Upon entering the Selyn flagship store down Fife Road in Colombo 5, vibrant hues of myriad colours greet the visitor. The ambience is vibrant and bright with different kinds of exquisite handloom based traditional products being displayed within. Determined to revive a fading tradition, Selyn creates Sri Lanka’s only fair-trade certified handloom products since 1991 empowering a vast number of talented local women artisans.
Woven in uncommonly, attractive colours and shades, fashion collections at Selyn reflects authenticity as well as subtle hints of modernity. All garments including sarees, sarongs, shirts, blouses and dresses are of premium quality and feature delicate designs. Distinctive and limited pieces are crafted by clearly mixing and matching contrasting colours. The dazzling range of accessories on display are crafted recycling material from production offcuts ensuring that nothing goes to waste. Household linen including cushion covers, table linen, bed runners, curtains and upholstery in various designs are also available at Selyn and they have now introduced a wide range of other handicraft items to complement their extensive home collections.
Also on offer are their export standard exclusive range of adorable soft toys and educational toys featuring funny characters and animals made to international toy safety standards. These innovative toys are safe for kids and make their playtime delightful.
Inspired by tradition, Selyn ensures a unique shopping experience with its fair trade certified alluring collection of fashion, homeware and toys. There’s something for everyone at Selyn!
Credit: Time Out