high-end fashion designer

The Brand

Established in January 2015 by Carolina Ronderos Lourido, Carolina Ronderos is a high-end designer, womenswear brand based in Cali, Colombia. The Brand produces luxury fashion partly handmade by artisans and indigenous tribes from the country. Together we create in an ethical way, the beautiful handwork that todays luxury customer craves. Carolina’s products are human touched and human made, they carry a heritage and a story. For the designer luxury today is about responsibility, business, profit and including everyone fairly in the fashion chain. Specializing in meticulously hand-crafted pieces, the brand offers its customers an exclusive experience in which craftsmanship and design are at the heart of every creation.

The Designer

Born and raised in Colombia, Carolina Ronderos grew up surrounded by breathtaking scenery and vegetation. Her natural flair and passion for the fashion craft made her move to London to begin her journey into the world of fashion design followed by couture. Studied at University of the Art – London College of Fashion and graduated in 2013. During her studies she did an internship working at Alexander McQueen, Orsola di Castro, pioneer in eco-fashion in Europe as well as at Corlette, a luxury accessories brand specialized in corset-style belts and gloves. After graduating she worked at well-known designer Couture House Ralph & Russo.

Her designs reflect her passion for history and diverse cultural beauty. She has a fascination for ancient craftsmanship techniques and a great understanding of fabric manipulation and the female form. Through every one of her pieces Carolina looks to enhance the women’s figure.

Philosophy

Carolina Ronderos hopes to shine a light on the artistry found in Colombian communities, stimulating their local economies, training them and making them more competitive by teaching them new techniques and improving their skills. The brand looks to generate the minimum harm to the environment, all our machines are energy savers. We work with national and internationally sourced fabrics and appliances to maintain the high standard of the pieces and provide customers with the finest.