By Samantha Leal | 09/05/2013 - 14:21
New York Fashion Week is here, and that means a slew of designers are showing off their fabulous clothes, shoes and accessories to the fashion-hungry masses. And while there is some amazing talent out there, there are Latino notables who have proven they’ve got the looks to drive shoppers (and editors, and buyers…) crazy. Here are the top 5 Latino designers who will be making the big splash at NYFW this year:
By Dan Koday | 05/20/2013 - 16:35
Costume designer and celeb stylist Eric Daman isn't any stranger to glamour; after all, he's the guy responsible for the gorgeous gowns you saw week-after-week on Gossip Girl. Currently, he's making 1980s Connecticut mall girls chic on The CW's new hit show The Carrie Diaries and also acting as brand ambassador at one of our favorite designer discount shops, Century 21.
By Samantha Leal | 02/21/2013 - 14:03
Eva Mendes isn't the only one with an eye on affordable fashion! The actress is just the latest to join the celebrities and designers bringing fashion to the masses. Here's a look at the affordable lines by big Latino names.
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 12/27/2012 - 13:42
Well chicas, as we get ready to wrap up yet another year (farewell 2012), we began thinking about some of this year’s breakout Latin designers. C’mon, we definitely couldn’t finish the year without reminding you who made their grand entrance into the wonderful world of fashion, could we?
By Samantha Leal | 10/26/2012 - 14:00
Reef, the brand behind those cool surfer-inspired shoes and sandals, has partnered with Guatemalan artisans and workers in an inititative that brings together fashion and finance. The We Heart Collection is an ongoing collaboration between Reef's design team and workers from developing countries around the world. They incorporate their handmade crafts and items into a special selection of Reef product. The purpose? To provide a platform for the workers to grow their business, build strong communities and share their crafts with the world.
By Samantha Leal | 10/10/2012 - 14:00
Narciso Rodriguez is one of our favorite designers. So when we heard the Cuban fashion powerhouse was working on a collection for DesigNation for Kohl's, we were ecstatic. While the line doesn't drop until November 7 (mark those calendars!) we've got a sneak peak at the pieces that will be hitting the racks. Which piece will you be buying?
By Latina Staff | 09/20/2012 - 17:00
"Feminine and luxurious" described the beauty look at Derek Lam's Spring/Summer 2013 show for New York Fashion Week. With hair inspired by a modern, urban woman, this look is sleek and sophisticated. LeAura Luciano got a a peek behind-the-scenes at the show to give you the scoop. Watch the video below!
By Sugey Palomares | 08/27/2012 - 15:00
In case you missed the memo, our buying power is expected to increase to a whopping $2.1 trillion by 2015. That includes fashionistas looking for designer deals at every turn. It's no wonder why there are so many Latino designers and celebrities dropping clothing lines for department stores left and right! Check out the ones you should keep a look out for during your next shopping trip.
By Nicole Forbis | 07/24/2012 - 19:00
Mara Hoffman’s Swimwear 2013 Fashion Show was anything but ordinary (especially with wolves howling in the background!). The inspiration? “Desert Outlaw Gypsies” where Hoffman “toughens it up a bit” with bold prints, bold colors, and bold cuts galore. We caught up with the designer at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in Miami where we got the inside scoop on her designs, her love life and raising her son in a Latin-American household.
So, we hear you partnered up with Hawaiian Tropic this season, what fueled this pairing?