Latinos have long played a role in the world of fashion. From runways to red carpets, and the White House to the average home, there is a good chance a Latino designed the garment you see.
In an effort to shine a spotlight on these talented artists, we are showcasing 15 designers you need to know about, by country.
Belize: Rebecca Stirm
Designer Rebecca Stirm was a contestant on the fashion designer reality show Mission Catwalk, in Jamaica, where she placed third. In 2015, she launched her “tropical chic” brand TWIG & PEARL, which consists of clothing, artisan jewelry, and bags, made from natural materials, including locally sourced, food by-product leather.