Colombiamoda 2017: The Best Of The Most Important Fashion Week In Latin America

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Colombiamoda 2017: The Best Of The Most Important Fashion Week In Latin America
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Almost 30 years ago, the Colombian company Inexmoda, the Institute for Export and Fashion, bet on the catwalks to expose the best of the country's fashion trends: it created Colombiamoda. Colombiamoda is a fair that little by little has become the most important in Latin America, and which has been the cradle of its main designers, such as the renowned Silvia Tcherassi, who participated for the first time in 1992 and the talented Esteban Cortázar, who now succeeds in Paris.

Today Colombiamoda is reinventing itself with a new edition. Experts say that "fashion must be elegant and fun", well, that was what the fair offered us on its catwalks in its 28th edition, one of the most fun, emotional and loaded with Fashion Weeks surprises.

Styles inspired by impressionist art, live music, feminine empowerment, the celebration of curvy bodies and renowned models who surprised with their attendance were some of the factors that made this fair an unforgettable experience.

The inaugural catwalk

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This year, the inaugural catwalk of the fair was in charge of Pepa Pombo by Mónica Holguín. Influence of cultures such as Asia and Europe were determining factors in this proposal called Paris of Asia, in which the classic meets the modern. The knitted fabric was present in each of its pieces, from bell-bottom pants, blouses with wide sleeves, in mustard, red, orange, white and blue tones. Lotus flowers, birds, and tulips were printed on fabrics to create versatile double-sided garments.

The surprise model

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In a fun parade of the Joy Staz brand, and a few hours after announcing his separation from the footballer James Rodríguez, Daniela Ospina paraded on the catwalk to the rhythm of the singer Karol G.

The jeans brand presented a collection influenced by the urban culture of Korean K-pop. This striking proposal, called Denim Explotion, intervened each of its garments with appliques, stars, chains, Korean stones, sequins and urban prints.

The streets of Mompox, source of inspiration

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The designer Andrés Pajón walked the streets of Mompox, 290 kilometers away from the beautiful Cartagena, and there he met a particular character who lived in that land during the 19th century and who inherited the title of Marquesa de Torre Hoyos. Her name: María Josefa Isabel Juana Bartola.

Inspired by it, this collection was born with garments in silk wool, silk rayon, crepe, lamé, silk organza, with metallic leggings and Spanish fringes, and a color palette that ranges from gold, salmon, tangerine, and red tones. and black. A very elegant and feminine proposal, we loved it!

Shannon De Lima, beautiful in Agua Bendita

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The Venezuelan model Shannon de Lima was in charge of opening and closing the show of one of Colombiamoda's favorite catwalks: Agua Bendita.

Two-piece and one-piece swimsuits, handmade sarongs, nightgowns, jumpsuits and multifunctional garments in pastel shades with accents in red, green and black were part of the Earth History collection.

The former partner of singer Marc Anthony looked spectacular in a black one-piece swimsuit and a two-piece skin-colored swimsuit.

Curvy women

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The lingerie and underwear brand Leonisa, with its catwalk "Like you, none", left behind the stereotype that only women over eighty and slim bodies could parade in Colombiamoda. This year, Leonisa bet on "real" women, a variety of bodies paraded down the catwalk: short and tall, with little or a lot of bust, wide hips, thick legs, and even with stretch marks and cellulite … to highlight that each woman is unique and that is what is important. Her new collection included not only underwear, but also sportswear and swimwear.

Fashion with a conscience

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Designers María Luisa Ortiz and Diego Guarnizo presented a special collection for ModoRosa, a movement that seeks to foster a culture of prevention and early detection of breast cancer, taking different scenarios to raise awareness about this disease and support women cancer survivors.

The fun and emotional catwalk, set by the Monsieur Periné group, showed a collection inspired by crafts. A variety of very feminine garments for all climates and a mix of shades of green, black and white, with a palette of orange, reds and yellows, and blue garments were part of the collection.

Women in the garden

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Monet's impressionist art was a source of inspiration for the María Elena Villamil collection, who was in charge of dismissing Colombiamoda 2017. The collection called “Women in the garden” reflects in the prints on her fabrics, and in a color palette that It ranges from green, ivory, gray and royal blue tones, romanticism, gardens and even the dim light of these works of art. Divine!

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