Designed by Evelyn Gómez
CARMENTA is a brand that designs and produces durable garments and accessories for women. The garments are specially designed for women who enjoy a casual executive dress code; the designs are versatile to be used in different seasons of the year and their appropriate style to wear both in the office and outside. The pieces are designed and made in Costa Rica, with high quality standards in materials and manufacturing, giving work to 4 families directly. Each collection contains different techniques of craftsmanship, embroidery, and digital printing; developing the local artisan and paying fair wages.
We´re committed to reduce your everyday hassle by providing you with easy-to-combine items that are made with stain-proof fabrics. You can just throw them in the washing machine and not even iron them afterwards. The design of our clothes makes them perfect to use from 9-to-5 and any other plans that might follow, like after-office drinks with friends or a playdate with your children.
The CARMENTA design philosophy is trendy, simple, flattering, and elegant. You might not want to give much thought into your everyday looks, so we do it for you. Plus, everything is made in Costa Rica (#exotic).
Our products are available in different stores around the metropolitan area in Costa Rica and in our online store.
The designer, Evelyn Gómez, is a costarrican born with a love of fashion since childhood. She first studied Industrial Engineering at Tecnológico de Monterrey, México. A couple of years later she gave a different use to her degree by creating the brand CARMENTA in 2015, and presented its first proposal at the International Design Festival in San José.
The brand is currently part of the PROCOMER Fashion Design cluster.
It has participated in multiple editions of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week San José showing the autumn-winter collections and the Guanacaste version showing spring-summer collections.
It is part of the Somos Tendencia group, in which it collaborate with other national designers for the preparation of marketing material, events related to stakeholders and promotion of brands.
The brand has been responsable of the artistic direction of Chicago The Musical presented in San José, Costa Rica in 2017; designing all the costumes, hair and makeup.