Amazon’s luxury stores and the Latin American Fashion Summit (LAFS) have collaborated to bring some of the best Latin American designers to customers, including Alexandre Birman, Silvia Tcherassi, Adriana Degreas and Maygel Coronel. From shoes and beachwear to intricately crafted jewelry, the stunning designs represent a range of cultures and styles.
“Latin America is so rich in culture and entrepreneurship,” said Tamara Lazzarotto, business development manager for Luxury Stores at Amazon. “As a Latina from Brazil, it was important to me to introduce these designers and their unique stories to our luxury store customers, and to be part of the amazing LAFS community that the co-founders of Estefanía [Lacayo] and Samantha [Tams] have fed. »
“I’ve known Estefanía and Samantha since LAFS was founded, and I’ve always been proud to support their community,” said Trisha Gregory, Brand Manager, Luxury Stores at Amazon. “I am thrilled to bring the LAFS community and luxury fashion and beauty brands from Latin America to luxury retail customers.”
Launched in 2018, LAFS was created by entrepreneurs Lacayo and Tams as an omnichannel platform with a mission to elevate and enrich the Latin American fashion and design industry.
“As an entrepreneur, it was a great honor for LAFS to partner with Amazon’s luxury stores, curating the best of Latin design for their customers,” Tams said.
“It was a wonderful opportunity to partner with Amazon’s luxury stores to showcase some of Latin America’s finest talent and show customers the craftsmanship of our region and the LAFS community,” said added Lacayo.
Check out some of our favorite designers from Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador, Mexico, Puerto Rico and more, all available from Amazon’s luxury stores. To learn more about the brands, discover their origins and values, in their own words, below.
Adriana Degreas is one of the world’s leading luxury beachwear brands. Adriana is widely recognized for her unique designs – contemporary pieces with a retro twist – and her flattering looks. It mixes cool-chic Brazilian style with innovative shapes and cuts. Think of it as the new vintage. The designer’s sewing bath concept is a new step for swimwear. It offers a touch of high fashion to beach and resort wear, offering women a sophisticated and stylish collection of styles to wear in the tropics, summer destinations and beyond.
From humble beginnings in a shoe factory, the Alexander Birman The brand was born out of a love of process – an understanding of solid construction, the use of exquisite materials and an artist’s eye for aesthetics. The result is a shoe that marries the brand’s rich Brazilian tradition, imbued with spirit, sensuality and sophistication, and an artisan’s passion for craftsmanship.
Gender neutral perfumer Bo’s house is based on transparency, environmental responsibility, fair working conditions and positive relationships with local communities. Cruelty-free ingredients come from organic farms. Everything from the bottles to the packaging is handmade. The bottle caps are even hand carved by local Mexican artisans from reclaimed natural travertine marble stone. These unique pieces can also be used as paperweights or incense holders.
Founded in 2017 in Cartagena, Colombia, Coronel Maygel is a brand for women and life under the sun. Inspired by her home, the city of Cartagena, where beach meets luxury, Coronel has designed a collection that translates effortlessly from day to night. The color, volume and shape offer a Latin touch to the Mujer Cartagena. Coronel extends the life of every garment with functional designs that can be worn beyond the beach, bridging the gap between ready-to-wear and swimwear.
Silvia Tcherassi has been one of the leading figures of Colombian fashion for 35 years. She exhibited in Milan and Paris, and received one of the highest French distinctions, the Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters, a distinction awarded to leaders of the international artistic community for their “contribution and commitment to the service of culture”. The Tcherassi brand combines traditional Colombian craftsmanship with modern luxury design with an international spirit. The designer was born in Colombia on the Caribbean coast, so resort wear is a priority, but Tcherassi is equally adept at creating clothes for urban days and nights alike.
Stephany Sensi, designer for Sensi Studio, graduated from the Istituto Marangoni in Milan in 2006. This was the beginning of her career in fashion. She returned to Ecuador (her birthplace) and started Sensi Studio. Inspired by the craftsmanship of local artisans, she launched a collection of genuine Panama hats, bags and resort wear. Sensi works closely with craftsmen to develop its own originals and authentic products with a modern twist and up-to-date approach.
Handcrafted jewelry line sordid, by New York designer Monica Sordo, was born almost 10 years ago from a return trip; a trip back to her hometown of Caracas, Venezuela, where she developed her first designs in her father’s industrial workshop. This inspired her to create bold sculptural pieces in voluminous shapes with dynamic proportions. If you are looking for original jewelry, Sordo is for you. The collection recalls the Caribbean memories of the designer. Sordo said his work involves the pursuit of design permanence beyond a moment in time. They are timeless pieces that exist between sculpture and art collections.
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