Benedita Formosinho is a young fashion designer, graduated from Faculdade de Arquitetura da Universidade de Lisboa. After an internship at Ricardo Preto’s atelier and some presentations and collaborations, she has been developing her own work in the area of clothing and accessories.
Benedita Formosinho is moved by the desire to revalue details, manual techniques and Portuguese ancestral knowledge. In her journey in contact with predecessor generations she has known materials, techniques and experienced partnerships with artisans and small local productions.
The future path of society, of the world, is in our thinking. “Always remember where you come from”, brought me in a journey back to our origins, back to what we are, and from chaos I built a harmonious arrangement of upside down pieces.
A purest way of the involvement with nature, with people and the world, where work and local culture and traditional techniques are valued, in a sustainable concept, with the use of noble materials, autochthonous of our country, natural raw material and the use of waste.
Manual techniques, in a contrast of materials and textures, in authentic colours palette, with points of colour that are born on pure white, raw and grain colour and different shades of green, with hope. The hope of a starting over, of creating with inspiration and emotion, but with responsibility.
SUPPORT: Riopele - Texteis, S.A.