He always had a passion to see men dressed in attractive attrite and it was this that drove him to open a shop in Mount Lavinia in the backyard of his home to stitch trousers employing a few trained youth.
Soon word of mouth spread that there was a tailoring shop that not only delivered trousers well before the stipulated date but they were perfect in fit. The good words of customers enticed young Namal Balachandra to design his own brand of trousers, under the brand name, ‘Men’s look’ which became an instant hit.
This success made him move out of his house and set up a shop in Mount Lavinia and then with the help of friends won orders to tailor staff uniforms to leading five star hotels not only in Sri Lanka but in the Maldives as well.
The story of Wills Designs began in 2009 at Mount Lavinia. “This place was first confined only to tailoring clothes. But it wasnt long until “wills designs” grew into something much, much more. Today the company is best described as Guy’s Only Clothier and while we still sell those original shirts and trousers (and proudly so), we also carry a huge range of suits and suiting’s all year round!” Read more