brand or profession: Stylist, Owner of the brand Barbara Casasola
programme studied: fashion design intensive · one year course · undergraduate
school: Milano Fashion Show
graduated in: 2008
From her childhood in Brazil to the interview in Vogue UK. This is the path of Barbara Casasola, emerging designer already acclaimed for her style by stars of the calibre of Gwyneth Paltrow. Born and raised in Brazil, where her grandmother passed on to her her passion for fashion, she studied first in London and then at Istituto Marangoni Milano where she graduated cum laude and first in her class in 2007.
Her first collection was displayed at London Fashion Week 2013. She showed off her elegant style at Pitti Immagine 2014 in a pre-collection with a focus on men's fashion.
She began her professional training at the Roberto Cavalli fashion house before launching her label in Sao Paulo for summer 2012, Vogue brazil’s Costanza Pascolato wrote of the inaugural collection: “her great triumph is to create atemporal fashion that is unequivocally contemporary.”
Barbara designs from her studio in London. Each collection is made in italy and sold in 14 countries worldwide at luxury stockists including harvey nichols london, Luisa Via Roma Florence, Spiga2 milan, Joyce Hong Kong and Thecorner.com.