The Argentine Monica Krexa has her workshop in Búzios, in Rio de Janeiro state. There she makes accessories like aluminium necklaces, earrings and belts. The items are exported to the Arab countries.
Fashion and Franchise
With five shops in the interior of São Paulo, Marina Gheler will have franchises of the semi-jewellery brand that goes by her name in 2012. She aims to sell more abroad, mainly to the Arabs.
The dress maker plans to open an exclusive point of sale in the Emirates in future. The idea is to consolidate presence there. The company already exports to eight Arab nations.
With three specialized shops, Lucas Anderi came to Lebanon to be one of the pioneers in the import of wedding dresses in Brazil. The stylists company also offers its own creations.
Brazilian fashion industry associations are investing together in innovation and trade promotion abroad. The work involves the creation of a brand for the sector and consultancy services to companies.
Martha Medeiros, from Alagoas, sells her Renaissance dresses to 24 Brazilian cities and four countries, including Lebanon. The Middle East is under the aim of the brand, which wants to grow overseas.
A group of 48 small and micro shoe producers from Rio Grande do Sul that participated in the Sebrae RS stand at Francal closed 2,646 deals with clients in Brazil and abroad.
Satryani, a shoe producer from the city of Sapiranga, in Rio Grande do Sul, made its spring-summer collection based on Morocco. The country inspired colours and textures, among other elements.
Clothing by the Rio-based company have been shipped to the Emirates. The brand makes party dresses and high-end women’s clothing in general. Designer Luciano Canale signs the collections.
Giulietta is a Rio-based brand of romantic women’s clothing founded by young designers Priscila Barcelos and Rosa Duarte. Less than two years in, the brand is already sold in the US and the Emirates.
A buyer from the United Arab Emirates will come to Brazil seeking beachwear and casual wear at the event, due May 30th to June 2nd. Negotiations will take place parallel to Fashion Rio.
After living in Palestine, Falastin Zarruk adopted the use of the hijab and, now, with her own brand and a blog, she teaches other Brazilian Muslim women to wear the Islamic veil with charm.