Event Line up

Events and Schedule

Fashion Shows (27th -30th October)

Day 1 : A New Sri Lankan Style Runway

Day 2 :  Travel Style Runway

Day 3 :  Emerging Talent Runway

Day 4 :  AOD Fashion Graduate Showcase

The South Asian Apparel Leadership Forum

South Asian Apparel Leadership Forum- the Lankan fashion industry’s largest annual gathering to discuss and innovate together, returns with its 2017 edition to explore the notion of ‘Design & Make’ outlining creative opportunities for transformation. It is a day of discussion, deep thinking and strategic foresight. Featuring some of the sharpest minds in the fashion business from home and abroad as speakers, the forum will present radical keynotes and on-point influencer panel discussions on compelling topics such as the power of the female in shaping a new workforce culture and understanding retail beyond the physical realm. Designed to challenge and inspire, the South Asian Apparel Leadership Forum will be held parallel to Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Sri Lanka.


When: Saturday 28th October 2017 / 8:30am - 2:30pm

Where: DIMO 800 Mercedes-Benz Centre

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Fashions Biggest Pop – Up of the season

Top up your fashion wardrobe with our expertly selected edit of ready-to-wear, accessories and jewellery&chech out the pop up of the season. 27 – 29th Oct 10am – 5pm at DMO 800 Mercedes-Benz Center.

Fashion Graduate Showcase

Sri Lanka’s foremost design authority and flagbearer of young creativity, AOD is an innovation catalyst plus scout, educator and patron of design talent. It aims to harness the energy and relevance of young creativity and innovation to align it with entrepreneurship, business and industries, impacting Sri Lanka, South Asia and in turn, the world. AOD is the organiser behind Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Sri Lanka, as a materialization of this vision and AOD young Fashion graduates will showcase the best of design on the 30th October.


Fashion Talks

The Mercedes Benz Fashion Week talks programme includes a series of Q&A interviews and panel discussions with industry experts. Hosted by top presenters, participants will have the chance to ask your questions and gain exclusive access to these inspiring industry leaders.

27 – 29th Oct 10am – 5pm at DIMO 800 Mercedes-Benz Center


Key opinion leaders from around the globe including international press, retailers, designers and buyers from the international world of fashion and design have already confirmed to participate.