Short Bio: Barbara Casasola

barbara casasola1Born in Brazil in 1984, Barbara Casasola studied fashion design at Central Saint Martins in London and later at Istituto Maragoni in Milan where she graduated cum laude and 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. Stockists include Harvey Nichols London and Riyadh, Spiga 2 Milan, Joyce Hong Kong and Luisa Via Roma Florence, as well as online at Moda Operandi, Avenue 32 and The Corner.

Casasola designs from her studio in London and each piece is Made in Italy.

Barbara Casasola photo courtesy of Barbara Casasola