917 Diaries

by Fernanda Brandao

Brazil Foundation NY – 2014

The 12th edition of the Brazil Foundation Gala happened at Lincoln Center, at the David Koch Theatre. The night was all about celebrating women and the Gala paid homage to singer Bebel Gilberto by presenting her with the Global Brazilian Award for being an international spokesperson for the Brazilian culture. Maria […]

Carolina Herrera Spring 15

The latest Spring 15 collection presented by Venezuelan designer Carolina Herrera had a subtle cool, modern style complimenting its always beautifully cosntructed and classic pieces.  The playful and fun fabric mosaic on some of the pieces shows a small move towards making the brand appealing to a slightly younger demographic […]

Styling Tips – Backpacks

  The accessory of the season has definitely been the backpack.  A 90’s icon, the piece has been fashionistas’ go-to accessory to add style and functionality to their spring looks in the city.   All the big fashion brands have created their own interpretation of the perfect backpack, and the […]

Martone Cycling Pop-Up

Lembram quando falei, há um tempo atrás, sobre o lançamento das bicicletas do brasileiro Lorenzo Martone? Então, essa semana foi inaugurada uma pop-up store no Paramount Hotel aqui em NY, onde podem ser compradas as famosas bicicletas e acessórios exclusivos para aqueles que amam andar de bike. Essa pop-up conta […]


Sacai is not exactly a new brand, as it has been on the market for almost 15 years. The real buzz, however, started in 2009 when designer Chitose Abe (former Comme des Garçons) decided to show her creations at Paris Fashion Week, considerably increasing its brand awareness and growth. Chitose […]