Pepa Pombo Fashion House opened the 28th edition of the most important Latin American fashion event where designers and brands showed off a plethora of creations.
Bold colors and patterned prints took over the catwalks in Medellin with Pepa Pombo and its current Creative Director and daughter Monica Holguin. Andrés Pajón, another colombian designer joined the with night with his creations.
Medellin, a center for textiles and apparel, draws buyers nationally and from abroad for the three-day fashion event, made up of catwalk shows and trade exhibitions.
Swimwear brand Luli Fama was among the first to kick off the runway shows on Tuesday, presenting bikinis and sarongs in bold colors and printed patterns.
Student designers also presented their creations with collections for both men and women, showcasing structured tops and dresses, also in a variety of colors.
Colombiamoda 2017 ends on Thursday July 27.
COLOMBIA MODA 2007 IN NUMBERS:
7,500 square meters is the surface on which the fair is exhibited.
13,600 buyers are expected in this version of the event, 1,600 international and 12,000 nationals. The countries with the most buyers are the United States, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Panama and Peru.
620 brands from 15 countries exhibit at the fair.
69 fashion events, catwalks, performances and Trunk Shows, will take place in Colombiamoda 2017.
22 lectures and 12 workshops.
300 national and 80 international media.