Sasmitha Dellawa – LFW AW16

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I love to find new talent, so Fashion International is always a good place to head to during Fashion Week, and this season was no different. The showcase of designers featured the debut collection from Sasmitha Dellawa, born in Sri Lanka, grew up in London and now calling Canada home, she certainly lives up to the international in Fashion International.

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Beautiful, elegant, dreamlike, the collection has a rustic simplicity that just floats along. The delicate flowers and detailing add a feminine chic to the simple understated themes that run through the pieces. I’ve been going to Fashion Week for a decade and in that time I’ve seen very few debuts that are as amazing as this one. I’m laying down today that Sasmitha Dellawa is a name to take note of.

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About Ross Pollard

Since starting writing on my 31st birthday in 2011 I have held a number of positions at magazines and websites as well as regularly producing articles for numerous publications alongside contributing to TV & radio shows as a freelance fashion journalist including Hoxton Radio & Fashion One TV. Alongside writing, I have worked in other industries helping to design & grow digital platforms, develop businesses and support operations practices. This experience has proved invaluable in building an understanding of how businesses work, and the landscape in which retail, B2B commerce and other commercial operations develop. Knowledge of commercial interests has helped shape my fashion industry insights beyond critiquing of garments

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