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NTB American Express official ‘Fashion Card’ of Swim Week Colombo 2021

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Taking on a novel approach to luxury resort wear and swimwear, this year’s Swim Week collection titled “Environment is Luxury” will bring to light the importance of sustainable and circular fashion while highlighting the festive season of December and destination weddings.

The runway show featuring the topmost, as well as upcoming local designers, will be presented at the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo on November 12 and at Sri Lanka’s latest multi-services hub, Port City Colombo, on November 13.

Commenting on the Bank’s longstanding partnership with Swim Week Colombo was Priyantha Talwatte, Chief Executive Officer and Director at Nations Trust Bank. “The Swim Week Colombo is a coveted event that is in line with the extraordinary and luxury lifestyle that we offer to our American Express Cardmembers.”

“We hope that this partnership will provide a much-needed boost for the fashion and retail industry, and in turn, help the country’s economic and community recovery.”

As a responsible citizen, Nations Trust Bank has been uplifting the pandemic inflicted SME industry through various programmes and solutions. The Bank’s tie-up with Swim Week Colombo will play an important role in reinvigorating the local fashion community and allow small businesses and upcoming designers to take the next leap forward.

“Swim Week Luxury Resortwear edition takes place after a gap of two years and we are delighted that Nations Trust Bank’s American Express continues the journey in expanding the Swimweek and Resortwear season to support the design industry in the new normal. Like-minded partners are an asset on a journey like this,” said Ajai Vir Singh – Founder and Managing Director, Colombo Fashion Week.

Due to the current restrictions in the country, Swim Week Colombo will be held as a hybrid event with the shows being telecasted live and a limited number of guests attending.

This year’s Swim Week will host the 6thedition of the ‘Responsible Fashion Summit’, presented by the Joint Apparel Associations Forum, Sri Lanka to bring together international and local apparel leaders and experts for a thought leadership forum.

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