• August 4, 2014 / 12:35pm |

    The World Cup may have ended (granted, not in the way we expected down here), but soccer will live on for the next four years in our hearts—and for at least a few months longer in the window displays of Osklen stores throughout Brazil. Oskar Metsavaht’s soccer-inspired collection pays homage to the origin of the […]

  • June 12, 2014 / 1:00pm |

    His name is Oskar. He is the guy whose brand, Osklen, made Rio’s lifestyle a fashion statement. Last time I was in Ibiza, I realized that the boys wanted to look Brazilian, with their Havaianas, Speedos, and smooth style. Oskar is a large part of that. If you go to Ipanema—probably the sexiest piece of […]

  • May 14, 2014 / 3:00pm |

    Since most Brazilian brands are not available overseas, writing about local fashion for a global audience has always been more about identifying the lifestyle and feeling than about actually defining the styles people will wear on the streets. But this might be changing, thanks to the Internet. An exciting new project led by will […]

  • April 25, 2014 / 4:00pm |

    The Spring 2015 season in Brazil ended with Fashion Rio and its sexy summer fashions. Among many casual brands and shows for the youth market, the highlights from Rio de Janeiro are always swimwear. Below are my top three shows: 3. Patrícia Viera Patrícia Viera is an expert in leather, with a softness and style […]

  • April 10, 2014 / 2:15pm |

    This post is an homage to my dear friend Daphne Carelli, who left us way ahead of her time. Daphne, you will be cherished and missed. Your love for fashion, arts, and culture will remain in the hearts and lives of your family and friends as long as we live. São Paulo fashion week just […]

  • November 7, 2013 / 12:00pm |

    Gloria Coelho show finale. São Paulo fashion week is the strongest fashion week outside of the top four (New York, London, Milan, and Paris). Growing up in São Paulo, it’s always been a part of my life, since I was out there taking street-style shots in my early twenties until now, in my early thirties, […]