In 2016, Mónica Arbeláez and Juliana Quintero, mother and daughter, passionate about design and fashion, restless admirers of manual work and craftsmanship, decided to get out of their routines to create PALMA CANARIA, a unique and innovative accessories brand 100% handmade in Colombia made of natural fibers.
MÓNICA ARBELÁEZ, business women with over 20 years of experience in the Banking sector, and JULIANA QUINTERO, business graduate with emphasis on Marketing, create together PALMA CANARIA, to shape their creative visions and #AmorPorLoNuestro.
At Palma Canaria, we set out to engage with highly skilled artisans, rediscovering craft traditions and using them to express our distinctive take on on the region's enduring heritage in a luxurious, unique, fun and versatile way.
Our design mission is to make timeless accessories that can last for years and that are friendly with the environment and animals. Each decision we make is a symbol of our commitment to defining what the future of fashion looks like. All our bags are ethical handmade by our artisans using traditional methods and local materials.
The Colombian tropics has long been the inspiration for some of the most beautiful artisan craft in Latin America. We reimagine this legacy to create designs that evokes stories of our culture through natural fibers from endemic plants including Iraca Palm, Bejuco, Esparto and Copper Wire.
Every product of Palma Canaria have been consciously crafted by our artisans and selected to ensure that it meets at least one of our eight key attributes.
These attributes take into account animal, human and environmental welfare and align with the fashion and beauty industries internationally recognized best practices.
We proudly work with artisans families in four differents regions of Colombia, where we source our finest eco-friendly materials. Each decision we make is a symbol of our commitment to defining what the future of fashion looks like.
We believe that modern luxury is rediscovering craft traditions in a luxurious, fun and versatile way
It is a brand that reaches women of all ages, and who want to feel that they have obtained a piece made exclusively for them.
CARRERA 11 # 86-32 OFICINA 502
+(57)314 406 9091 / +(57)1530 9161 BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA