Juan Carlos Obando drew on his early career as a graphic designer, as well as the work of Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, for his fall collection.
— March 10, 2015
“It’s inspired by my home country — Colombia — but it’s not ethnic,” Juan Carlos Obando explained backstage after his show.
— September 11, 2014
“Quiet sensuality, night blossoms, beautiful women who come out at night.” That’s how the designer described his fall collection backstage after the show.
— February 7, 2014
While a few of the silhouettes were somewhat familiar, there’s no denying the silk halter tops with their dainty spaghetti straps were lovely.
— September 13, 2013
The designer continued his modern approach to evening, turning out a beautiful jewel-toned collection.
— February 14, 2013
The designer’s spring collection had a stronger Hollywood retro feel than usual.
— September 5, 2012
The designer bid adieu to his draped looks from last season and opted for a more modern, streamlined aesthetic for fall.
— February 9, 2012
Barely-there silk satin slipdresses, including a little black number draped and knotted at the hem, helped set the tone for the designer’s spring sexy lineup.
— September 14, 2011
The designer cut and slit his wares to dramatic effect on the open, long sleeve of a gown, or down a sheath dress back or front.
— June 9, 2011
The flowy silhouettes and glamorous evening looks were the show’s strong points.
— February 15, 2011