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About CFC

Colombo Fashion Council

Colombo Fashion Council (CFC) a non-profit organization that proudly represents the nation’s fashion industry in the intercontinental fashion showground, flaunting the best of Sri Lanka’s fashion design to an international audience. Founded on the premise of promoting, inspiring and representing the best fashion and design talents, CFC has built inroads to uplift the fashion industry in Sri Lanka to reach greater heights and potentials.


CFC offers services such as knowledge, acquisition and sharing fashion incubation and promotion, as well as fashion training and consultancy as some of the many plans CFC has to bring the Sri Lankan fashion designers the much-needed development, recognition, preparation and opportunities to mark their footprints in the international arena.


CFC is now geared up to embark on a journey with initiatives which include introducing international fashion shows and events, award ceremonies, as well as showcasing the Sri Lankan talent of prepped and groomed and fashion designers with the potential to compete on international levels.


Building platforms to showcase talents through annual fashion weeks and contests on local and international grounds, rewarding the talented offering sponsorships, job opportunities and publicity are some of the many stepping stones CFC has laid down to contribute and support the rapidly emerging fashion industry of Sri Lanka.

Key Objectives

  • To educate, reward and recognize the upcoming fashion talents in Sri Lanka.

  • Give a platform to the locally acclaimed fashion designers to showcase their work internationally.

  • Collaborate with international fashion professionals, educationalists and fashion big names to gain knowledge, expertise and co-create fashion and design products.

  • Building platforms to showcase talents through annual fashion weeks and contests on local and international grounds, rewarding the talented offering sponsorships, job opportunities, and publicity.

Key Acitivities

Fashion shows and Exhibitions

CFC specializes in organizing, producing and directing fashion shows/exhibitions/fashion weeks and fashion related launches. CFC is the official organizer of LAKME Sri Lanka Fashion Week. We also give creative consulting in the creation of fashion shows and beauty pageants not only in Sri Lanka but in other countries too.

Fashion and modeling workshops

CFC takes leadership in sharing knowledge with fashion professionals on design techniques, branding, entrepreneurship, starting a fashion label. Speakers and trainers from Sri Lanka and overseas conduct these trainings. Moreover, customized, properly planned modeling workshops are conducted by industry experts.

Styling and photoshoots

CFC shows their international styling experience in the photoshoots they style for fashion covers for magazines, corporate photoshoots for fashion/design and lifestyle brands. From the concept creation, model sourcing, hair and make-up, styling and the execution of the photoshoot is well taken care of by CFC

Upcoming Events

22nd December 19 - Colombo Fashion Council Relaunch