Ladies of Spain

Ladies of Spain

July 2013

Mackenzie Belcastro

It is hard to find a woman in Madrid without an impeccable sense of style. Their lavish fashion and creative styling has us dripping in envy. In order to keep up with these chic ladies of Spain, it is important to keep up with the country’s notable designers. Maya Hansen and Juanjo Oliva, for instance, seem to encapsulate the essence of the oh-so-chic Spaniard. For her Spring/Summer 2013 show at Madrid Fashion Week, Hansen showcased tight body suits and corseted dresses that came in vibrant colors, patterns, and “Day of the Dead” inspired prints,  as seen on Fashion TV. Her collection speaks to the classic, colourful and passionate Spanish woman. Oliva’s collection, on the contrary, included futuristic silhouettes and dark layered clothing, specifically long black evening dresses, some of which were sheer; this collection is for the more sultry Spaniard woman.


To get a daily dose of wearable inspiration from across the ocean, visit the blogs of local style icons. Fashion Weekly favourites include: Madame de Rosa, Collage Vintage, Lovely Pepa, and Lady Addict.

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            To the fabulous ladies of Spain who continue to inspire us, muchas gracias!