Sobre Carolina Guzmán
I am Colombian (Bogotá) by birth but essentially a citizen of the world at heart; CESA business administrator and fashion designer, with over 15 years of experience in the sector. My passion for fashion and the discovery of new life experiences has led me to enrich myself not only with a personal but also professional process, which has contributed to developing different perspectives on the world and its beauty.
I currently have the registration of 3 brands. Boku Designs registered in Colombia. Carolina Guzmán and a new men's clothing brand ZERIATO, both in the European Union and Colombia in South America.
This is my story in the world of fashion
On August 11, 2008, I legally created Carolina Guzmán's Boku Designs at the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce. A year later I graduated from CESA in business administration, I took courses in pattern making, corsetry, image consulting and personal shopper at Salle LCI in Bogotá. . I present my first fashion collections in 2009, executive line, summer and swimwear. I sell it online and it helps me compete for a place in Bogotá International Fashion Week and COLOMBIAMODA (the most important fashion week in Colombia).
At the end of July, I participated in the white pavilion of Colombiamoda, the largest fashion event in Colombia. The following year, 2012, I performed again with the help of the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce in COLOMBIAMODA and in the future International Fashion Week of the Bogotá Hall with a catwalk focused on the executive, formal and party line.
Our clothes also appeared in magazines like TU, HOLA, VEA AND SHOCK, TRENDY.
In 2013 I had the opportunity to dress Sara Uribe, the winner of the protagonists of the novel program, who wore a golden mermaid dress. To Siad Char for VEA Magazine (Silver Sequin Animal Print Dress) and Marbelle (the singer).
During this time (years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013) I sold online, I had the showroom in my department and I distributed it in three stores in the Rosa area, an exclusive sector of Bogotá. Back on the catwalks of Cartagena Fashion in 2012 and the next year 2013.
I opened the first store to the public in 2014 at the Hacienda Santa Barabra shopping center in Bogotá (the capital of Colombia), on the third floor, location D113.
In 2015, 2016 and 2017 we participated in the runways of the HOLA Colombia magazine at the Hacienda Santa Bárbara Shopping Center; Also having the opportunity to appear in various editions with our party dresses.
From this year to 2017 we have the opportunity to program several times on Channel Uno HashTag on the night represented by Amparo Castilla. And we also dress some celebrities in other events.
On September 1, 2017, I created Carolina Guzmán as a clothing brand and also opened a new boutique on the first floor of room C114 of the Hacienda Santa Bárbara Shopping Center in Bogotá.
On May 11, 2017, I had the opportunity to be part of a business documentary to empower all those young people who want to make their projects come true.
During 2019 and 2020 he created the male brand Zeriato, and I take the opportunity to register it together with the Carolina Guzmán brand in the European Union. So I currently have the registration of 3 brands. Boku Designs registered in Colombia. Carolina Guzmán and a new men's fashion brand ZERIATO, both in the 33 countries of the European Union and Colombia.
In 2021 We had the opportunity to collaborate and work on projects not only with people but also with companies that need our services. This year we had the honor of working hand in hand with five of the best multinationals at the largest printing fair in Europe GLOBAL PRINT EXPO FESPA in Microfactoring.
Interview "A collective crusade for sustainable fashion" by James Gatica Matheson | 11/17/2021
In February 2022 I was invited as a speaker for the upcoming Mimaki Innovation Days online event (February 28 – March 4th, 2022 Technology Innovations Supporting Sustainability and Customisation in Fashion
About Mimaki Innovation Days
Mimaki Innovation Days 2022 is an opportunity to expand on our online event programs to support and connect with partners and customers all over the globe. Using a custom-made online platform, Mimaki Innovation Days attendees will be able to attend live demonstrations of our latest products, have access to special promotions, watch webinars, meet, and chat with Mimaki experts, and engage in roundtable discussions.