Colombia Takes Over The Big Apple During ‘Fashion Month’

Colombia has been making waves in the fashion sector over a century. With its sustainable plus innovative designs, and its viable processes and products made with eco-friendly materials, the country has managed to arouse interest globally and stand out at renowned
events such as the NY Fashion Week.

This year is no different. In the following days, Colombian designers will shine in the highest peak of the
fashion scene of New York. Such is the case of CUBEL , the brand of a designer called Humberto Cubides,
whose stories and designs are inspired by indigenous cultures of Latin America; he will participate for
the second time in the NY Fashion Week on September 10 th . On this same date, Colombian designer
París Rodríguez will break the mold at the Rockefeller Center, with women entrepreneurs waking the
runway instead of top models.

Declared by Latin Vogue magazine as the new ‘King of NY Fashion Week’, Raúl Peñaranda , a Colombian
designer from the city of Cali, will showcase his latest collection on September 16 th . Peñaranda is the
third Latino who, after Oscar de la Renta and Carolina Herrera, has presented 28 non-stop collections at

Andrés Otálora, a renowned Colombian fashion label with over 30 years of history who works with
international retailers like Neiman Marcus and Bloomingdale’s, will host the NYC Spring/Summer 2024
showroom from September 11th-14th. And last, Pinkfilosofy , Colombian fashion brand co-founded by
Adriana Arboleda and Johanna Ortiz, will show its Spring Summer 24 collection from September 13th to

Colombia is not only making history at Fashion Week, but also at other events such as MAGIC and
Coterie. Around the same dates and at both trade fairs, Colombia will have a delegation of twelve
companies that are looking to expand their business opportunities and match their offer with the
American buyers interests.

“The future of Colombian fashion industry is bright. Between January and June 2023, this sector has
exported to the United States US$ 161.4 million. We are eager to become a global fashion power due to
our high quality textiles and designs, and ethical and sustainable production practices”, concluded
Carmen Caballero, president of ProColombia, the country’s promotion agency part of the Ministry of
Trade, Industry and Tourism.

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