Harinda Gunawardena is a Fashion Design student at the University of Moratuwa. His brand, HARID, focuses on an androgynous aesthetic which plays with structured yet voluminous silhouettes. HARID promotes self-confidence and being comfortable with you are; this is reflected in the use of bold colors and strong, defined silhouettes. The brand explores sustainability and creative innovation through fashion and art with his use of fabrics which are silk mixed cottons which are 100% natural. For his debut at CFW, Harinda has incorporated the local batik craft as well as the signature detail of the brand, which is top stitching. HARID’s mission is to push boundaries and encourage authentic expression through fashion.