This weekend, FashionTV crosses the waters and transports you to one of the sexiest fashion weeks in the world. Join the Brazilian models on the catwalk, behind-the-scenes and front row at São Paulo Fashion Week Summer 2016 collections. Tune in to FashionTV: April 24-26 for all the best bits!
Famous for being the birthplace of the world’s hottest models, a hipster’s paradise and cultural haven; São Paulo is the third biggest metropolis in the world, and with it, offers a plethora of fashion from around the world that influences the seasonal trends. Also, being positioned closely to the equator, São Paulo and it’s sister fashion week Rio, are a season ahead, currently showcasing their Summer 2016 collections as the rest of the world still remains in Fall/Winter 2016!
So, without further ado, here’s a slice of the fashion week action.
Gisele Bundchen walks her last catwalk show EVER for Colcci
Yes, that’s right, the world’s most successful supermodel Gisele Bundchen waved goodbye to the catwalk at Colcci. The historic show, began with a retrospective video taking a look back at highlights from Gisele’s 20-year model career, and ended with the Colcci model cast taking to the catwalk dressed in ‘Gisele t-shirts,’ as she took her final steps on the runway. Watch, below:
Iconoclast Iggy Pop breaks the catwalk barriers!
A surprise, perhaps? A headline, yes. At a promotional event for the sunglasses brand Chill Beans, American rock star Iggy Pop did more than most models: He revealed his bare chest, smashed an oversized pair of sunglasses he was promoting and even spit! Wonder what we’re talking about? #NSFW
Amazonian tribe hits the catwalk
Travelling from their village to arrive at Cavalera’s Summer 2016 runway show, this season, the Brazilian fashion brand celebrated the people who inspired its collection. Prints, beading and colorful designs powered down the catwalk before the Amazonian tribe including the Chief and his daughter, appeared to reveal the true inspiration: “We want you to see that we exist. But we also want to offer our culture and spirituality, especially to São Paulo, which is going through a major crisis with the drought.”