The event of the year for couture in Sri Lanka – Colombo Fashion Week (CFW) sees global automaker Nissan as the official automobile partner this year. CFW Swim, one of the key events on the local fashion calendar, will take place in August, bringing together leading local, international and aspiring designers.

Colombo Fashion Week is the backbone of Sri Lanka’s fashion design industry, promoting and showcasing Sri Lanka’s fashion design talent, with both new and established designers.

Significantly, it is one of four fashion weeks in Asia that has showcased talent for over 10 consecutive years and has successfully impacted every aspect of the fashion design industry of Sri Lanka.

Elaborating on Nissan’s partnership as the official motor vehicle of the 2015 event, Samantha Rajapaksa, Group Managing Director of Associated Motorways (Pvt) Ltd, the sole representative of Nissan in Sri Lanka, said: “We are the preeminent conglomerate in the automobile industry, representing a number of internationally renowned brands, of which Nissan represents the cutting-edge in terms of product design and quality. In keeping with Nissan’s ethos, ‘Innovation that Excites’, we hope to add value to Sri Lanka’s most prestigious design festival with our very own touch of innovation and luxury.”

Nissan revolves its brand around the best customer experience, and takes pride in elevating the lifestyles of all its vehicle users with every product and service offering. On display at CFW this year will be Nissan’s ALL NEW flagship SUV, the Nissan Patrol Y62.

The Y62 takes the legend of the Nissan Patrol to the next level, with its cutting-edge design, luxury and technology that empowers and enthrals. Visitors at this exciting event will have the opportunity of experiencing the bold yet modern lines and the luxurious interior of the Y62, which sports a harmonious medley of leather, wood-tone panel and chrome, designed to thrill the motorists that expects nothing but excellence.

Renowned globally and part of the Al Futtaim Group, U.A.E., AMW is a distinguished group in the automobile industry in Sri Lanka and is the sole agent for top automobile brands – Nissan, Suzuki, Suzuki Maruti, Yamaha, Piaggio and products such as Goodyear tyres, Castrol lubricants, as well as New Holland tractors.