RUKSHANI

Rukshani is an Australian ready to wear label characterised by unique pieces that exude modernism. Rukshani focuses on the use of detailed lines, structure, excellent craftsmanship, intricate detailing and bold prints. Rukshani’s key philosophy is making the person wearing it feel effortlessly beautiful and elegant. Inspiration for the collections are drawn from cities, architecture, travel and art. Before beginning her fashion career, Rukshani Gunaratne studied Biomedical Science at the Monash University in Melbourne, where she gained a degree in Bachelor of Biomedical Science. But it was not long after finishing that she realised her true passion and love is for Fashion Design. Soon after she enrolled at the Melbourne School of Fashion and completed her Fashion Design studies there. The Designer Rukshani Gunaratne comes from not only a creative background but also a business background. Having grown up with a family of entrepreneurs and successful business persons, she has the knack for balancing both design and business. After graduating Rukshani moved to London where she landed a design internship position with Jonathan Saunders. Where she worked with the design team for 6 months full time. Soon after this many doors opened including Preen by Thornton Bregazzi. After returning back to Australia she gained a position as a design assistant with a renowned Australian label, based in Sydney. Now Rukshani will be launching her debut collection at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia in 2014.

RUKSHANI: MERCEDES-BENZ FASHION WEEK AUSTRALIA
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