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 www.facebook.com/charlene.thecouturist
Angoda, Sri Lanka
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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
- June 2012
Hanwella, Sri Lanka