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How this new brand is introducing Canadians to Latin American fashion

In November of 2019, Elana Hazghia launched Sania: Canada’s first curated collection of contemporary, conscious fashion from Latin America. Why do this? Because it didn’t exist. Elana wanted to expose Canadians to a rarely-seen side of Latin America that she’s come to personally know and love, shattering stereotypes of what it means to create well-made, ethical fashion from Latin America.

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Concept Stores Part 5: Cartagena, Colombia

Our series on concept stores selling Latin American goods continues today in Cartagena, Colombia, the vacation capital and coastal gem of the country. While they say the best time to visit is usually Christmas or New Year’s, Cartagena enjoys relatively cooler weather until about April, which means there’s still time to make it your next travel destination. And if you’re wondering what the shopping scene for local goods is like, here are our top three spots for discovering Colombian design in all its diversity.

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Net-A-Porter's Colombian Collective brings together a cache of exclusive designs

Just this month, Net-A-Porter launched The Colombian Collective, a curation of brands and exclusive capsule collections from designers tied to this South American country’s flourishing design scene. Participating labels include Johanna Ortiz, Silvia Tcherassi, Esteban Cortazar, Carolina Santo Domingo, Castaner x Mercedes Salazar, Mallarino, Bibi Marini, Verdelimón, Verdi, Muzungu Sisters, Hunting Season, Magnetic Midnight and Lazy Poet.

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10 Latin American brands to wear this summer

With the arrival of summer comes a longing for the tropics, a desire partly satisfied by donning bold florals, colorful statement earrings, and woven beach totes inspired by South America. Thankfully, Latin America is having a major moment in fashion, and with Colombiamoda (Colombia’s fashion week) just around the corner, we’ve curated a selection of designers that will bring South American sizzle to any summer wardrobe.

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