In Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, a metropolis declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the historic downtown has been reworked into a versatile location for nationwide and worldwide designers. This April, and strategically days away from the worldwide Style Week, which takes place Could 2nd and third, Salvatore Ferragamo opened its doors with a captivating model new boutique, a purple carpet, and its latest collection.
Located inside an old mansion, the store’s essence adds an Italian touch to the ever-growing fashion prospects of this Caribbean city. With a splendorous illuminated window display, the new house was constructed upon a Spanish colonial house, with excessive ceilings and interior courtyards. Claudia_Schiffer Cartagena’s Tourism Corporation’s Director Zully Salazar explains how “next year the tourism and hospitality supply will improve and they’re making all efforts to attract new prestigious worldwide manufacturers.In response to the Tourism Corporation, the new boutique becomes an excellent precedent for different international fashion designers and retailers.
Salvatore Ferragamo’s title in gold, placed on high of the store’s enormous picket doorway will be seen from the emblematic Calle del Estanco street, which normally has no access to motor vehicles, the perfect venue for horse carriages, local pedestrians, tourists, and newlyweds who stroll among the retailers, and accentuate the historic ambiance of the city. Cartagena has turn out to be a favourite vacation spot for weddings and honeymoons in keeping with a current study presented by Resort Price Index. Additionally it is a favourite for many who want to purchase garments for receptions and different social events.
Outdoors the Ferragamo boutique, the historic downtown might take a passerby back to colonial times, but inside, just as in other lodges and industrial venues; the ambiance adjustments into intimacy and modernity. The elegant store is now ready to host clients fascinated with buying any number of accessories, which may include handbags, leather jackets, shoes, shirts, polo shirts, blazers and scarves.
According to native journalist Carolina de Pombo, “downtown is a trendy and historic blended fashion mecca, which can’t be missed in a metropolis that hosts more than a million tourists a yr who come from all around the world
The collections introduced at the opening exhibit where selected from the Milan Spring/Summer season 2014 Vogue Present, a great choice for Cartagena’s sturdy Caribbean weather. At the store, one could discover all the mandatory accessories, from a fundamental designer piece to the exclusive Sofia handbag, available in beige, cayenne and ice blue.