Interview: Wayuu fashion-model Annie Barros Wayuu fashion-model Annie Barros talks to us about how it all started for her and how she got to model for some very important fashion designers in New York City The Wayuu are the largest indigenous community living in Colombia and Venezuela. Annie, please tell us a little about your […]
#1 Shakira Evidently, Shakira as a Colombian and overall as a “costeña” (coastal) has an extensive collection of Wayuu bags, and we get to see them from time to time. The most iconic picture is the one with her beautiful baby and the bright blue Wayuu mochila bag.
The Wayuu Artisan Industry Who are the Wayuu? The Wayuu artisan people are the largest indigenous manufacturing community of the Americas. Most tribesmen and women reside along the northern territory of Colombia and Venezuela. The official authorities report over 270.000 people belonging to the indigenous group living in Colombia alone. The Wayuu are descendants of the […]