The brazil born,Londend-based Barbara studied fashion design at Central saint Martins in London and later at Istituto Marangoni in milan where she graduated cum laude and graduated first in her class in 2007. on completion of her studies, she was hired by Roberto Cavalli in Florence, where she was first assistant designer for womenswear for over two years. She subsequently moved to Paris in january 2010 to work alongside Gabriele Greiss (former creative director of Sonia Rykiel) on assignments for Lanvin and See by Chloe. After two solo presentations in Paris, Barbara made her catwalk debut in september 2013 during London fashion week. The collections are sold in over 25 countries.
Barbara introduce elements of menswear into her women’s collection for Pitti.We loved her last collections which is modern, sophisticated and very chic with touch of masculine.“All her work is made in Italy, which was another key factor that stroke Pitti Immagine’s interest in Casasola.