Fashion is an integral part of the people of Venezuela. The country has always been associated with a great fashion sense and has seen many legendary beauties in the beauty pageants. Venezuelan fashion is known to be exotic and unique, making it an important feature of world fashion market.
All the various accessories and makeup articles that are required for the upkeep of beauty are in great demand. Hence, the corresponding industry for fashion goods has also increased to keep up with the demand.
Fashion does not restrict itself to clothing. It can also incorporate a wider concept including hairstyles, nail paints, footwear, and even makeup. The people of Venezuela are very conscious about the way they dress and look, and hence great care is taken to stay abreast with the changing fashion trends. It is therefore no surprise that a lot of money is spent on designer clothing. Branded clothing can even be found in some of the remotest parts of the country. This fashion sense is not only prevalent in the youth section of society but also among the adults.
With the beauty pageant having such an important place in the lives of the Venezuelans, it is but natural that fashion designers and fashion houses are of great importance. Venezuelan domestic fashion houses deal in lot of politicking to be the official fashion house for the contestants. Venezuela has produced top designers such as Mayela Camacho, Ángel Sanchez, Durant & Diego, and Jose Maria Almeida, who are names to reckon with in the international haute couture arena.
The ever-increasing fashion scene has not only increased the number of fashion designers but also given rise to several jobs related to the fashion market. Tailors, makeup artists, hairstylists and many other jobs dependent on the fashion market have sprung up over the past few years. Modeling has also seen a parallel rise in the fashion market and Venezuelan models are some of the most sought after in the world today.