By Latina Staff | 04/29/2011 - 17:34
Fashionistas, meet your new Latina fairy godmother: Ecuadorean Denise Focil, the woman behind two fashion labels we love, Alpinestars by Denise Focil and ASTARS. Launched in 2009, Alpinestars by Denise Focil is known for its impeccably constructed leather jackets, made with luxury fabrics such as Italian lambskin.
By Jazmin Perez | 09/13/2010 - 11:15
Mexican designer Christian Cota showed his Spring 2011 collection at Lincoln Center on Saturday as part of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2010. Cota—who said he found inspiration in the Yucatan jungle while hanging out in a “high-tech eco-cabin”—shared an impeccably tailored array of gorgeous designs.
By Janel Martinez | 08/25/2010 - 15:30
After 30 years of creating elegant, unforgettable pieces, Venezuelan-born designer Carolina Herrera receives the distinguished “Mercedes-Benz Presents” title for this season’s spring/summer 2011 collection.
"I am very proud to be chosen as the ‘Mercedes-Benz Presents’ designer," Herrera said in a press statement. "To be recognized in such an important year in Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week history, is, without question, a wonderful honor."
By Elayne Fluker | 08/24/2010 - 13:30
Lanched in the early 1980s by Spanish brothers Custo and David Dalmau, Custo Barcelona first caught the attention of Hollywood A-listers with their coveted printed t-shirts and their use of bold, bright colors, graphic patterns and mixed fabrics. When the line first premiered at New York's Spring/Summer Fashion Week in 1997, it stood out among the greys and neutrals that dominated the runways at the time.
By Norell Giancana | 01/30/2009 - 17:00
Camila Alves might have it all—beauty, riches, a new baby and Matthew McConaughey by her side—but according to L.A. boutique Kitson, no one wants to shell out cash to buy her overpriced handbags. The Brazilian former model launched Muxo, a line of high-end bags and purses for men and women last August. Kitson says that they have only been able to sell half of the merchandise ordered, leaving them with a $25,000 deficit.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 11/05/2008 - 13:17
Michelle Obama, the nation's first African-American First Lady, wore a red and black dress designed by Narciso Rodriguez on Tuesday night as her husband Barack Obama became president-elect of the United States.
By Monica Herrera | 10/23/2008 - 12:44
While we anxiously await the launch of Nicole Richie's first jewelry collection, House of Harlow 1960, the petite fashionista was recently spotted wearing a few of the items herself, most likely in a clever attempt to hype up their release. Well we're biting, because from the looks of these baubles, Nicole's collection fits right in with her earthy-chic aesthetic that has been such an influence on celebs and real women alike.
By Monica Herrera | 09/04/2008 - 02:07