Brazilian born fashion designer and multimedia artist, Chris Barreto finds her essence in the interpretation of body paintings of the Brazilian- Indian tribes. An inspiration that translated into her second skin” wearable art, where sophistication meets originality and comfort!

 

ChrisB2 2

1993 Chris founded the Chris Barreto Art Studio in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro and after international collaborations with the New York Guggenheim Museum or the American Museum of Natural History,  the studio started to expand from a fashion line to the creation of a variety of fine arts paintings as well as Home Decor designs.

ChrisB3 2

 

Chris Barreto’s Brazilian roots are expressed by the use of a vibrant and colorful palette. Striking graphics feature heavily in her work; recalling the sign language of Brazilian’s indigenous people mixed with modern day Pop Art and Urban Graffiti, giving it a spiritual and bold statement. Her fashion designs are handmade and crafted with traditional techniques.

The Chris Barreto art studio work has been featured in Magazines like Vogue or Sportswear International, on runways, on red carpets and concert stages, in collaborations with WOLFORD, Cirque Du Soleil, the Metropolitan Graphic Art Gallery and charity organizations throughout the world ,weaving a colorful, powerful, constant social net through affordable art.

2016, Chris Barreto started a collaboration with Recording Artist and Composer Dalal.

“Chris’ designs are fresh and melodious; they are a  happy creation that are an absolute joy to wear” - Dalal Bruchmann

 

 

 

 

Photographer: Charlie Steffens

Model: Dalal

Designs: Chris Barreto

Find out more about Chris’ unique designs at

www.chrisbarreto.com 

 CHRISB 4

 

#Chris Barreto #Dalal #Dalal Bruchmann #Brazilian Designers #Fashion 

 

Latest spotlight articles

Latest Instagram Feed

Elucid Magazine is an active force in the fashion community. We unite the city’s leading visionaries and artists under one editorial roof. We care about fashion and new innovation, what's working and what isn't. These are the stories we deliver every week through our print magazine, newsletters, and website. 
-
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
6 Iroquois Dr, Parlin, NJ 08859