From an early age, Carolina Machado's (Leiria, 1994) taste for fashion, art and design defines her academic career. Carolina started her training in Visual Arts in 2009 and in 2012 she moved to Oporto to study Fashion Design at ESAD, in Matosinhos, graduating in June 2015.
In October of 2015, she presented her collection at the Sangue Novo – ModaLisboa’s Yound Designers Competition and In 2016 she launched her womenswear brand, where she currently works. In October 2017, she integrated the ModaLisboa’s LAB platform.
After this period of lockdown and reflection, Carolina Machado revisited her previous 9 collections, presented over the past 4 years. During this introspective moment, Carolina explores the identity and brand intention, and uses this time to define the future. Re-using old patterns and deadstock of fabrics, revisiting key pieces and characteristic silhouettes, she brings back the essence of her aesthetic with Memoir SS21. A collection that highlights the ballon sleeves, the traditional asymmetrical cuts, tailoring and draping.
Midi and Cropped.
Green, Orange, White and Beige.
Cotton, Linen and Lyocel.