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Asanka de Mel On The Buzz!!!! With Danu

Asanka de Mel On The Buzz!!!! With Danu

Today on the Buzz!!!! With Danu, I have a simple man with a big vision. It has been a great privilege to dress in his masterpiece and do all my recordings for WTF in the past few days, and what’s great about this man is that he is simple and down to earth and that’s what makes LOVI more than just a sarong! 

In early 2016, Asanka de Mel re-engineered the traditional sarong that he knows and loves so well to something which is quite trendsetting. The Silicon Valley-based technology executive just took a big step and I'm sure many are happy he did it. He is also a HI! cover feature in the latest issue. 

Today he speaks about what makes him who he is and more on the Buzz! 

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Tech Savvy Entrepreneur Turned Fashion Designer Asanka De Mel - Hi!! Magazine Cover Story

Tech Savvy Entrepreneur Turned Fashion Designer Asanka De Mel - Hi!! Magazine Cover Story
The force behind LOVI Ceylon sarongs speaks of his sartorial journey to make the sarong sassy and stylish Swapping life in Silicon Valley for a design studio in Sri Lanka, Harvard Graduate Asanka De Mel is living his dream. The creator of LOVI Ceylon sarongs, Asanka is realising a long held ambition to fuse technology and design in bringing his product to the fashion stores of Sri Lanka and the world. Asanka is passionate about transforming the humble sarong into a fashion statement and making LOVI Ceylon sarongs a staple in every fashionista’s wardrobe. Innovation is his raison d’être. This is evident in his creations which have a pocket and a gold tipped belt adding to its fashion appeal. His work ethic is admirable. His dedication is impressive and his creation - LOVI Ceylon sarongs have an aura of sophistication that makes the wearer stand out in a crowd. Elevating the sarong as a fashion ‘must have’ Asanka is on the cusp of making his aspiration a reality.

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NOIR - Style Tips For The Ladies

NOIR - Style Tips For The Ladies

- The Rugby Sarong in Black from lovisarongs.com($29)
- Blue Cold Shoulder Crop top from newlook.com ($12)
- GianVitto Rossi Shoes from mrporter.com ($385)
- Fendi Iridia Sunglasses from gaffos.com ($315)
- Leather Backpack from newchic.com ($37)

Keep It Simple - Style Tips For The Gents

Keep It Simple - Style Tips For The Gents

 

Gents, style ideas for your weekend sarong outing. Pick one up at Aashkii at Arcade Independence Square.

- The Rugby Sarong in Green from lovisarongs.com($29)
- Eton Slim Fit Shirt from nordstrom.com ($279)
- Sperry Top Sider Leather Boat Shoes from mrporter.com ($85)
- Ray Ban Clubmaster Sunglasses from coggles.com ($160)
- Jack Spade Wallet from 6pm.com ($111)
- Ted Baker London Casual Leather Watch from lordandtaylor.com ($165)

A Pop Of Colour Never Hurts - Style Tips For The Ladies

A Pop Of Colour Never Hurts - Style Tips For The Ladies

 

- The Rugby Sarong in Blue from lovisarongs.com($29)
- Bossa Edessa Crop Top from shopdashonlline.com ($40)
- Gianvito Rossi Suede Sandals from matchesfashion.com ($655)
- Valentino Nappa Leather Bag from luisaviaroma.com ($1635)
- Ray Ban Aviator from blueandcream.com ($165)
- Firecracker Earrings from verexclusive.co.uk ($37)
- Maison Margiela Ring from eboutique.maisonmargiela.com ($345)
- Matte Me in Red Lipstick from sleekmakeup.com ($8)

Stay Golden - Style Tips For The Ladies

Stay Golden - Style Tips For The Ladies

- The Rugby in Green from lovisarongs.com ($29)
- Yoins Apricot Front Knot Top from yoins.com($10)
- Michael Kors Summer High Heels from zappos.com ($315)
- Leather Buckle Backpack from organizeit.com ($193)
- A. B. S. by Allen Schwartz Embellished Bangle Bracelet from lordandtaylor.com ($75)
- Tory Burch Collins Leather Strap Watch from bloomingdales.com ($315)
- Linda Farrow Oversized Round Glasses from modaoperandi.com ($785)
- Marc Jacobs Re(Marc) Able Foundation from marcjacobs.com ($55)

What is Fashion Revolution?

What is Fashion Revolution?

It’s time to use your voice and your power to transform the fashion industry into a force for good.

It’s time for a
Fashion Revolution.

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Five Ways To Wear a LOVI Sarong

Five Ways To Wear a LOVI Sarong
You may know the basic way to wear a sarong: the jump-in, wrap and tuck method. But LOVI has broken the barrier to take us into the future with innovative, stylish ways to drape a sarong. Click on the article to explore five ways to drape them.

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