Moda Lisboa S/S 17 | Sangue Novo

Celebrating 25 years, Moda Lisboa claims “we are together”: We are together in the recognition of our heritage and the endless searching of new talents through the platform SANGUE NOVO (New Blood), a showcase presenting the work of young fashion designers graduated from Portuguese and international fashion schools. Carolina Machado, M Hka, Hermione Flynn, João Oliveira, Duarte, Inês Silva, Cátia Moreira, João Barriga, Micaela Sapinho, Daniela Ciolan e Sofiya Malichenko are the selected designers of this edition. Please check the video for the full show.

Like the previous editions, it was awarded a prize for the best collection: a Master Level Certificate in the Fashion Area, corresponding to an eight week workshop in Milan offered by the prestigious Fashion Academy, Domus Academy, and a 5000 euro scholarship awarded by Vulcano, official sponsor of ModaLisboa.

The Sangue Novo talents in competition were judged by a prestigious jury composed by Eduarda Abbondanza (President of ModaLisboa), Ricardo Preto (Fashion Designer), Sofia Lucas (Director of New Projects of GQ magazine), Anna Lottersberger (Domus Academy Head of Fashion Cluster) and Adriano Batista (Editor in chief of Fucking Young magazine).

João Oliveira was the winner of FashionClash award, João Barriga won the ModaLisboa award and a Duarte (Ana Duarte received the ModaLisboa’s honorable mention that enables her to present her work in the LAB platform.

According to the partnership of ModaLisboa and FashionClash, João Oliveira was invited to represent Portugal in the next edition of Dutch Fashion Festival, to be held in Maastricht, in June 2017.


This collection was inspired by Bernardo Bertolucci film “The Dreamers”.

The premise of this collection we can find one of its parts is “Books not Guns. Culture not Violence.”

Floating between the emocional sickness and the provocative revolutionary fervour present on the unique piece of art by Bertolucci, like explaining the artist.


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Lisboa Fashion Week Day 3


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The last day of Lisbon Fashion Week we had the pleasure of attending a totally innovative catwalk by the Hand  of the fashion designer Nuno Gama, who chose as stage one of the main squares of the Portuguese capital, making us enjoy a spectacular extravaganza with allure and absolutely masterful. Taking out his new collection for next fall, and bringing fashion to those residents, tourists, curious and passionate about fashion, who approached to the place to admire the work of one of the Portuguese fashion designers more influential, whose collections are sold worldwide.

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His collection for Fall Winter 14/15 entitled Pantheon, celebrates the glory of immortality and challenges an individual’s ability to reinvent Portuguese archetype of modern life.

The silhouettes remain dynamic and vigorous as opposed to shapes in a balancing game between second skin and volumetrics of the garments in harmonious contrasts evidenced by strengthening gorgeous crochet applications on urban alazones shoulders. Elegance where the individual style  makes the difference.

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Inspired by manga action heroines. Structured shapes vs soft shapes, brown, ash, black blue, and where to find materials such as leather, cotton, silk, wool and cashmere.


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A collection with a strong graphic, and conjugated completed  with nine volumes never before explored by the brand. Emphasizing its entry in the womenswear and  the approchement between the two poles (male – female).



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Parallel universes inspired by the life and work of the photographer Diane Arbus. In the predominantly long and flowing shapez, inspired sport jackets. Materials with metallic finishes. Materials like wool, cashmere. The colors are nostalgic and cover pink, green flag, brown, some shades of gray, beige, gold and silver.



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Simple but with a little more detail and conceptual design pieces. Wide garments with direct lines. Short dresses made ​​from modeling jackets, with sleek silhouettes. Blouses and trousers with new games color. Mens shirts and some sport materials, but more formal design.


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Miguel Vieira was inspired by a winter night in the northern hemisphere, cold, rain, one of those endless nights, where you can hear the silence. Wearing the colors and textures of winter, staying true to the essence of the brand. Beauty distinction and power of seduction.


Closing this 42nd edition of Moda Lisboa with  the fashion designer Felipe Faísca, with a collection named “Entropy”, in collaboration with the designer of shoes Christian Louboutin invited to walk the catwalk at young models, veterans of the trade and some personalities Portuguese society. 

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In his collection includes colors such as green, yellow or blue, one street chic collection with a meeting between sport and the classic.


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We would like to say  thank you to My Story Ouro Hotel in Lisbon, for the wonderful care from the staff to our team, a lovely hotel and excellent localition near of  the  parade’s area. I will recommend this hotel without any doubt.



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In its 42nd edition, Moda Lisboa presented  the collections for Autumn Winter 2014-2015 selecting multiple locations to stage their fashion shows. Under the beautiful and historic arcades Pombaline of the Pátio da Galé or Praça do Comercio, we saw the Portuguese talent.

