Fashion

BBMag went in search of the Brazilian designers taking the UK market by storm to discover the inspiration behind their latest collections London is an important stop on the worldwide fashion circuit, alongside New York, Milan and Paris, and welcomes trendsetters, journalists and celebrities from around the world. Unquestionably, it is the most cutting-edge and innovative of the major shows, and has given rise to some of the fashion industry’s most revered and influential names, including Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood. The latest edition of London Fashion Week kicks off today, 15 September, with a busy programme of catwalks, showrooms…

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Seek out these six iconic British fashion designers and take a piece of unique British style home For ardent fashion fans, one of the biggest dates in Britain’s events calendar is the bi-annual London Fashion Week. This year, from 15 to 19 September, the crème da la crème of the fashion world will descend on London for a seven-day showcase of the latest designs and trends. For ardent fashion fans, one of the biggest dates in Britain’s events calendar is the bi-annual London Fashion Week. This year, from 15 to 19 September, the crème da la crème of the fashion…

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I love a bit of retail therapy and am happy to admit I have a very healthy shopping habit! Unfortunately my bank balance hasn’t always looked as healthy after one of my “therapy” sessions… As someone who was born in this country I am constantly surprised at how expensive life in the UK and in particular London can be! All my friends say the same and some have even left City life to pursue their dreams elsewhere. Wondering how visitors from abroad feel about the British economy I asked some of my Brazilian friends their thoughts and the feedback has…

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World famous, Brazilian fashion in London is a growing market. Clothes, footwear, accessories, dresses and Brazilian jeans sold by Brazilian professionals can be found in a diverse range of London’s neighbourhoods, as well as online. To keep up to date with the latest Brazilian fashion, find out what is set to be in in 2017: Tunics A women’s classic, the tunic is back with avengance in 2017. It can be used alone or combined with a skirt or trousers – the main thing is to go for simple prints and lighter shades. Striped sandals…

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I was speaking to my Brazilian friends about the first piece I wrote for Bossa Brazil Magazine (while thrusting a copy – open at the page of my fashion article – under their noses). The question they all asked was did I mention any of the established Brazilian Designers working in London? No was my answer – because I was highlighting British designers in the article. I hadn’t really considered that there would be many Brazilian luxury fashion designers working in London – extremely uninformed on my part, I would soon discover…  I figured that a Brazilian designer would find…

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Beach style The knack – or bossa – of knowing how to enjoy the sun, sea and sand is one of the most striking characteristics of Brazilian culture and has turned the country into an international reference when it comes to bikinis and beachwear trends. Here you can find out why… The early evolution of the bathing suit was influenced by the headline-grabbing designs of the 1920s, typified by Jean Patou’s generous two-piece cuts! During the 1930’s beaches were transformed into a focal point of leisure and recreation, the ideal spot for physical activity. In Paris, during the summer of…

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London Fashion Week One week in the capital will be particularly busy and solely dedicated to fashion this February: London Fashion Week, which is amongst the four largest in the world and hosted by the British Fashion Council, is set to unite renowned designers, models and buyers from the world’s biggest fashion houses, all eager to set the look for spring-summer 2017. When: 17-21 February Where: 180 Strand, London WC2R 1EA

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We all know what the fashion capitals of the world are: chic Paris, sexy Milan, super slick New York and, of course, uber cool London. If you’re anything like the style conscious Brazilians that I am lucky enough to meet on the fashion scene, who adore clothes and dressing up, then spending time in any one of these cities is always going to be a seductive prospect. But if it’s the cutting-edge future trends you want to know about – the sort that will ensure you are ahead of the game as a new season approaches – then there’s no…

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The most keenly anticipated season of the year is almost upon us, and with it comes a new set of Brazilian fashion trends – which always make the Brazilian summer even hotter than the last. Here is a list of some trends which will be making their way into your wardrobe over the next few months: LIGHT AND EARTHY TONES Off-white, beige, pink grey, blue, mustard and caramel are the colours of summer 2017 in Brazil. SLIP DRESS Those little dresses which resemble 90s nightdresses look like being one of the big hits of the season. Sexy and with a…

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Instituto Marangoni opens ‘Fashion Bridalwear’ specialism classes in Milan, Paris and London and offers courses in Portuguese. The consultant Luiza Bomeny, for 14 years the official representative of the Marangoni Institute in Brazil, has announced the opening of the inscription process for Fashion Bridalwear, a course which, among other elements, will look at the history and the evolution of wedding dresses across multiple cultures and perspectives, as well as the evolution of certain tendencies and preferences for certain materials. During the three-week course, students will realize a study about how different cultures and social values are behind the main fashion…

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