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Jenny Polanco launches new collection “¿Es Arte?” at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week

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Our favorite fashion designer and member of the wonderful Casa de Campo community, Jenny Polanco recently launched her new collection at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Santo Domingo. Entitled ¿Es Arte?, this new collection will soon be in stores across the Dominican Republic, including Casa de Campo.

Jenny Polanco blueDescribed by its creator, as something “for the sophisticated bohemian woman”, Jenny Polanco considers ¿Es Arte? as a collection starring the clothing itself, by removing all accessories and complements, all attention is focused on the design lines and contrasts of each of its parts.

Jenny Polanco also said “it’s the first time I work on blue and denim texture, and it’s been a great experience.”

Jenny’s vision ¿Es Arte? was inspired by the song “Dancing in the Rai” by Robi Draco Rosa, and she used the materials linen, organza, cotton, satin, voile, crepe and mother of pearl (nacre) embroidery and litmus mostacilla to shape that dream into her new collection.

Here are a number of other photos of the collection ¿Es Arte? : 

Other collections by Jenny Polanco:

Jenny Polanco’s new jewelry collection exhibited in Monaco

Jenny Polanco presents collection at UNESCO in Paris

An interview with Jenny Polanco: “I am inspired by everything Dominican”

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Considered to be one of the Dominican Republic’s most acclaimed designers, Jenny Polanco is so enthusiastic, creative and passionate about her work, that it has transcended her very essence. With more than 3 decades of experience, her zest for her art and commitment to her clients has allowed her to develop beyond herself and her designs and into not only a brand, but a concept, a symbol of forward thinking that combines her passion for design with her ingrained need to help others.

Click here to read our interview with Jenny Polanco!

Jenny Polanco Project, Altos de Chavón

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The Jenny Polanco Project store in Altos de Chavón is quiet possibly the best place in Casa de Campo (and La Romana) to purchase unique, traditional and handmade arts and crafts. In store you will find hand carved plates and models, genuine Haitian and Dominican paintings, traditional Dominican carnaval masks, wicker bowls and baskets, wooden table decorations and even furniture – all hand made by skilled Dominican, Haitian and Caribbean craftsman.

“Project is an art space designed to support the Caribbean crafts, in order to promote hand made design and workmanship in our countries”

— Jenny Polanco, Dominican designer

Alongside the traditional arts and crafts, Jenny Polanco proudly presents her own fashion designs; tropical white linen dresses and blouses with amber detailing perfect for the warm Caribbean weather, stylish purses and fashionable jewelry.

Jenny Polanco Project
Casa del Rio, Altos de Chavón
Open daily: 9am – 6pm
Tel: 809-925-1899

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