Fashion designer Manuela Gonçalves has died

The producer Manuela Gonçalves, one of the pioneers of the documentary in Portugal, died on Tuesday, in Lisbon, at the age of 77, two years after being diagnosed with cancer, someone said. friend in the Russian business.

Manuela Gonçalves was hospitalized for a week at the Portuguese Institute of Oncology (IPO) in Lisbon, where she died in the evening.

From Craft to Lisbon Fashion

Born in 1945, in Mirandela, Manuela Gonçalves graduated from the Escola Superior de Belas Artes, in Lisbon, before moving to London, where she received a scholarship at Saint Martin’s Fashion School .

After April 25, he returned to Lisbon, where, in 1975, he opened the Carmin store and, four years later, the White Store, where he sold self-made part.

Manuela Gonçalves, along with Ana Salazar, is considered one of the pioneers of the literary genre in Portugal, whose recognition was made in the 1980s.

In 1991, he was part of a group of 13 designers who presented collections at the 1st edition of ModaLisboa, at the Teatro São Luiz.

Manuela Gonçalves, who has not been in fashion for several years, also designed clothes for the games.

Some of the works of Manuela Gonçalves can be seen until November 13 at Casa do Design, in Matosinhos, in the exhibition “Portugal Pop.

Moda em Português 1970–2020″, presenting a selection of 200 styles by designers from different generations, styles and languages.

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