Eight Costa Rican Designers to Feature at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week San Jose

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – The third edition of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week San Jose famous for highlighting the designer masterminds will feature Costa Rican fashion, for three days.

    After 27 entries that were strictly evaluated, eight designers (five men and three women) were chosen by a jury to show their talent on the cat walk of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Show to be held on April 16, 17 and 18, at the Intercontinental Hotel.

    The designers are: Eric Mora, from Amo & Señor; Fabrizzio Berrocal, company bearing his name; Oscar Hernandez, from Toribio; Maria Lourdes Castro , from Guayaberi; Consuelo Melo, from Muss Muss; Jennifer Lang, from J. Lang; Diego Alvarez, company bearing his name and Oscar Ruiz, from the signature Obra Gris.

    “This year will be very urban clothing. Looks which people can use and adapt to our real country conditions (prices and fabrics, for example). This is important if we want to promote fashion in Costa Rica, “said Jiménez.

    This edition will feature the rainy season collection, adapting the concept of the autumn-winter period to our country.

    Jimenez also said in advance that on March 12 in a news conference, will announce the four foreign designers that will adorn the show.

    The names of the three international models that will be on the runway, one of them from a European agency have not been revealed as yet.

    As well, auditions were held to recruit independent and agency models. In total, there will be 30 women and 15 men on the catwalk.

    The aim of the model auditions is to introduce new talent who want to come and are without an agency as well as new faces from outside of the modeling agencies.

    The Costa Rica News (TCRN)
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