Lankan apparel and backward integration industries. The many apparel focused events at the festival bring together the outstanding work ethics of ‘garments without guilt’, sustainability, best solutions to shrink the supply chain and costs, international networking opportunities, business to business and most importantly – design.

SLDF’s 2012 will be held from 15th November to 18th November.

Big brands and bigger names; apparel celebrities at SLDF

A personality to look out for at SLDF 2012 is Britain’s lingerie queen; Michelle Mone (OBE), whose multi-billion pound lingerie brand MJM International, has won her the status of a fashion icon.

The dynamic duo Martin Raymond and Chris Sanderson from The Future Laboratory revolutionary trend forecasting, research and brand innovation consultancy who have presented thought-provoking ideas in UK, US, Germany, Australia, Denmark and several more countries across the globe will be speaking at SLDF.

Other influential personalities visiting Sri Lanka for the festival include Kurt Cavano – the CEO of TradeCard – listed among World Trade Magazines world’s 50 most influential people, Stephen Forte – Coats Thread Global Sales Chief, and Mike Todaro, AAPN’s Managing Director, along with David Burnbaum – renowned apparel strategist and author of books like ‘Importing Garments Through Hong Kong¾ – a Guide for the Perplexed’ and the monthly global newsletter ‘The Birnbaum Report’.

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC) will also be part of SLDF sharing their progress in the ethical fashion sphere. SAC is an industry-wide group of over 60 leading apparel and footwear brands, retailers, suppliers, non-profits, and NGOs working to reduce the environmental and social impacts of apparel and footwear products around the world.

SLDF has had some big names taking part in it annually; M&S, Topshop, NEXT, H&M, Warehouse, Ted Baker, Asos and Whistles are just a few. Global supply chain giants taking part in SLDF 2012 include Hellmann Worldwide Logistics, Coats Thread and TradeCard, while the top South Asian and local participants pioneering in technology and ethical initiatives while securing some big client names like Victoria’s Secret and Tommy Hilfiger; these include MAS Holdings, Hirdaramani, Brandix, Maliban, Star Garments and Penguin. 2012 has new additions to SLDF with retailers and international apparel makers including PVH, VF Corporation and Monsoon.

Regional solutions by global decision makers; South Asian Apparel Leadership Forum

With over 100 professionals in apparel manufacturing, supply chain services, ethical fashion, retail brands, media and opinion leaders, the second annual South Asian Apparel Leadership Forum (SAALF) will be held this November in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 24th Sep 2016

GST Council sets exemption limit at Rs 20 lakh

The GST Council has decided to exempt businesses from the Goods and...

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Sep 2016

DGFT adds new service providers in EPCG scheme

Providing great relief to the job working units in garment clusters...

Apparel/Garments | On 24th Sep 2016

Niti Aayog kicks off Indian ecommerce policy review

A Niti Aayog committee set up for the purpose, held deliberations...

Interviews View All

Anvita Mehra
Confidential Couture

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

Mukesh Agarwal & Rajesh Agarwal
Madhuram Fincap Pvt Ltd

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
September 2016

September 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search