Wednesday, May 21, 2014

MIAMI FASHION WEEK: Agatha Ruiz de la Prada

By: Joanne Joseph

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada recently attended Miami’s fashion week 2014 where her latest designs walked the runway. And catch this, all of the designs on the clothes were painted by hand. How COOL is that! Before she became a designer, Agatha had a passion for painting and wanted to become a painter. Its shows as her designs incorporate lots of colors. "Everything I make has a lot of color and strokes and I think it goes very well with the style in Miami. A lot of the clothing you are going to see is my point of view on Miami" (Source:

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada walks the runway at Miami Fashion Week 2014

Agatha is one of the best- known designers and personalities in the clothing industry.  Agatha’s fashion career began in Madrid where she displayed her first collection in a Design Centre called Local.  She opened her first studio store in the early 80’s in Madrid and soon became a trendsetter. Through her fashion shows, Agatha began to gain international recognition in France, Spain, Colombia, Italy, and Puerto Rico just to name a few. Her designs are bold and colorful reflecting love, humor and optimism.

When asked what her next project would be, Agatha states that she hopes to maintain what she has built and survive in the industry. One thing we know for sure, is that Agatha's pieces are #CertifiedCOOL.