COLLECTIONS

São Paulo Fashion Week Winter 2015


See all the highlights from the runway, including supermodel cameos, innovative designs, and artistic influences, at Brazil’s biannual fashion week.

1

A Rio Winter According to SACADA, a well-known brand from Rio de Janeiro, geometric patterns inspired by the Incas in silk and wool are perfect for a tropical winter.

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2

Power Players With hundreds of thousands of Instagram followers each, fashion bloggers Thássia Naves, LaLa Rudge, and Camila Coutinho warrant front row seats—right next to top editors and celebrities.

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3

Homecoming King Alexandre Herchcovitch, who showed for years at New York Fashion Week, returns to São Paulo with a touch of hipster, seen in his flannel raincoats.

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4

Brazilian Bombshells When Brazilian supermodels Gisele Bundchen, Caroline Trentini, and Isabeli Fontana walk the runway, they get cheered like rock stars. Bundchen couldn’t even keep a straight face—she smiled all the way down the catwalk.

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5

Brazil’s Next Top Model Although she is only a few months shy of her 18th birthday, rising supermodel Thairine Garcia walked nearly every show in São Paulo Fashion Week. With a handful of covers already under her belt, she’s a likely contender to become a major player on the global stage.

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6

Collaboration Nation Stella McCartney, Donatella Versace, and Cecilia Dean unveiled their exclusive collaborations with Brazil’s commercial brands C&A, Riachuelo, and Melissa, respectively.

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7

The Kiss Lino Villaventura presented a collection that channeled Austrian painter Gustav Klimt, who, like the designer, was also heavily inspired by Japan.

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8

Zip Up Animale’s minimalist collection, inspired by the nomadic silk route, featured zippers in all the right places.

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9

Family Time Gloria Coelho, Reinaldo Lourenço, and their son Pedro Lourenço are certainly a fashionable family—each has an eponymous label with a distinct vision of how a modern woman should dress.

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10

Horsing Around Designer Victor Dzenk’s equestrian-inspired collection, which reinterpreted patterns from the Brazilian horse breed Mangalarga Marchador, was a welcome addition to the stable of leopard and zebra prints.

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El Dorado Aquastudio’s all gold collection embodies Brazilian glamour.

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