International Celebrity Designers Visit CFD

Four important South Asian designers of international repute paid a visit to the campus of CFD (College of Fashion and Design ), one of the finest design colleges in South Asia. CFD is associated with the international design centers and is created in a way where there is an opportunity for students to interact with […]

Valentines Day 2023 Giveaway

Congratulations to the “Valentine’s Giveaway Winner” about to enjoy a special scrumptious meal for two at Cinnamon Grand Colombo.  

A special Induction for CFD students in creative disciplines by Murrad Ismail

A special Induction for enrolled students in all creative disciplines was conducted by Murrad Ismail ( Co – Founder and principal architect of MICD Associates who are the patrons of the Interior Architecture Design program) on 18th January 2023. This insightful session highlighted the CFD principles of industry relevance, student interactions with the leaders of the […]

Ambassador Rita Giuliana Mannella, visits CFD

  A proud moment for us at College of Fashion & Design welcoming her excellency Ambassador Rita Giuliana Mannella, Italian head of mission to our state of the art campus in Colombo. Highlighting our relationship with IUAD Milan, our Italian academic partnership, the CFD commitment to Srilankan design education grows with unique and enriching experiences. […]

An afternoon of design enrichment with Asian International School.

  The College of Fashion & Design had an afternoon of design enrichment at our campus, for the young creative enthusiasts from Asian International School. Discussions on design pathways, as well as workshops on interior design and fashion design by CFD’s Academic Director Dinesh Chandrasena, also meant that these future stars had an afternoon of […]

(Making) sense of fashion in 2021

By Ajai V Singh – Founder & Managing Director, Colombo Fashion Week The fashion industry needs a hard reset, and in my view, 2021 could give the industry the opportunity for that reset, realignment and recalibration Fashion was slowly losing relevance over the past decade, until the global pandemic in 2020. The lockdown of cities, […]

The Rise of Fashion NFT’s

By Alanna Fairey – Commonwealth Fashion Content Editor   When the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2020, the world changed –– seemingly forever. Businesses were shut down, employees were required to work remotely, families and friends were not permitted to gather, and major events […]

Embracing Different Socioeconomic Backgrounds in Fashion

By Alanna Fairey – Commonwealth Fashion Content Editor   Fashion has long had a reputation of elitism and classism, which has created a disconnect with the working class. According to the 2011 Census from the UK Government website, people from the White ethnic group made up a lower share of those classed as ‘never worked […]