• Through 12 conferences, the axis of knowledge of the Trade show highlights the changing forces that penetrate the fashion industry, impacting the value chain and forcing it to rethink what is to be done with the industry.
  • The Inexmoda – UPB Knowledge Pavilion gave leadership to the national   industry, publishing success stories and good practices for others to follow.
  • In the framework of the academic agenda, the three winners of Latinoamérica Habla–the competition for students, sponsored by Cotton USA, hat discovers Latin American young design talent–were recognized.

  • Prints and weaves are main players in this edition of Colombiamoda 2017.
  • The exploration of silhouettes is more evident in local brands each time they participate in the runways of Colombia’s Fashion Week.
  • The versatility of proposals during the catwalks was complemented by the creations of renowned experts in hairstyling, makeup, and nails, at the hands of Wella Professionals, Max Factor, and Sally Hansen.

  • The Trends Forum, Vogue Talents Corner, and the Summer Party TigoUne-Discovery Home & Health, opened the fashion components of the 28th edition of Colombiamoda, Colombia’s Fashion Week.
  • The Trends Forum of the Inexmoda Fashion Lab, was the place where exhibitors, buyers, and visitors began their tour through the Trade show in order to save time and discover quickly the exhibitors’ proposals of commercial samples.
  • The Vogue Talents Corner and the Summer Party TigoUne-Discovery Home & Health, displayed the Colombian creativity and talent of the country’s fashion industry.

  • The President of the Republic, Juan Manuel Santos, shared Inexmoda´s call to optimism for the recovery of the sector, announcing support measures.
  • The governor of Antioquia, Luis Pérez Gutiérrez, and the mayor of Medellín, Federico Gutiérrez Zuluaga, shared the President’s call to the recovery of the economy and local jobs.
  • He reported over $66,000 million COP (approx. USD $22 million) more in Bancoldex credits, and more severity in the struggle against contraband, which affects Colombian jobs and business sales in the sector.

  • 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.

  • 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.