The Brides Of Sri Lanka magazine together with the Galle Face Hotel presents the most exclusive wedding expo of the year – Wedding Week 2022 – with exciting activities and a series of bridal shows on the 19th and 20th of February at the Galle Face Hotel.
There will be four celebrated designers from India and the Maldives will showcase their collections alongside leading Sri Lankan designers at this event which is planned as a fun and interactive event for the couple to enjoy while planning their wedding.
Umang Hutheesing is the President of Hutheesing Design Company, established in 1835. Hutheesing Design Company tied up with Tiffany & Co in 1881 and won 9 gold medals at the Paris World Expo 1900 as one of the finest design firms in the world. It executed the East Wing of the White House and Durbar Hall of Osborne House at Queen Victoria’s Palace.
Nivedita is a national award-winning designer and has marked 20 exciting years in the industry. She has showcased her collections at the London Fashion Week, Paris, Hongkong, South Korea, Malaysia, Colombo, Dubai and major cities in India. She is the Founding Curator for the Global Shapers Community of the World Economic Forum and has been conferred with the prestigious Bharat Gaurav Award for her significant contributions towards impacting life through sustainable and adaptive fashion. Warner Bros.
Aishath Shamla is a creative and popular fashion designer in the Maldives with extensive experience in orchestrating all aspects of women’s clothing. With over four decades of experience in dressmaking, the self-made seamstress and designer specialises in a full range of womenswear, from wedding gowns to casual dresses
Aishath Shifza of Shif Couture is a talented and customer-oriented designer in the Maldivian fashion industry. She is popular among the youth, with very creative designs. Shifza has showcased her designs at Bride Fair Maldives 2014, Designers Week Maldives 2015, Bride Fair Maldives 2018, and Maldivian Idol Season 3.
Wedding Week 2022 will also feature host ‘Experiences’ such as in Food Tasting, Wine Tasting, Cake Tasting, Cocktail Tastings, Giveaways, Jewellery Shows and Entertainment Shows and of course the much-awaited Bridal Shows with international and local designers presenting five shows per day. Brides Of Sri Lanka magazine has organised this event to create a platform to uplift the Sri Lankan wedding industry and strengthen our foreign relationships. Brides Of Sri Lanka magazine is also launching its sister magazine in the Maldives, called ‘Brides Of Maldives’.
Nelum Haththella, Founder and Managing Director of Brides Of Sri Lanka, added “The support from the Galle Face Hotel, Sri Lankan Airlines and Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, the event partners and sponsors has been tremendous in this regard”. The wedding week will support the local wedding industry that has suffered immensely in the past two years due to the global pandemic. This will help local vendors connect with international vendors and also promote wedding tourism, which in turn will help our economy and our nation”.
Wedding Week 2022 is free of charge and open to the public from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm on 19th and 20th February at the Galle Face Hotel.