Arcadio Domínguez, Elena Morales, Aurelia Gil, Pedro Palmas, Como la trout al trout and Chela Clo are the six canarian companies who surprised this morning in Madrid with “sustainable” garments from their swimwear collections, with which they hope to conquer the 26th edition of the Swimming week in Gran Canariawhich will take place from October 20 to 23.
grouped in the program Cozy fashion in Gran Canariathe brands transformed the center of the capital into a catwalk of colors and summery prints during an event organized by the Spanish Association of Fashion Designers (ACME), as part of the Madrid es Moda urban trends festival, organized alongside the 76th edition of the Mercedes-Benz Madrid Fashion Week 2022.
The Designer Elena Morales was “lucky” to share part of a collection in which eco-friendly clothing stands out as the style of her brand, with which she won the award for best sustainable collection at Gran Canaria Swim Week 2021 by Warm Fashion.
Durability, one more “clothing”
Ahead of the new edition of Swimwear Fashion Week, the seamstress has confirmed that she will surprise with a collection based on garments that display “very organic lines, clean prints, sustainable fabrics” and other novelties which are “the latest” in the textile sector.
Your colleague, Arcadia Dominguezsaid the island’s fashion show will preview trends from the spring and summer 2023 collections and, while he didn’t elaborate on many details, he predicts “the bikini will come back with a vengeance” after a few years where the swimsuit had been more popular.
According to the designer from Gran Canaria, current trends are to talk about “sustainability, designer fashion and bringing designs to the streets” because, in his opinion, companies that do little production require direct contact with the industrial network of its territory, a fact that favors local trade.
a unique parade
For the Minister of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts of the Cabildo de Gran CanariaMinerva Alonso, the parade is an opportunity “to bring our specialization, our know-how and our creativity” in swimsuits, which are “closely linked to our territory” that the Cabildo supports through different lines of subsidies aimed at both promotion as well as workshop machinery.
In addition, he defined Gran Canaria Swim Week as “the shuttle” for these textile companies, which will parade together with other national and international brands on a “unique in the world” catwalk that will position Gran Canaria as a “European platform for bathroom collections.
During the event, it was announced that Aurelia Gilone of the companies present today in Madrid is Moda, will become the first Canarian seamstress to present her work, next Saturday at the Madrid Fashion Week.
Bikinis combined with long gloves and high boots, colorful prints and monochromatic bathing suits in warm tones were some of the clothes that dazzled on the catwalk, which was attended by representatives of fashion schools and professionals in the textile industry in Spain.