An initiative of the founder of ODEL, Otara Gunewardene, Embark is a fashion brand that has become the Noah’s Ark for stray dogs in Sri Lanka, as it is geared to protecting the lives of innocent animals that are in the crosshairs of human activity. Possessing a myriad of pooch themed clothing, gifts and accessories, Embark is not only known for its selfless acts to animals in need, but also for its trendy apparel selection that has taken Colombo lifestyle by storm.

Best Known For

  • Embark is best known for being an exemplary establishment that sells creative pooch themed apparel, ranging from women’s clothing, men’s clothing kids wear, along with other gifts and accessories aimed at giving stray dogs another chance at life, along with the conservation of other animals facing adversity.

Interesting Facts

  • Established by entrepreneur, Otara Gunewardene, in 2007, Embark was founded on the ideals that every animal has a right to life.
  • At present, the brand is aimed at protecting stray dogs that roam around the streets of the country and has achieved enormous success by initiating a number of facilities for the stray dogs, such as fostering and re-homing, vaccination and sterilization, saving the injured, education and awareness.
  • The success of the brand can be attributed to the signature t-shirt collection released for sale to the public; creatively pooch themed, cosmopolitan lifestyle in Colombo is awash with t-shirts donning the Embark brand.
  • Further accentuating the brand name, are the pooch mascots that embody the brand name; Niko, Bandit and Rozzy, themselves stray dogs that were given a second chance by Otara.
  • The brand has now expanded into gifts and accessories, most notably with its flip flops and iconic wristbands, thus diversifying itself into niche markets.

Times, Seasons and Tips

  • The stores of the animal loving fashion brand have differing times of operation, therefore we suggest you research on the store closest to you, before you visit.
  • Credit and debit cards are widely accepted in all stores making transactions all the more easier.
  • Do attend one of the adoption days that occur around the country and help sponsor a dog in need.

Embark, is a unique and trendy fashion brand on one hand and a saviour of animals on the other.

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Location info

Liberty Plaza - Uptown Kandy (2nd Floor)

Bandaranaike International Airport




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