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Brazil round 2- Belo Horizonte and Minas Trend Showcase

There are so many fashion weeks and trade shows around the world now, and every city has its own character. Just recently, I had the pleasure of being invited again by TexBrasil to go to Brazil again. Well, you really can’t say no to Brazil and find out why it is one of the four golden bricks. This time instead of Sao Paolo, I went to the Minas Trend at Belo Horizonte, the third largest city in Brazil. In the state of Minas Gerais (the city of food!!!), not only the capital city has a rich cultural history to offer, it is also one of the biggest trading, production, vocation and contribution to the brazilian and international fa...
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Travelogue- Fasano Boa Vista, Brazil

Two Saturdays ago, I was here…enjoying a very relaxing Saturday with 2 very sweet beautiful friends. Since it was bank holiday in Brazil everything was pretty much closed, so we decided to go to the country side for a little relaxing adventure. About 1.5 hrs drive from Sao Paulo, Fasano Boa Vista is located on Fazenda Boa Vista, a sprawling farm with nothing but just green and nature. It is a gated community, but the hotel is within the area. The design and architecture of the hotel is a blend of nature with greens, lots of high ceilings and wooden panel.   I could have stayed there for much much longer…Thank you Fasano, thank...
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Travelogue- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

So I only had 1.5 days in Rio de Janeiro, but I fell in love with this place already. If Sao Paulo is reminiscent to Manhattan, Rio de Janeiro is to Miami/ Los Angeles. There is something about Rio that is very relaxed and chilled. Again it is not the safest place on earth, so we were not encouraged to take our phones and walk alone on the streets. But since we were staying at Hotel Fasano, literally one road from the famous Ipanema Beach (which is next to Copacabana beach), we had the best security and view of the beach. I’ll let you decide for yourself. A part of the Ipanema Beach. This is the view from my room balcony- the en...
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Travelogue- Sao Paulo, Brazil

I’ve been wanting to go to South America for such a long time. Finally I got the chance to visit Brazil thanks to the Sao Paulo Fashion Week. Spending one whole week in Sao Paulo and 1.5 days in Rio de Janeiro, I had a blast. Throughout the whole time, we were so lucky to have stayed at the Hotel Fasano in both cities, and they are AMAZING. don’t believe me? Wait till you see the photos later and in the next post. Sao Paulo is a very interesting city. It has its developing areas, it also has its luxurious posh areas. I have to say though, we were travelling by car from point to point, so it wasnt too hard to get around. However...
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Brazilian Fashion

Apart from the designers showcased during the fashion week, there are still a few more talented designers that the world needs to see. Some of my favourites are : Joulik   Founded by Karen and Katiúscia Moreas, the beautiful Japanese Brazilian set up the brand in 2009. With the Japanese aesthetic, the streetwear ready-to-wear brand is carefully crafted- a mixture of fabrics and materials such as velvet, silk, chiffon; and a lot of hand embroidered sequins and embellishment, the pieces are very eye-catchingly bright and shiny- yet stylishly chic and wearable.       Love the interior of the store I was wearing a top by Joulik...
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