Charlene Thuring

Proprietor of The Couturist

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Work Experience

The Couturist


my name is Charlene Thuring and i am the sole proprietor of The Couturist that is based in Sri Lanka. The Courturist is a creative company dedicated to servicing the design space. A company with a variety of features from its own clothing lines to other design services that focus on adding a contemporary twist to traditional design services.

c.h.a.r.l.e.n.e is the first design clothes line launched by The Couturist

You may see some of my products on my Facebook page
July 2012 - Present Angoda, Sri Lanka


Freelance Designer

Present Colombo, Sri Lanka

MAS Linea Aqua

Senior Swimwear Designer

I am a graduate of AOD where I studied fashion design. following which I worked at
Linea Aqua Pvt Ltd, a part of MAS holdings for 6 years. During this period I
undertook two secondments with Victoria’s Secret where I worked along side
Matthew Zink who was the head of design of swimwear and footwear now owning his
own brand ‘Charlie by Matthe Zink’.

I have traveled widely to fashion events globally and participated at shows such
as miami fashion week etc ..

I resigned from my job at Linea Aqua to persue my career as an independant
fashion designer.
May 2005 - June 2012 Hanwella, Sri Lanka


International Academy Of Design

BTEC HND Fashion Design

2003 - 2005 Sri Lanka


English (Fluent),
Sinhala (Conversational),


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Art, AVA Cad Cam, Origami,