"Product of Her Many Environments"
Nixia Varela de LaMar, Panama Fashion Designer, has rapidly attracted the attention and respect of the international fashion world for her work in evening design and casual wear, as well as for her handbag collections.
|2010 Fashion Week Panama Collection|
Comfortable moving from evening gowns to cocktail chic, versatility is among her greater qualities. Nixia showcases elegant creations for the runway at the same time designing easy to accessorize dresses for her private clientele.
Nixia has received coverage in the United States, South America, throughout Europe as well as in Australia and South Africa. In Panama she is regularly interviewed in all media forums and asked to give seminars.
For an intimate understanding of Nixia Varela de LaMar and her inspiration, the most relevant factor is appreciating the diverse worlds she has inhabited, for as opposite as they are, each contributes to Nixia's artistry.
Nixia's formative years were divided between cosmopolitan Panama City and the quaint mountain town of El Valle de Anton, two hours from the capital.
El Valle de Anton: This lush ancient volcano crater
filled with flowers and wildlife influenced Nixia's aesthetic
|Panama City's Boardwalk--Avenida Balboa|
With her decided stylistic expression, Nixia contributes to the chic scene from her classic origins, carefully including contemporary modern detail. Open to inspiration from myriad sources, Nixia has reinterpreted ancient Roman dress, adapted nautical themes and appropriated bridge design into her work.