Category Archives: Brazil

Zaha Hadid unveils first building in Brazil

Zaha Hadid unveils first building in Brazil

Zaha Hadid Architects have made public the first images of their inaugural project in Brazil, an 11-storey apartment building on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro.

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Versace unveils exclusive collection for Brazil

Versace unveils exclusive collection for Brazil

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Italian fashion brand Versace has launched an affordable ready-to-wear collection for Riachuelo, one of Brazil’s biggest retailers, owner of over 220 department stores across the country…

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Jonathan Scarpari Spring/Summer 2014/15 Menswear

Jonathan Scarpari Spring/Summer 2014/15 Menswear

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Hailing from the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, young menswear designer Jonathan Scarpari started being noticed in his home country after taking part in prestigious regional and national talent-spotting competitions such as Entremeios and Movimento Hotspot

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Alexandre Herchcovitch Spring/Summer 2014/15 Menswear

Alexandre Herchcovitch Spring/Summer 2014/15 Menswear

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In the introductory notes to his Spring/Summer 2014/15 menswear collection that he showed on the last day of the latest edition of São Paulo Fashion Week on 4 April 2014, Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchcovitch declared that he had found inspiration for his creations in the looks of the preachers and believers of the Nazareth Baptist Church…

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Paula Raia Spring/Summer 2014/15 Womenswear: A celebration of Brazilian cultural identity through fashion, folklore and femininity

Paula Raia Spring/Summer 2014/15 Womenswear: A celebration of Brazilian cultural identity through fashion, folklore and femininity

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Finding inspiration in the universal idea of woman as a resilient tree (and in the indigenous mythological traits that it acquired within Brazilian folklore), Paula Raia resorted to natural fabrics and handicraft techniques to create a collection that is also an empowering celebration of womanhood and motherhood…

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R.Groove Spring/Summer 2014/15 Menswear

R.Groove Spring/Summer 2014/15 Menswear

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Brazilian fashion designer Rique Gonçalves claimed to have been inspired by urban streetwear and the punk-rock and hip-hop subcultures of Los Angeles for theSpring/Summer 2014/15 menswear collection for R.Groove that he presented during the latest edition of Fashion Rio on 10 April 2014…

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Patricia Motta Spring/Summer 2014/15 Womenswear

Patricia Motta Spring/Summer 2014/15 Womenswear

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Brazilian fashion designer Patricia Motta marked the twentieth anniversary of her eponymous label by showing her womenswear collection for Spring/Summer 2014/15 during the last edition of São Paulo Fashion Week

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Tufi Duek Spring/Summer 2014/15

Tufi Duek Spring/Summer 2014/15

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For Spring/Summer 2014/15 Tufi Duek’s designer Eduardo Pombal used the idea of lightness as an anchoring concept that would permeate throughout every colour, fabric and shape…

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The most beautiful homes in the world: House in Paraty, Brazil, by Marcio Kogan

The most beautiful homes in the world: House in Paraty, Brazil, by Marcio Kogan

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Although this stunning house has been completed for a few years, every time I look at photographs of it I confirm that it is most probably my ideal holiday abode…

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The most beautiful homes in the world: Villa Greda, Brazil

The most beautiful homes in the world: Villa Greda, Brazil

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As days in the northern hemisphere get shorter and colder as an unequivocal indication that winter is swiftly approaching, my thoughts turn to warmer and sunnier climates. While perusing a few websites to indulge my fantasy of whiling away a few days in an exotic location, I came across a luxurious villa in Brazil that decidedly topped my list of perfect places to escape…

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