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Amesh Wijesekara at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

Designs by young Sri Lankan Fashion Star - Amesh Wijesekara
Designs by young Sri Lankan Fashion Star - Amesh Wijesekara

Young Sri Lankan Fashion Star, Amesh Wijesekara has reached the international ramps of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, after his breakthrough appearance on the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (MBFW) Sri Lanka.

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Runways in Sri Lanka is organized annually by the affiliation of two powerful corporates in their respective fields; Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) the Mercedes-Benz custodians in Sri Lanka, and Academy of Design (AOD).

Amesh’s acclaimed talent was hailed by the renowned fashion personalities who were present at the event, fulfilling the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Sri Lanka’s ultimate aim to elevate Lankan talent to new heights in international fashion, and position Sri Lanka as the South Asian Hub for Design Innovation.

Discussing the success of Amesh Wijesekara, Rajeev Pandithage the General Manager for Mercedes-Benz at DIMO— added “The ethos behind Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Sri Lanka, was about creating what is really needed to take the Sri Lankan talent and our fashion philosophy to the world. Moreover the initiative was projected to present Sri Lankan fashion with a new link into the global fashion sphere through the acclaimed Mercedes-Benz’s international network, bringing in recognition and new business and buying circles that strengthen the country’s Export Economy”.

He further added “We are really happy to see young Sri Lankan talent such as Amesh shining on the ramps of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin”.

Furthermore, Amesh Wijesekara left a remarkable impression at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin with his illustrious collection. The special collection was inspired by Sri Lanka’s sun soaked landscapes and tropical vibrancy, and mastered to impart Sri Lanka’s exclusivity as a perfect destination for fashion brands and designers from around the world.

DIMO has always recognized the potential of the Sri Lankan Fashion Industry as an important sector which inspires the International ramps and contribute towards the economic growth of the country. Walking towards this aim, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin 2019 is landmarked as the latest major platform opened up to Sri Lankan talent through the partnership of AOD and DIMO.


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