Whether you’re looking to add some diversity to your usual mix of retailers or you want to discover unique fashion designers carving their way into the mainstream, these Latino- and Latina-owned fashion brands offer all that and more.
From statement-making luxe pieces to affordable, trendy staples, these Latin-owned and -founded businesses make products grounded in messages of sustainability and giving back. Plus, they’re just amazing fashion finds for your wardrobe needs.
Latin-Owned Clothing Brands
Latin American designer Annaiss Yucra creates “artivism” fashion that pays homage to Peru. Yucra has received global recognition through international competitions, Peruvian social programs, and creative workshops with Indigenous communities, men in prison and aspiring students.
Drawing inspiration from Earth’s sediments, layers and minerals, Martin Across designs that are handcrafted in Ecuador. Using locally found materials, the designer is mindful of how clothing is produced and consumed, all in an effort to reconcile “our relationship with our planet.”
Founded in 2016 by Kristen Gonzalez, Selva / Negra is focused on sustainability, making only small batches of products. The contemporary, woman-, Latina- and Filipina-owned brand focuses on sustainably sourced materials, upcycling fabric waste, ethical practices, inclusive sizing and apparel you can feel good about wearing.
Born in Colombia, Silvia Tcherassi has won countless fashion awards for her Latin flair designs. She started as an interior designer but soon would bring her eye for artistic style to the fashion world, selling her own collections worldwide. The luxe fashion brand offers apparel and accessories that are available worldwide.
Viva La Bonita
Inspired by fearless women, Viva La Bonita gives street cred to their Latina-inspired apparel. Rachel Gomez started Viva La Bonita in 2015, making custom-printed T-shirts. The lifestyle brand is known for its super cool, on-the-fly POV videos. Based in Los Angeles, Viva La Bonita is also carried at retailers like Nordstrom, Zumiez and Footlocker.
Latin-Owned Jewelry Brands
Known for its waterproof jewelry, Portugal-based Hey Harper brings creativity and imagination to its artistic collections with a range of products that cater to every taste and budget.
Latin-Owned Shoe Brands
Flor de Maria
Peruvian designer Flor de Maria Rivera participates in every step of the design process of her Flor de Maria shoes — from sketching to sourcing choice materials to the finished product. You’ve likely seen the glamorous footwear on countless celebs, including Kylie Jenner, Jenna Ortega and Cameron Diaz, to name a few.
Latin-Owned Hat + Handbag Brands
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