Ines Barona Coghlan
Brand or Profession: Fashion Designer and Ines Barona Swimmwear brand owner
Course Attended: Fashion Design · master course · postgraduate
School: Milano School of Fashion
Graduated in: 2003
Ines Barona Coghlan, young Fashion Designer with a passion for Italian design, already boasts as many as nine years of experience in the swimsuit industry at international level.
In 2010, she launched the Ines Barona Swimmwear brand in her country of origin, Mexico, with an exclusive proposal of swimsuits praised by many industry experts, including prestigious fashion magazines as Vogue, Glamour, Elle, Bazaar, and Nùmero. Always in 2010, Ines Barona opened her first boutiques in Mexico City and inside the "Isla Shopping Village" shopping mall in Acapulco.
After graduating cum laude in Fashion Design from Istituto Marangoni Milano in 2003, Ines Barona Coghlan started working with major fashion houses as Versace and Vanda Catucci, among others.
Her swimsuits have graced the catwalks of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week México, Acapulco Moda Nextel e Cancún Moda Nextel, as well as they featured on Google+Fashion, first on line fashion platform in Mexico. Ines Barona’s designs are eagerly sought after by international celebrities as Jennifer Lopez and Katy Perry, as well as many South American personalities like Paz Vega, Ely Guerra, and Nina Garcia. In 2009, she designed an exclusive swimsuit for FGI & Mattel on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Barbie™; the doll was on display at the Franz Mayer Museum. Since 2006, she is a member of the Board of Directors of CANAIVE (Cámera Nacional de la Industria del Vestido) in Mexico.