Odel without Otara Otara

She’s rich. She’s famous. She’s Otara. She’s the queen of hearts. She’s our very own princess Diana. She has the same endearing, vulnerable smile, her sparkling, gentle eyes and ready to laugh demeanor hide the tough business magnate who must have existed in order to build her empire. She is

Odel was looking at making brand international

Otara Gunewardene as she appears in the latest annual report of Odel PLC. The tall and willowy Gunewardene who had been a fashion model from before she launched her brand has been her company’s most visible brand ambassador. Read more…

Unthinkable: ODEL without Otara: Otara without ODEL

While customers and some employees expressed shock and disbelief after Otara Gunewardena, iconic founder of fashion house Odel, sold her entire stock in the company on Thursday, new owners Softlogic with their biggest acquisition were preparing to take control with plans for another giant mall coming up at its flagship