Colombia fashion week 2011: Butt implants and mountains of cocaine


All the ladies: While Medellin

All the ladies: While Medellin”s Colombia Moda fashion week veers towards thinner models, an alternative fashion week is all about showing off the city”s trend of plastic surgery

Shake that ass: Colombian fashion week shows seem to be rather more about the bodies wearing the clothes than the designs themselves

Shake that ass: Colombian fashion week shows seem to be rather more about the bodies wearing the clothes than the designs themselves

Cocaine: The more upmarket Colombia Moda fashion week shuns fuller Latina curves for a thinner, westernised aesthetic, but oddly chooses to pile a mountain of fake cocaine on one of its runways

Cocaine: The more upmarket Colombia Moda fashion week shuns fuller Latina curves for a thinner, westernised aesthetic, but oddly chooses to pile a mountain of fake cocaine on one of its runways

Impossibly pert: Well, it is fake, after all. It is commonplace for women to have butt fillers in Medellin, the Moda Para El Mundo showcasing some impressive surgery

Impossibly pert: Well, it is fake, after all. It is commonplace for women to have butt fillers in Medellin, the Moda Para El Mundo showcasing some impressive surgery

Greatest asset: Local Medellin styles are centred upon voluminous Latina bottoms, the city is body-obsessed, to say the least

Greatest asset: Local Medellin styles are centred upon voluminous Latina bottoms, the city is body-obsessed, to say the least

Hips don

Hips don”t lie: Some believe a “trashy” look dominates the Moda Para El Mundo event, which is summed up by one onlooker as “narco beauty”

Amazonian: Charlet Duboc befriends locals along the way as she unearths the idiosyncrasies of Medellin

Under the knife:

Under the knife: “All my school friends had surgery” says one young beautician. The team even filmed a gluteoplasty – aka butt lift surgery