About us 

Co-founders David Rodriguez and Camilo Obregon 

Co-founders David Rodriguez and Camilo Obregon 

We started Papúa 5 years ago. Growing up in the tropical coastline of Colombia, we realized that there was more to offer in regards to quality and design in the men’s swimwear market. We set our course putting together a young and talented team. David (co-founder) comes from a long established textile family, and his experience is essential for the technical and logistics department. On the other hand, Camilo (co-founder) contributed his keen eye for aesthetics and luxury design, with a marketing and sales background. Our goal was to offer a high quality product with exclusive and colorful designs at an accessible price.

"We invite our customers to see the world differently: to embark on a spontaneous journey, explore the authenticity and culture of unexplored destinations, and embrace the lifestyle that PAPÚA has to offer: adventurous spirit with effortless style"  

We grew up in beautiful Colombia. Having no seasons meant living in an endless summer where beach escapades were part of our daily routine; swim trunks were always an essential wardrobe staple. Not being entirely satisfied with what was already in the market, we decided to take matters into our own hands.

We ventured into a new proposal of men’s beach apparel, which not only offers a high quality product at an accessible price, but also the most innovative prints and designs that epitomise the cheerful, adventurous, and free spirited lifestyle of our people.

"We have mastered the art of crafting innovative swim trunks, casual and stylish on any given occasion"