Black Women of Brazil

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Category Archives: fashion design

Makida Moda Afro: Bringing the beauty, elegance and sophistication of African fabrics along with identity, representation & empowerment of Black Women


Note from BW of Brazil: Ya know, sometimes you hav’ta do a double take. Last week I came across an interview with fashion entrepreneur Ignez Bacelar, which is featured below, and … Continue reading

November 14, 2017 · 2 Comments

Fashion and Racism: Bahian designer Carol Barreto on working in the fashion industry in the context of race relations in Brazil


Note from BW of Brazil: Carol Barreto has been building a name for herself for some time in the fashion industry. The native of Santo Amaro, Bahia, has been able … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · 1 Comment

Fashion with identity of designer Mônica Anjos


Note from BW of Brazil: As we have seen in a number previous posts, fashion design is another realm in which Afro-Brazilians are combining their flair and getting involved in … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · 2 Comments