MODALISBOA: 1st Day – The fashion designers (1)

Today Modalisboa starts! The location? The amazing Pátio da Galé.

In the heart of the city Pátio da Galé is the most recent multi-purpose facility in Lisboa, equipped with infrastructure that reflects the avant-garde and authentic personality of the capital city.


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Ricardo Preto studied architecture at the Lusiada University in Lisbon. After that, he was an apprentice of mestre Maria Emilia Sobreira and he did a Handbag workshop at St. Martins School of Arts in London. As a creator, Ricardo Preto designed a collection for Amarras, created bags for the spanish brand Perteguaz, did hats and accessories for designers like Dino Alves and Osvaldo Martins.

He presented two collections at Manobras de Maio and became part of ModaLisboa LAB platform in March 2006, having integrated, in March 2007, the group of seniors designers. He has costumized for many brands, like Levi´s, Energie, Nike, Miss Sixty e Pepe Jeans. Besides making his collections Ricardo has also produced fashion editorials for magazines like Dif, Máxima, Zoot, Umbigo, amongst others. (Source:


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