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Palenquera Cross Back

Regular price €165.00
These stunning women, selling fresh tropical fruit in their colourful dresses, are iconic characters in the Caribbean city of Cartagena, Colombia. Tourist flock to take photos with them but what most people don't know is that they come from Palenque de San Basilio, a small village outside of Cartagena, which has the incredible story of being founded by an army of escaped slaves and became the first legally accepted free town in the Americas (1612). Just like the Baiana’s with their Acaraje in Brazil, the Palanqueras became a symbol of Afro-Colombian freedom.
  • One-piece swimsuit made in Greece by two-layered stretchy Italian fabric
  • Sporty scoop neckline, low back and cheeky bottom coverage
  • 80% recycled polyamide, 20% elastane; lining: 88% polyamide, 12% elastane
  • Adjustable crisscross shoulder straps that can by styled in two different ways
  • Model measurements (cm) : height 178 - bust 82 - waist 63 - hip 92
  • She's wearing size M. Fit Small to Size. See our swimwear Sizing Guide
  • Cool hand wash only, dry in shade. Please follow care instructions to keep your one piece swimsuit in the best condition

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