Roger Canamar

Roger Canamar Couture

Roger Canamar is an American fashion designer born in San Antonio, Texas. His fascination and love for haute couture has led him to collections that evoke timeless classic elegance with an effortless approach to modern luxury dressing.

At a young age, Roger and his family moved to California, where he grew up in Orange County. From a young age he had an appreciation for beautiful dresses that his mother wore to special occasions. In the early 1980’s Roger opened Nina Cie Couture in Tustin,Ca the store was named  after his mother, the boutique quickly grew a loyal following due to the way Roger bought for the store. His flair and understanding of what women wanted to wear made Roger’s services an overnight sensation with the fashionable women in Los Angeles and Orange County.

Roger then pursued another facet of the industry and became a fashion model agent representing models for print and runway clients. Roger opened Notorious Model Mgmt in Orange County, his first year he landed print campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Gianni Versace, Perry Ellis & Abercrombie & Fitch…He hails his success to fashion photographer Bruce Weber who encouraged Roger to branch out on his own. At the end of Roger’s career in modeling he nabbed the coveted Yves Saint Laurent fragrance campaign worldwide for two years with model Eric Watson shot in Paris.

Roger returned to San Antonio, Texas, in 2017 and now provides impeccable custom designs for his clientele from his own atelier.  He was awarde

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My inspiration for designing is femininity, elegance and an effortless approach to classic dressing. Using only the finest Italian silks, woolens and a touch of lycra for perfect fit and contour, every garment is made to order to insure impeccable quality.

Roger Canamar Couture is a Luxury clothing brand specializing in custom made cocktail, special occassion and resort wear.

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