• The celebration of the woman through music and nature stood out in the last fashion show of Colombiamoda 2016: Neutrogena “Descubre que es posible” by Renata Lozano.
  • Renata Lozano created a collection that adapts to the contemporary woman, with handcrafted and sporty details.
  • Young musical talents of Colombian roots and heritage were in charge of creating the atmosphere for the show.

  • The tradeshow comes to an end with business expectations for approximately USD$ 399 million, with a 17% growth regarding 2015; this dynamic was possible thanks to the 21% increase of national and international buyers on this edition.
  • The leading categories that contributed to these results were: Formal Casual; Jeans Wear; Children’s wear; and Footwear and Leather goods, which demonstrate a deeper understanding of the Fashion System.
  • The largest share of buyers came from Mexico, Costa Rica, United States and Ecuador.
  • The participation of exhibitors from Portugal, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Spain and United States was one the highlights of the trade exhibition.

  • Colombian culture and traditions were the inspiration and benchmark for this edition of Colombiamoda.
  • The pursuit of new silhouettes becomes more noticeable every time in the fashion shows of the local brands present in Colombiamoda.
  • Wella Professionals, Max Factor y Sally Hansen fueron los encargados del styling de los modelos que participaron en este componente de moda.

  • Foreign companies put their trust in Colombian markets to expand their business.
  • Mass consumption apparel keeps getting stronger and stands out in the industry.
  • Brands acknowledge the relevance of Textiles2 for production in the second semester of the year.

  • The entrepreneurship programs Épica: reto de Innovación’ (lit. Epica: innovation challenge) and Origen (lit. Origin) are present at the tradeshow.
  • 25 epic entrepreneurs are participating in Colombiamoda as part of their training process, leaded by Alcaldia de Medellin (Medellin’s Mayor’s Office) and Inexmoda.
  • On their behalf, three members of the project Origen, the Program for Afro Descendants and Indigenous communities of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), ACDI VOCA and Inexmoda participate in the Origen Ethnic Lounge, a space to exhibit their creations.
  • Designers Edwing D´Angelo and Lia Samantha are some of the personalities taking part on this edition.

  • The 15 finalists of this contest were present in Colombiamoda 2016, aside of the exhibition of their creations.
  • Leonisa, with the celebration of its 60th anniversary of history, Instituto Maragoni, Totto, and Audaces Ideas were some of the companies that gathered along to support this Inexmoda’s contest.
  • With his design statement “Convergencia sensorial” (lit. Sensorial Alignment), Gustavo Quiceno, from Colombia, got the first place on the eighth edition of this Colombiamoda’s contest, which promotes Latin America talent.

  • The connection between what we are and what we feel reflects in the design statements of El Cubo by Chevrolet Camaro.
  • The audacious expedition towards new materials and silhouettes allows new talents to communicate fashion on its own way in this space of Colombiamoda 2016.
  • – The beachwear and lingerie categories provide a new vision and, on this new edition, outdoors fashion shows stand out.

  • Mulierr, Sort Lingerie and Edwing D’angelo, were some of the main focus in the Non–Stop Moda a la Colombiana and the runways.
  • The structured silhouettes and the achieved visual effects through textures and graphics produced the sensation of a brilliant, mature and evolved fashion, which defines Colombian designs.
  • Cromos 100 años Pepa Pombo by Monica Holguin closed the first day of Colombiamoda 2016.
  • Wella Professionals, Max Factor and Sally Hansen joined the designer’s concepts with the latest styling trends.

  • Inexmoda – UPB Knowledge Pavilion started to vibrate in Colombiamoda 2016 under three topics: to think, to feel and to connect.
  • Pepa Pombo, Monica Holguin and Mario Hernandez made part of the “franja fashionista” (lit. fashion zone) in the academic agenda of the tradeshow.
  • On its second day, this space for updating will count with cases of success: La Tienda Creativa and Mistura.

  • The Trends Forum and The Vogue Talents Corner, two spaces that reflect the design, creativity and talent in the Fashion System.
  • The four large-scale trends of the season autumn/winter 2016-2017 are shown in a different and systematic format in the Trends Forum, an experience designed for the assistants to interact.
  • Values and features of the Colombian culture are expressed in the designs of The Vogue Talents Corner.