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Rio Fairs Hold Steady Amid Market Shifts

Foreign buyers at Rio de Janeiro’s two fashion fairs this season found that a favorable exchange rate made…

Modest Gains Seen at Rio Fashion Week

Last month’s fashion week demonstrated that a robust economy is not necessarily having a ripple effect on…

Brazil Economy Boosts Brands

Country is a bright spot amid global woes.

Investigation Eyes Supplier to Zara Parent Inditex

Brazilian federal prosecutors were tipped off about alleged slave labor practices and conditions at sewing…

WWD Magic Preview: Brazil Boosts Exports on Favorable Exchange Rate

Brands battle low-cost imports, despite currency advantage.

Rio-à-Porter, Fashion Rio Show Growth

In a robust economy that’s expected to grow by 5 percent this year, Rio de Janeiro’s two biannual fashion…

Daslu Sold for $39M

Laep Investments, a Brazilian private equity fund, has bought the luxury fashion emporium.

Rio Fashion Week Notches Gains

Rio de Janeiro’s two-pronged approach to fashion week rang up double-digit increases for the nation’s fashion…

Brazil’s Boom May Face Challenges

As luxe brands including Giorgio Armani, Burberry and Chanel flock to Brazil, there are some concerns the…

Uptick in Buying at Brazilian Fashion Week Events

Retailers opted for striking styles that many said justified their prices.

Brazil’s Fashion Weeks: Steady She Goes

Organizers of Brazil’s main runway fashion weeks aim to attract visitors with salons and convenient showroom…

Brazil Preps for FNO

Rio de Janeiro — Fashion’s Night Out is taking a two-city approach in Brazil.

Brazilian Fashion Weeks Stay Competitive

Brazil's two fashion weeks, Fashion Rio and São Paulo Fashion Week, offered plenty of style at good prices…

International Trade Shows: Change of Pace

Altering the landscape at Brazil’s biggest fashion fairs.

Daslu’s Tranchesi Released Awaiting Appeal

Eliana Tranchesi, owner of Rio fashion emporium Daslu, was released from prison late Friday while she appeals…