FASHION

3 Colombian Designers Are Big in Bogota

And they are gaining buzz in the U.S. Get to know them here.


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“I love black—I’m very New York.” Read more about Amelia Toro here.

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A look from Toro’s fall 2013 collection. Read more about Amelia Toro here.

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“In fashion school, they teach you to use maybe 15 colors in a collection. At Missoni, you can use 350.” Read more about Kika Vargas here.

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A look from Vargas’ fall 2013 collection. Read more about Kika Vargas here.

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“The color is amazing. I think they are the best in the world,” says Mendoza of Colombian jewels. “And I’m not saying that just because I’m Colombian!” Read more about Paula Mendoza here.

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Mendoza’s 24-karat-gold-plate necklace. Read more about Paula Mendoza here.

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Mendoza’s 24-karat-gold-plate ring.