5-8 October are the dates for ModaLisboa Luz, the presentation of Spring | Summer 2018 collections from some of Portugal top designers, rising stars and next generation designers.
Imagine a hip holiday on a Greek isle in the 1960s. Welcome to Kalymnos, Nair Xavier’s inspiration for her Winter 2017 collection. The island of Kalymnos has a heritage for living off the sea and, particularly, the lost profession of sponge diving. Pieces in this collection are inspired by...
A kiss is something that never goes out of style. So, to celebrate their 25th anniversary, ModaLisboa (also known as Lisbon Fashion Week) is sending out kisses to designers, manufacturers, retailers and fashionistas. ModaLisboa KISS, a showcase of Portuguese designer collections for Fall/Winter 16/17 is set for 10-13 March at Paáio da Galé.
High-wasted pants, jumpsuits and long jackets. Nair Xavier takes a touch of early 20th century style and fuses it with a heavy dose of personal creativity and 21st century attitude, in her menswear collection for Spring/Summer 2016 at ModaLisboa THE TIMERS. Natural fiber fabrics in a palette of gray, beige and khaki green prevail, with pale blue and olive green accent pieces.
Nair Xavier believes in the notion of perfection and symmetry as an absolute requirement for beauty. This is beautifully represented in her Winter 2016 collection at MODALisboa Curiouser. She claims “this collection seeks a balance of proportions and the rationality of forms.”
30 designers will present collections during ModaLisboa Curiouser. 12 leading Portuguese designers will debut their winter wear on the main runway. 6 designers spread their creative wings in the Lab series. And, 12 rising stars of fashion make their mark in the New Blood showcase.