When you think of the ideal place to buy a bikini, places like Los Angeles or Rio de Janeiro might make your dream shopping list.

 

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Rio de Janeiro is the Perfect Place for Beach Bombshells

For luxurious lingerie, perhaps you’d prefer to head to Paris.

 

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No One Tops Paris in the Romance Department

Havana might not immediately spring to mind when you think of designer bikinis and lingerie, but it should. A funky boutique called Cris-Cris in Habana Vieja (Old Havana) is changing that notion.

 

Flashy Fashion at Cris-Cris in Cuba

With gorgeous beaches and sensuous cabaret performances at places like Tropicana, Cuba’s bright colors and spectacular musicality make it a design inspiration heaven.

Cris-Cris’ founder and lead designer grew up in Germany. She founded her first boutique in Berlin in 1999. In 2004, Cris-Cris’ designer took a trip to the Caribbean with her daughter and fell in love with Cuba. The Havana boutique opened its doors in 2007.

 

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Design Inspo – Cuba’s Car Culture and Bright Colors

Cris-Cris’ owner is a textile and costume design grad. Her gorgeous designs remain true to her roots.

 

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Cris-Cris’ Tiny Cuban Boutique Feels Like a Private Boudoir

The showroom features an ample array of corsets that practically beg to be worn as tops during a sunset stroll along the Malecón.

 

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Sunset Beside Havana’s Breathtaking Malecón

The designer’s current collection features everything from hoods to gloves.

 

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Madonna Would go Mad for the Lace Gloves at Cris-Cris in Habana Vieja, Cuba

Swimsuits, coverups and lingerie are also on display.

 

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Lingerie Looks at Cris-Cris in Havana

If you have a passion for fashion, Cris-Cris is one boutique you won’t want to miss when you’re in Havana.

 

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Cris-Cris’ Boutique in Havana, Cuba

Cris-Cris
361 Villegas (Near Plaza del Cristo on the Corner of Teniente Rey and Brasil)
Phone: 05-395-9690
Email: criscris@enet.cu