Namal Balachandra, Chairman of Wills Designs with the Paralympic team
Wills Design, a bespoke clothier came forward to outfit the Sri Lankan athletes at the London 2012 Paralympics totally free at the request of Brigadier Rajitha Ampemohotti, Chef-De-Mission to the Sri Lankan Delegation to London 2012 Paralympics.
“We’re making every effort to ensure everything we create is distinctive in design, practical, comfortable and truly, the very best of Sri Lankan,” said Namal Balachandra, Chairman of Wills Designs Private Limited at an interview with Daily News, followed by a meeting to congratulate Pradeep Sanjaya, the war hero who won the Sri Lanka’s first ever Bronze Medal in this year’s Paralympics.
Namal Balachandra through Wills Designs has taken fashion to new heights through designing glorious, opulent and timeless clothing for some of the most famous men of our times.
His contribution to the world of fashion would continue to be acclaimed in years to come.
Speaking to Daily News Business, Brigadier Rajitha Ampemohotti said, “I decided to handover one of the most important tasks which is clothing for the London 2012 Paralympic Team to Wills Designs as I was impressed by their expertise on a previous occasion and that was at the 2010 Ranaviru Real Star Musical Extravaganza. Wills Designs were the official clothier for this event.”
“I am proud to state that Wills Designs provided the best clothes made out of the finest material conforming to specifications within the shortest time to the Sri Lankan contingent for the London 2012 Paralympics. He in fact completed my trouser in less than two hours” he said.
By 1984, more than 1,000 athletes from 41 countries were competing in 14 sports. With passage of time, the games gained the officials title of the Paralympic Games and were staged to coincide with the Olympic Games in Rome in Tokyo.
Jai Sunthush Abeyewardene