Guadeloupe-born Véronique de la Cruz Crowned Miss France in 1993, she broke new ground as she led the way for other black women.
“De la Cruz grew up on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe and in 1993 traveled to her spiritual homeland to enter the Miss France contest. Being named the first Miss France of color started a revolution and deep-rooted determination which spurred her career into fashion.
Creative director and co-founder Veronique de la Cruz believes that “true beauty is a state of mind. It shines from the inside out.
French designer Véronique de la Cruz grew up on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, and has mixed her love of the beach with her passion for fashion in her collection for Aquarella Swimwear. As Miss France 1993, she knows what it takes to look great in a swimsuit, and with her luxurious and sexy new collection, she can make any woman look like a beauty queen.