And what to wear when you go.
Now is the time to go to Colombia.
Whether you’re exploring the capital city of Bogotá, the colorful streets in Cartagena’s Ciudad Vieja, the lush coffee plantations in Zona Cafetera (just south of Medellín), the untouched beaches of San Andres or Santa Marta, or dancing salsa in Cali or cumbia in Barranquilla, there’s no shortage of things to see and do in Colombia.
And Colombian fashion is just as distinct as the pride and warmth of the country's culture. So if you want to blend in with the local flair, these are the seven Colombian designers you should pack.
We asked them each to share their personal recommendations for must-see destinations and attractions all over the country.