eLina Swimwear New York is a collection of swimwear, founded by Lina Garcia. Inspired by her love for the beaches she visited traveling throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The brand was officially launched in 2020. The characteristic style of eLina Swimwear is a fusion between the perfectly cut Colombian bikini and the fit of the Brazilian classic.
Known for its detailed designs, custom prints, soft fabrics, and seamless comfort, eLina combines femininity and sophistication.
Growing up in Medellín, Colombia, Lina found it very difficult to find that perfect bikini and began sewing her own bathing suits at a young age.
Her thirty-few years brought Lina to Río Sucio, Caldas, where they presented her with a world of design opportunities. In 2010, she began to undertake in the world of fashion and marketing.
Since the brand's inception, Lina has remained true to her vision and passion, taking swimwear to a new level.
elina Swimwear has expanded with designs made for all ages, including a line for boys and men.
One of Lina's main objectives is to create sources of income for the neediest families in Colombia, the finishes of our products are handmade, the artisans are seniors and members of indigenous tribes.
Entire families benefit from the crafts that these people show through our hand-finished bathing dresses.
The growth of our company strengthens the union of these families benefited by work.
Marly del Socorro, Rosa and Maria Susana, are part of the eLina Swimwear family, a group of working women who were forced to leave their lands due to violence, now dedicate their lives to crafts. Through these traditions are preserved, their roots are reflected and it is intended to return to their origins.
EMBERA CHAMI, People of the mountain ranges.
Colombian indigenous culture whose worldview is based on the balance of 3 worlds through nature and human connections with the gods. The mountains and rivers allow the union of the worlds, above, the earth and below represent the gods, wisdom, ancestors and humans.