David Ferreira is a Lisbon based womenswear label created by David Ferreira himself. Naturally from Portugal, he completed the BA (honours) Fashion Design from University of Westminster. The designer's vision stands as the perfect symbiosis between traditional and modernity. Using the craftsmanship and innovative techniques that he gained while working for designers such as Iris Van Herpen, Giles Deacon, Joao Rolo and Meadham Kirchhoff, David developed the skills needed to be able to release women from their natural shape into new silhouettes, giving form to his modern approach to Couture.
Creating highly desirable pieces for the unconventional women, with a passionate strong personal style and a taste for standout pieces of clothing that became a unique extension of themselves, blending the lines between fashion and art.
His own label, created in 2015, earned recognition from industry professionals such as Mel Ottenberg, Candy Pratts Price, Italo Zucchelli and Julie Anne who awarded him the international “VFILES Made Fashion” award in New York. In 2016, David Ferreira was also honored with the Merit Award from the Fashion Scout in London and the Mercedes-Benz Les Etoiles Award in Paris.
Since then, the designer has shown his collections around the world and has collaborated with various celebrities, including Björk, Tyra Banks, Rossy de Palma, Poppy, Janet Jackson, Steff London, Audrey Marney, Nick Knight, Tim Walker, Katy England, Mariano Vivanco, Nicola Formichetti, Amanda Harlech, Hilary Alexander, Karl Willet, B. Akerlund, Jalil Lespert, Georgia Pendlebury, Samantha Burkhart. David Ferreira has also collaborated with various projects and publications such as ID, V magazine, W magazine, Vogue Italia, WWD, Showstudio, Hunger magazine, Vogue Portugal, Marie Claire, Vogue UK, Elle FR, PAPER magazine, Life in Bulgari magazine, among others.
A Young 'Bétnica' who behaves with an outward behavior and as if she belongs to a high social class, but stands out and excludes herself from this group (Betos) for her eclectic and exuberant taste and her mentality devoided of prejudices and / or pre-conceptions defined by society. Using the habits and traditions with which she most identifies with creating an ethnic hybrid that shapes perfectly to her beliefs, convictions and lifestyle.
For AW19 the woman David Ferreira is 'Bétnica', with a very unique, modern, dynamic and positive attitude. The muse plays with the brand's style codes without taking herself too seriously. In a game of colors and volumes between fitted and oversized. Greens, gold, black, white and pinks. Silk organza and chiffon, wools, metal satin, fur and pvc.