Brazil isn’t big enough for Patricia Bonaldi. Adored by Brazilian celebrities, the label has also become the darling of international celebrities. Lifestyle correspondent Ali Fedotowsky wore a dress designed by the designer to the 2014 Academy Awards. The gown had a blue circle skirt and a top filled with elaborate embroidery.
Brazilian label CCM is capturing the attention of sports fans with its bold fitness wear, filled with vibrant colors, lively prints and very high quality products.
For Summer 2014, the company’s theme is the maritime world. Prints are filled with illustrations of algae, medusas, corals and fish. Necklines have a slightly transparent fabric swatch, lending the garments some sensuality, while they still stay comfortable.
The highlight goes to the long-sleeved leotards, perfect for practicing water sports, even on the coldest days. Among the items are skirts, shorts, tank tops, tops and leggings. CCM only has stores in Rio de Janeiro. However, the brand intends to expand to various points in Brazil by the end of 2014.
In February, designer Andrea Marques officially launched her F/W 2014 collection, presented at the latest edition of Fashion Rio, late last year.
Inspired by the artistic movements of the 1920s (Cubism, Expressionism, Futurism, Dadaism and Surrealism), the items mostly feature the elongated silhouette typical of the era.
Red tones, mixed with black and white, prevail in the loose and comfortable shaped garments. Coats come fitted with belts. Jumpsuits have a short hem. Prints contain images of matchsticks, masks and mouths. Andrea also went with an abundance of plunging necklines and high slits.
Take a look at pictures from the lookbook: