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Colombo Fashion Week Conducts ‘CFW Day’ at University of Moratuwa

CFW day logo
CFW day logo
ColomboFashion Week (HSBC CFW) the backbone of Sri Lanka’s fashion design industry, continues
its ongoing endeavour to build promising young fashion design talent in the
country with its CFW Day. The CFW team recently hosted its third CFW Day at the
University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. The University is one of the country’s
leading technological higher education institutes that continuously excels’
both locally and globally.
Commenting
on this initiative, Ajai Vir Singh, President, Colombo Fashion Weekstated:  “CFW is single-mindedly
focused on enhancing the Sri Lankan fashion design industry.  We have always felt the need to invest more in
young talent and we personally take young people through real life experiences
in the marketplace. We are very excited about CFW Day events and BrightSpark
shows. With God’s grace, the Sri Lankan talent pool will increase with this
project as we expose young designers to more skills and experts from the
industry.”

 

The University of Moratuwa Team with the CFW Team and Designers
The University of Moratuwa Team
with the CFW Team and Designers
Commenting
on the importance of CFW Day, Dr. Nirmali De Silva, Senior Lecturer, Department
of Textile and Clothing Technology, University of Moratuwa, Colombo stated, “After
a very successful first event on campus we believe that initiatives such as CFW
Day truly do contribute towards helping our designers develop their potential.
This is a great learning experience which inspires our students and helps them
build their careers.”

Last
year Colombo Fashion Week developed CFW Day to expose fashion students to the various
aspects of the fashion industry. The first CFW Day was held at the University
of Moratuwa in December 2013.Following its success, the team also recently held
its second CFW Day at the Raffles Design Institute, Colombo. Initiatives such
as this have been created specifically by Colombo Fashion Week in order to
groom and nurture Sri Lanka’s future fashion designers and the country’s design
potential at large.  

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