#FashionWeeks: PORTUGAL FASHION 40th || Over the last few seasons, the collections presented at Portugal Fashion could easily be reduced to “50 shades of black”, but in this 40th edition, everything changed, diversity was key, from show venues to shapes, to colors, to patterns, every collection more eclectic than the other. In a squeezed article we present you the highlights of the event and our favorite collections.
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After the take off in Lisbon at Cordoaria Nacional, Portugal Fashion landed at Palácio dos CTT, in Porto, where the Bloom space was once again center stage for the upcoming fashion designers, with the creative helm of Paul Cravo.
The unusual places of the city, keep leading the event’s intense dialogue between fashion and the city buildings. Katty Xiomara debuted not only an exhibition at CPF, but also show her collection in an emblematic room of that building. In the next day Luis Buchinho, invited the guests to the seven floor of Silo Auto, in a tight curve presented his most recent collection inspired by the Portuguese seashore. The main runway shows happened at Alfândega do Porto, as usual.
Júlio Torcato, who recently opened a shop/atelier in his own name in Porto, Cedofeita, opted to expose some of his male and female creations in a hall exhibition.
Micaela Oliveira, known for dressing well known personalities made her runway debut with a lot of glitz and glamor gowns.