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Fátima Lopes

Fashion Designer in Lisbon

Fashion Forward: From Madeira to Paris


In Fashion Forward: From Madeira to Paris at PechaKucha Night Loulé Vol. 1,  Fatima Lopes, a Portuguese fashion designer, shares the story of her aspirations of becoming a runway fashion designer that began on her hometown, the quaint, lovely Portuguese archipelago of Madeira. From there, she traveled to Libson and then, eventually the infamous mecha of Fashion, Paris. There she persevered and followed her dreams to become the renowned designer she is today. You won't want to miss out on this inspiring tale!



Fatima Lopes (Funchal, March 8, 1965) is a Portuguese fashion designer.

Natural of Madeira, Fatima Lopes grew up in the city of Funchal. Since child showed an interest in the fashion world and during his teens, dissatisfied with the outfit that was sold in Funchal, started creating clothes for herself. Thanks to his fluency in foreign languages, worked in Funchal as a tour guide for a travel agency.

In 1990 he moved to Lisbon in order to pursue a career as a stylist. In this city opened with a friend a store called "Versus", which essentially sold clothing from international designers. In 1992 the store's name changed to "Fátima Lopes". In September of the same year he participated as creative a fashion show held in a convent in Lisbon, where its proposals were well received.

In 1994 shows his first clothing in the "Salon du Prêt-à-Porter Feminin" in Paris. The following year participates in the national fashion event, the "Portugal Fashion". Between 1996 and 1998, Fatima starts to draw shoes and wallets directed either to the female audience, whether the male audience.

In 1996 opens its first international store, located in the city of Paris.

Since 1999 participates twice a year in the Hall Paris Fashion currently being this only Portuguese. In 2000 causes great media attention by parading in the French capital the most expensive bikini in gold and diamonds, valued at about one million dollars.

In 2002 he was invited by Mattel to create a Barbie doll and decided to play the doll bikini gold and diamonds used in Paris. In 2003 he opened his first clothing store in the United States, located in the city of Los Angeles.

In 2010 presented sic program "The Pursuit of the Dream" Face model of the year 2010 "

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@ VOL 3 ON OCT 31, 2013

Fernando Guijar ha desarrollado durante los años de su experiencia somo artista su propio alfabeto visual que ahora aplica al diseño de prendas de vestir con la ayuda de su madre.
Ropa hecha Con Amor de Madre

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Bass // Van Vogue

@ VOL 20 ON DEC 12, 2014

Sylvester Suwandi, a young promising Fashion Designer took the exotic middle east as his inspiration to create his first collection under his own brand: BASS. He also shares his experience during Paris Fashion Week with Tex Saverio team when he won GoAhead Challenge competition. He pointed out that despite the glamour lifestyle, fashion industry is a world filled with hard-working people. Fashion is more than what you see.

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Powerful Paris

@ VOL 3 ON MAY 26, 2015

"Imagine yourself, emerging off of a train in Gard du Nord and stepping forth into the streets of Paris. Where will you go?"

If you step off the beaten path, you can transform your alright vacation into a great one. In "Powerful Paris" from PechaKucha Night Prince George, Vol. 3Greg Jonuk shares some of his favourite spots in the city of light and love.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Tuesday, November 16th, 2015. 

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New York - Paris - Coventry

@ VOL 20 ON FEB 20, 2015

An exploration of fire hydrants in New York, Paris and Coventry, why not?

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Swedish Fashion Talents

@ VOL 53 ON AUG 18, 2015

"At the Swedish Fashion Council, we work with different projects to promote, support, and develop Swedish Fashion. Our aim is to highlight new fashion brands...though our exhibitions and fashions."

In Swedish Fashion Talents, from PechaKucha Night StockholmVol. 53, Helena Bergström, Marketing Manager at Swedish Fashion Council, presents the nominees of Swedish Fashion Talents 2015, a 10-year running award for young fashion designers - this year won by Simon Ekrelius.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Wednesday, September 23th, 2015. 

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Works from one of the Swedish Fashion Talents 2015

@ VOL 53 ON AUG 18, 2015

Emelie Janrell is a fashion designer who this year was nominated for Swedish Fashion Talents 2015, among 9 other promising fashion designers. Beautiful photos of Emelies work are featured in this Pecha Kucha.

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Utopian Bodies - Fashion Looks Forward


Sofia Hedman, Johan Deurell & Hanne Eide – all three are part of the team behind the big fashion exhibition that will soon open at Liljevalchs Museum in Stockholm (September 2015). Their shared PechaKucha takes us on the journey that led them to the final result: Utopian Bodies. Showing fashion in its broadest form!

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Size Doesn’t Matter When You Make Your Own Clothes

@ VOL 20 ON AUG 18, 2016

In Size Doesn’t Matter When You Make Your Own Clothes at PechaKucha Night Knoxville Vol. 20, Owner Burke Brewer shares how sewing transformed her love of her body, forced her to consider the consequences of buying clothing, and finally why everyone should take up the art of garment sewing. 

Modern Seamstress was created to empower women - to teach them to love their bodies and delight in dressing their bodies. Women fight a war every day for healthy body image, and most of the stress comes from the fashion industry and mass produced clothing. 

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The Beauty of Everyday Design

@ VOL 23 ON FEB 26, 2019

Kelvin Janissen Looks into designers that are keeping traditional, beautiful craftmanship alive. 

Kelvin is the Manager/Buyer at Dilettante in Perth Australia.