Island Time in Curaçao

Explore the history and culture of this diverse country

  • Culture Walk

    Spend some time exploring Willemstad. This charming port city—the capital of Curaçao and one of the Caribbean’s few UNESCO World Heritage cities—is famous for its sherbet-coloured buildings and Dutch colonial architecture. 

    On her: Jumpsuit, Gap; sandals, TOMS; Gorijana necklaces, at Nordstrom; sunglasses, VonZipper

    On him: Linen shirt, Michael Kors; shorts, Levi’s; shoes, TOMS; sunglasses, D.L. Eyewear

  • Market Stop

    Willemstad’s vibrant Floating Market bustles with tourists and locals alike. Vendors arrive daily by boat from neighbouring Venezuela to sell fresh produce and fish.

    On her: Dress, Michael Kors; bag, Gap; sandals, TOMS; Kate Spade New York bracelets, at Nordstrom; sunglasses, D.L. Eyewear

    On him: Shirt, shorts, shoes, Gap 

  • Beachcombers

    Curaçao’s southwestern coast is well known for its sandy beaches and calm, crystal-clear waters. 

    On her: Denim top, Levi’s; Seafolly bathing suit, at Swimco 

    On him: Billabong tank, Hurley boardshorts, at Swimco 

  • On the Rise

    The combination of colourful buildings, chic bars and ethnic restaurants make the up-and-coming Pietermaai neighbourhood a must-visit. 

    On her: Denim romper, Billabong; hat, ALDO; shoes, Michael Kors Collection; Marc by Marc Jacobs watch, at Nordstrom

    On him: Shirt, Billabong; chinos, Frank & Oak; shoes, ALDO; sunglasses, Michael Kors

  • Taste of Curaçao

    The island’s cuisine is mouth-wateringly diverse thanks to European, African and Caribbean influences. Among the country’s most famous products is Genuine

    Curaçao Liqueur, made from the peels of the laraha, a bitter orange native to the island.  

    On her: Dress, Michael Kors; Kate Spade New York earrings, at Nordstrom 

    On him: Shirt, belt, Frank & Oak; pants, Joe Fresh; shoes, TOMS; sunglasses, model’s own

  • Sun Down

    For a dreamy end to the day, watch the sun set over the sea at one of Curaçao’s quaint, quiet fishing villages. 

    On her: Bathing suit, denim shorts, flip-flops, Billabong; necklace (worn as a bracelet), Nordstrom; sunglasses, VonZipper 

    On him: Shirt, Frank & Oak; boardshorts, flip-flops, Billabong; sunglassesD.L. Eyewear 

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