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The platform “Sangue Novo”  was responsible to open ModaLisboa this year, consisting of a group of young designers, in which Lisboa bets and continue to invest to find new talent in the national fashion scene, among which were 2ID (Sara Ruben Seidi and Damasio), Catarina Oliveira, Cristina Real, Ina Koelln, Nair Xavier, Olga Noronha, Patrick de Padua and Sofia Macedo.


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As in previous editions, the program was completed with the parades of some international brands. Besides in the catwalks  they counted with a front row full of personalities from the fashion and media, where we saw  celebrities as the  stylish actress, model and hostess Raquel Prates, or the Hostess of the Sic Mulher, Ana Rita Clara and Ana Sofia Carvalho.

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 Valentim Quaresma Fashion Designer

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Valentim Quaresma was inspired by Africa and the Middle East. The designer known for transforming mundane objects into pieces of contemporary jewelry, shows us a futuristic and innovative style, reflecting the meeting of the three states of materia in which the organic universe is related to the mechanical, which shows some of his classics fetishistic elements represented by chains and leather.

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Alexandra Moura Fashion Designer

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Alexandra Moura, considered one of the youngest designers with more impact on the future of the world of fashion brings a proposal inspired by the Handramaut tribe of Yemen, and the work of the  artist Pires Vieira. With a sophisticated, urban and very contemporary collection, where we find colors like the infalile black .

From Van Der Love Magazine and Edgar Keats, we would like to thank the warm welcome to Lisbon Fashion Week, and highlight the close and professional treatment of the entire organization, taking care of the smallest detail. Thank you so much!


To be Continued….


Alexandra Moura Fashion Interview

Today I want to show the work of the Lisbon designer Alexandra Moura consolidated as one of the great values of the Portuguese contemporary design. 

  She has launched her collections in many European and international catwalks, and the book The Young European Fashion Designers has mentioned Alexandra as one of the young designers with more impact on the future of the fashion world.

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-How do you remember your start in the fashion world?

Like everything in life, all steps are important steps, but one of the biggest highlights of my life in the fashion world, was the possibility to integrate the official calendar in ModaLisboa-Lisbon FashionWeek, where everything came to be at a level truly professional and gave me the chance to be able to start taking the first steps in my internationalization. 

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Alexandra Moura | Summer 2014 | ModaLisboa - Ever.Now


– How do you get the inspiration?

A photo, a person, an object, a sensation, a feeling.  Everything that is beautiful through my eyes, everything that have the capability to put me on another world, another dimension, that makes me dream and gives me the power to have ideas.


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-Do you remember the first piece that you créate?

No doubt, I remember them all! 

– What differentiates Alexandra Moura’s proposals from other fashion designers that we can find in the market? how is the man and the woman who dress Alexandra Moura?

My work is characterized by a modern, rebellious, adult, urban style with the use of hand and detail with a small-scale production governed by a standard of high quality care in a special presentation of the product. I want my work to convey a concept in which the focus is given to the uniqueness and the product is always seen as an intervention in which the commercial aspect is not emphasized. I always like to customize the pieces with small details that somehow gives them uniqueness. It’s my way to cherish the pieces and make them unique. 

– Would you confess us a fantastic moment that you have lived in the fashion world?

It is a difficult question to answer, as emotional person that I am, too were the moments that marked me and that in his time were fantastic. 

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 -Do you have any muse?

No. Everyone can become my inspiration at one point of my process.


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– Vincci, a popular DJ in Hong Kong, recently appears in a fashion magazine wearing ALEXANDRA MOURA’s F/W13_14 blouse. What do you feel about this?

I think it’s wonderful. I feel very happy and very honored! 

-Social networks allow to disseminate the work of creative designers to a larger group of people and in different parts of the world. do you do you usually  use social networks to promote your work? or how You use social media to promote your work ? 

Social networks have an increasingly important role in the expansion of a brand. Specially at an international level, where we want to be increasingly present. I´ts very important to communicate to the world what we create, and social networks allows us to reach the all world. 

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– If  you have to describe the current situation of the Fashion World in Lisbon with a dress . how would you do?

That dress would have a deconstructed silhouette, with some details of overlaps where the palette of grays would manifest.


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-What can we expect in your upcoming collection? 

 A collection with a very strong concept, it travels between a tribe of Handramaut, in Yemen, and the work of the Portuguese painter Victor Pires Vieira.A collection with a strong silhouette where the Black and Blue Indigo prevail. The most classic details blend with the most sport, bringing the collection a sophisticated, urban and very contemporary language. 

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– Where can we buy your clothes? 

They are available in our concept store, Alexandra Moura MA+S (R. Dom Pedro V, 77 Lisboa), and also in the Asian Market. Very soon we will be in other European cities and also online. 

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-And finally Where would you like to see your collections  parade?

In a European capital like London and certainly in Asia, Hong Kong and Tokyo.

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Thank you so much to Alexandra Moura for granting me this interview and show us their collections 



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