Young Canarian fashion designers were given a window onto their work last week when the Teatro Leal in La Laguna hosted the final of the “˜Young Designers’ competition. Bold and innovate designs used lace, leather, satin and organza to create a range of looks from contemporary Carmen Miranda through 21st century princess to urban Borg-style.

The winner was Osvaldo Machín from Lanzarote with his “˜Moveable Nature’ collection.

With this sort of quality and creativity in the pipeline, the future of Canarian fashion design is looking very bright indeed.

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And this particularly head-turning creation is definitely suited to sultry Tenerife nights, although it’s not one I can see myself in… it’s just not my colour, that’s all (ahem).


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