Known as the Jewel of the Indies, the city of Cartagena has been a source of inspiration for countless Colombian creatives, such as, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and more recently, designer Johanna Ortiz. Charming and rich in history, the city’s colonial architecture and lush, tropical setting make it an unforgettable destination.

We are thrilled to announce the walled city of Cartagena as our location for our second Latin American Fashion Summit this year. We have chosen to take advantage of many wonderful spots in the city for our workshops, panels and activations.



LAFS has partnered with Avianca to provide up to 20% discount* on your flight to Cartagena!

Please use FASHION19 when booking through or mention code FR055 when booking through the Call Center or any Avianca sales office..

*discount depends on country of origin and class.

** discount code does not apply with other promos.


We suggest you book your travel and rooms quickly, as there is a lot of events happening in the city around these dates.

We recommend the following sponsor and partner hotels that have provided attractive preferential rates for all of our attendees, just mention LATIN AMERICAN FASHION SUMMIT 2019.


Cartagena is a magical place to wander around. You have to discover the Ciudad Amurallada from the inside to understand it as one of the greatest destination of the world in Latin America. Some of our recommendations for a great time in the city are:

For dancing Salsa…
Cafe Havana

For shopping decor…
Casa Chiqui

An icon in the city…
La Paletería

In search of old treasures…
El Arcón Anticuario

For a good Colombian coffee and an afternoon looking for books…
Ábaco Librería

For an unforgettable lunch next to La Muralla…
La Vitrola

To see and be seen…
dinner and drinks at Don Juan

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