IN A FEW WORDS
For the firs-time-ever, the Fashion Industry came together to celebrate local and diasporic Latin American talent.
The long-awaited First Edition of Latin American Fashion Awards took place in the Caribbean Hot-Spot of Dominican Republic on November 4th, 2023 to celebrate the most outstanding and emerging Latin American Talent in the world and honor the region´s heritage.
Top fashion industry leaders and heavyweights, celebrities, superstars, designers, models, influencers, tycoons and socialites traveled from all over the world for the inaugural edition to honor Latin creatives revolutionizing the global fashion industry.
The Prestigious International Jury, composed of top-tier industry leaders, dedicated a full day to closely examine and discover the work, mission and stories of the Emerging Designer, Artisanal and Responsible Project finalists who showcased their vision through compelling pitches.
The unprecedented three day event, including the inaugural cocktail at the iconic Oscar de la Renta Villa and the Award Ceremony was a true celebration of community and culture.
“Latin America has been the birthplace of many talented designers, artists, brands and trends throughout the years. It’s time to celebrate and honor their work, embrace diversity and promote our talent.”
Latin American Fashion Awards
Co-Founders Constanza Etro &
ANNA DELLO RUSSO
Journalist | Fashion Icon
Editor-in-Chief ELLE USA
Stylist | Global Fashion Director i-D