Kamsins celebrates ten years of providing elegant ethnic and bridal wear, embellished with intricate patterns and exclusive designs.
Words Tatiyana Welikala.
Photographs Menaka Aravinda.
Over the last decade, Kamsins has introduced the most captivating styles of both Indian and Western fashion for the entire family. Situated in Wellawatte, a bustling hub of choices for traditional wear, Kamsins stands out with its building, spanning across four floors and its glass façade offers a glimpse of the lavish clothing, beckoning customers to explore the store within.
Stepping into Kamsins, one would be instantly drawn to the designated space of opulent necklaces, bracelets and earrings. On the ground floor, an extensive range of casual blouses, crop tops, skirts and pants for ladies occupy the curved racks.
Moving on to the first floor, one can easily envision a wardrobe of elegance and finesse. The extensive range of shalwars, kurtas and lehengas in bold designs and vibrant colors will leave you spellbound. The children’s wear section also features playful designs for the little’s ones. A collection of comfortable sandals and shoes for ladies and gents are also presented on this floor.
The second floor exudes an explosion of color with a wide array of silk, cotton and the famed pattu sarees, stacked into floor-to-ceiling shelves. The vibrant hues and meticulously embroidered material are the embodiment of Kamsins.
Collaborating with leading designers in India, allows Kamsins to cater unique designs to their discerning clientele. Showcasing these outfits in limited quantities, further enhances the brand’s prestige. The displays are continuously revamped with new designs, in simultaneous with the current trends in India.
Gents can also find an expansive selection of ethnic, casual and formal wear on the third floor. Grooms will discover a variety of smart-looking ready-made jackets, sherwanis and traditional attire for their special day. Accessories such as ties, wallets, belts and stylish shoes complement the men’s wear.
Finally, the fourth floor encompasses Kamsins’ specialty. Dedicated to a glamorous collection of bridal designs, the exquisite lehengas are adorned with handcrafted embroidery. The elegant and chic designs will assure a bride feels regal on her dream day. Kamsins expansive retail space allows customers to browse through their diverse range at their own pace. The warm lighting truly reveals the magnificent color palette of the collection. One would be overwhelmed with a plethora of aesthetic designs while the knowledgeable and friendly staff members will assist you in finding the perfect ensemble.
The management of Kamsins wishes to extend their heartfelt gratitude to their loyal customers, who have supported them over the years. Kamsins will continue to showcase the best quality clothing and elevate fashion to greater heights.
22/1 W A De Silva Mawatha,
Colombo 6; (+94 11) 236 2335,
Opening Hours: 9am–9pm Monday to Saturday; 10am–8pm Sunday and Poya day