Joao Paulo Nunes
Founder and editor of thestyleexaminer.com
JoÃ£o Paulo Nunes is a fashion and lifestyle journalist based in London. He is the founder and editor of the website thestyleexaminer.com (selected as one of the best blogs by the British Fashion Council and Fashion Forward - organisers of SÃ£o Paulo Fashion Week and Fashion Rio) and a regular contributor for Details magazine network. He has had numerous articles on fashion, art, design, and architecture published in several magazines including Vogue, GQ, L'Officiel, Tatler, DASH, Notion, Article, Muse, SchÃ¶n!, Varon and Viktor. He has lectured and judged awards and competitions in the fields of fashion, design and architecture, and has provided consultancy services on fashion, style and trends to several companies.
Organised every year since 1999 in <strong>Fortaleza </strong>(the capital city of the north-eastern Brazilian state of <strong>Ceará</strong>), <strong>Dragão Fashion Brasil</strong> is a platform for new and established fashion designers to show their creations...
06/05/2014 15:52 BST
On a sunny and warm morning in early April 2014 a van carrying me and about a dozen other international journalists arrives at a wide and leafy street in São Paulo's exclusive and affluent neighbourhood of Jardim Europa.
23/04/2014 09:43 BST
In spite of having established a solid reputation in the manufacture of clothing and footwear dating as far as back as the late 19th Century, <strong>Portugal</strong> has not always been a country associated with sartorial creativity.
04/04/2014 12:18 BST
It is undeniable that, as the public perception of fashion weeks as uber-glamorous events has grown exponentially over the last few years across the globe, the role that they have played as professional trade shows has become gradually forgotten.
03/02/2014 13:59 GMT
As guests gathered in central Moscow to attend the first show of the latest edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia on 25 October 2013, their conversations generally included comments about how the unusually warm and sunny weather was a good omen for the Spring/Summer 2014 collections that 50 Russian fashion designers were to present over the following seven days.
11/11/2013 14:13 GMT
I feel that I should start this review with a warning: I openly admit that, at the end of watching Meadham Kirchhoff's Spring/Summer 2014 women's wear fashion show... I joined those who stood up to fervently and emotionally applaud what we had just witnessed.
24/09/2013 11:09 BST
The decision to unveil the label's Spring/Summer 2014 collection in a unique and distinctive venue far from the hectic halls and corridors of Somerset House allowed a richer display of Jasper Conran's creative potential and influence.
16/09/2013 14:57 BST
A new award programme that celebrates Brazil's burgeoning artistic talent under the moniker 'Movimento HotSpot' is beginning to realign the interpretative gaze that the rest of the world has of this creative powerhouse.
12/08/2013 15:17 BST
London's Somerset House is currently displaying 'Miles Aldridge: I Only Want You To Love Me'... Over the last two decades, Aldridge's photographs have been published in numerous magazines and newspapers including Vogue Italia, American Vogue, Numéro, Ponystep, The New York Times and The New Yorker.
19/07/2013 11:54 BST
Despite its success with audiences after it opened on Broadway in 2005, the adaptation of Alice Walker 's novel <em>The Color Purple</em> into a musical play was never going to garner the most effusive of welcomes by theatre and literary critics.
16/07/2013 16:10 BST
Menswear Trends for Spring/Summer 2014 or: How Fashion Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Its Followers
When it comes to trends forecasting, one of the most common assumptions (and also one of the most debatable) is that, in times of economic recession, fashion tends to follow rather than direct consumers perambulating through the path of style.
01/07/2013 13:48 BST
By 15 June 2013, as London Collections: Men kicked off an intense calendar of runway shows and presentations of menswear collections for Spring/Summer 2014, fashion journalists and buyers from all over the world had arrived in the British capital with invigorated expectations about its sartorial talent.
24/06/2013 13:02 BST
If one is to take the latest edition of Fashion Week Tunis as a micro-scaled representation of the relationship between the political and the social, it is clear that the creativity revealed during this event owed much to the dialogues established not only between designers and artists in the Maghreb but also between creative voices located worldwide.
14/06/2013 11:49 BST
The University of Westminster's BA (Honours) Fashion Design runway show, the class of 2013 produced the most accomplished work that I have seen coming out of this London higher education institution over the last few years.
28/05/2013 13:11 BST
I first heard of Anamaya, a new wellbeing clinic located in the London neighbourhood of Kensington, from a friend of mine who always seem to be au courrant of the latest and most exciting ventures in lifestyle anywhere in the world.
13/05/2013 13:01 BST
If São Paulo has been considered the sartorial capital of Latin America with an influential fashion week established in the mid-1990s, Rio de Janeiro has grown to achieve a deserving status of its own on the global fashion arena, with its own sartorial showcase first created in 2001.
02/05/2013 10:02 BST
Born out of an idea by Robert Guimarães and Fernando Molinari that came publicly to the fore in 2004, Rio Moda Hype has, over the years, evolved from being an awards scheme to reward emerging fashion talent in Brazil to become a fully-fledged business support programme
23/04/2013 15:35 BST
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