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Tica Designer Created Swimwear Using Recycled Fishing Nets

The designer presented her swimsuits at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Guanacaste last month

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Costa Rican designer María Lourdes Castro developed a line of swimwear made of recycled material, part of the philosophy of her Guayaberi brand.

María Lourdes Castro (left) presented the three designs in a special event. Courtesy Tropical / La República

It is a fabric made with used fishermen’s nets, which after a process made in Italy are transformed into a resistant and quality fabric.

“They are nets that are discarded in the sea and that the fishermen discard, this (Italian) company fishes them and transforms them,” said Castro.

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She has been using the material for a year, started with three colors and now has eight.

Among its features it stands out that they have sun protection.

Castro’s most recent designs were featured at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Guanacaste in December last.

Part of the sales will be used to finance an animal welfare program MiniVets for the children and young people of the Genesis Foundation.

The limited edition garments can be purchased at the Guayaberi Swimwear store and at Piso 7, in Escazú.

More informarion available at Facebook@guayaberiswimwear

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