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.