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‘ExpoColombia 2012’: Colombia’s top emerging designers were in Miami

Image by Simon Soong

Michael Miranda founder of “ExpoColombia,” brought to Miami the best emerging designers of Colombia with “ExpoColombia 2012” in the Miami Airport Convention Center, located at 711 NW 72nd Avenue in Miami, from April 20 to April 22, 2012.

The enchanted country Colombia came to life with many unique displays (a total of 200 vendors) that everyone enjoyed. Attendees were also given the opportunity to take pieces home with them!

Over 20 designers set up in Pop-Up booth settingson April 21st, 2012. Miami’s own fashion designer, Samy Gicherman featured an amazing “Couture and Ready to Wear Collection.”In addition, over 20 designers made their debut that night, including: Arena Blancaby Maria del Carmen de la Hoz (Swimwear), Paradixia (Swimwear), Wama Collections (Swimwear), Marcela Alean, Liliana Esquivia (Handbags, Shoes and Accessories), Manuela Villa (Handbags), and Angel Yanez (Couture and Ready to Wear).

Attendees were able to sample over 20 brands of liquor,beer, and spirits alongside typical food representing each region, as well as complimentary beauty treatments by 26 accredited plastic surgeons.

Residents, visitors, and fans of this amazing culture were able to explore the beauty of Colombia without leaving Miami!

Image by: Simon Soong 
Image by: Simon Soong