Fossil, a lifestyle and accessory brand that leverages on expressive and trendy designs has to date forged a name as one of the most sought out high street brands in Colombo. Having established their flagship store at the Arcade Independence Square in March 2016, Fossil has proved itself as yet another versatile and much loved brand by fashion lovers in the capital.
With an interesting portfolio of consumer fashion accessories, Fossil is popular amongst its clientele with their stylish array of innovative watches, leather goods and especially their range of ladies handbags. From shopper bags and cross-body pouches to satchels and hobo bags, Fossil entertains a cozy and yet vibrant collection at their main store.
Fossil launches a collection every three months and are famed for their genuine leather based products. Additionally, they also specialize in engraving watches free-of-charge for customers who especially seek out a gift option.
With a variety of bags and watches made available for both, men and women, Fossil has been originally famed for their entry into the recreational goods industry through their marketing of watches. Gradually, the brand name had grown to be one of the most innovative manufacturing companies in the world today.
In terms of watches, the brand offers two types of watch movements at ‘The Watch Bar’; quartz and automatic battery. These are available in strap choices ranging from genuine leather to metal and canvas with inner leather lining. Straps can also be customized to suit the customer’s mood. ‘Grant’ watches have been denoted as the bestseller in the Men’s watches category at Fossil whilst ‘Jacqueline’ watches are on top as the best seller in the Women’s range. For the ladies, it’s the trendy design, thin strap and bigger shaped dial that has shown a hike in demand.
For the men of course, that isn’t all. Fossil also offers a range of workbags, backpacks, wallets, cardholders, travel bags and watch box sets manufactured using genuine leather. In a short period of time, Fossil has attracted a loyal fanbase and a huge demand has been evident ever since the brand was established here in Sri Lanka. A guarantee they uphold is that no synthetic material is incorporated into their goods and customers are warranted with their durability; this being a major advantage when it comes to genuine leather products.
For the ladies, prices for ladies handbags and accessories start from LKR 5000 and go up till LKR 15000. For men, bags start from the price of LKR 6000 and go up to LKR 20000. Accessories such as men’s watches, card cases and the likes begin from LKR 4000.
Another aspect of service provided through Fossil is their battery replacement service for their watches. Each watch comes with a six month warranty for the batteries and if the customer experiences an issue with the battery before the warranty period is complete, then Fossil would be happy to replace the battery in no time.Other services such as strap customizing and crystal replacements for the watches can also be done here in less than a week. Battery changes can be done within one working day.
Customers can also replace bag straps and go for something that matches their choice and taste. Fossil specializes in bringing down their latest limited edition range of bags so this means that there is always a wide variety of bags to choose from and keep changing with every new collection coming in. For those customers who utilize Apple iPhones 6 and 7, Fossil has also brought in-store genuine leather iPhone cases for those two models. Their range has been designed in a unisex range to suit both men and women.
Shoppers can also browse through the Fossil collection at ODEL Alexandra Place and Fossil watches at Galleria stores, International Watch Station outlets and Bandaranayeka International Airport.Now that the Christmas season is just around the corner, Fossil will be offering attractive discounts for credit card users. For those who would like to begin Christmas shopping, then the time is right for some retail therapy alongside that. Those who opt to go for quality leather products and fashionable accessories will no doubt find the best and most unique of quality accessories that a Fashionista surely deserves!