Hometown: Valadares, Brazil
Lives in: New York, NY
Design training/schooling: "I started at Katharine Gibbs College in Connecticut. I studied fashion design there for two years, and then I transferred to the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC."Strengths as a designer: "I bring my essence of beauty and confidence to whoever wears my clothes." Influences: "I love to take inspiration from the 1920s and 1950s, but designing for me is really an expression of who I am."