It’s Time For The Boys From Ipanema

When it comes to Brazilian fashion, womenswear—especially beachwear—gets most of the global spotlight. But this gender bias might not predominate the national industry for much longer. From magazines to online…

Bold Brazilian Textiles Take Over

Fashion designers in Rio and São Paulo have dedicated an impressive amount of work to incorporating textures and creative surfaces into their winter collections. Materials such as metallic yarns, felt,…

Paving the way with Lucas Nascimento

Fashion Rio has long been associated with beachwear, but the event’s organizers are now reformatting it to also serve as a prominent platform for new designers. Of the fresh names…

In Colombia, Grand Homes Are Turned Into Hotels

Built as a fortress to protect its wealthy and prosperous community during the 17th century, Cartagena de Indias is now a mix between the new and the old. In the…

Colombiamoda’s Designers Offers Top Accessories

The remarkable range of accessories at this summer's Colombiamoda illustrate the region's appreciation for embellishments. Stereotypes aside, the options showed that Latin American audiences adore bright colors, bold…

In Brazil, Luxury Goes Back To The Basics

Major Brazilian and international players from the luxury business gathered for Atualuxo at São Paulo's Grand Hyatt Hotel to network and talk about the future of the industry. Now in…

Colombiamoda Gives Colombia A New Kind Of International Infamy

Colombiamoda is an event that showcases the growing status of the Latin American apparel and accessories market. Considered one of the most important fairs in the region, the event also…

No Matter The Economy, Home Is Where The Heart Is

Although last month's World Retail Congress in Barcelona pollinated signs of a slow economic recovery, brands are still trying to think outside of the box. Renzo Rosso, meanwhile, performed a…

Power Dames Under The Sun

The beachwear collections are always one of the highest points during São Paulo and Rio fashion weeks. The powerful national industry includes 2,300 companies, which collectively delivered 273 million beachwear…

Fashion Rio’s Next Generation

One of the first signs pointing that this Fashion Rio summer edition was going to be especially good happened during the Rio Moda Hype debut shows. Devoted to…