Fashion

Refreshing New Store in Savassi

Refreshing New Store in Savassi

Bhabara Renault Is the owner of Jardin.  Located right across from Patio Savassi near the parking garage and Burger King. Bharbara is an attractive, petite woman with a very friendly smile and warm eyes. As I talked to her, I immediately recognized a strong entrepreneur spirit and work ethic underneath her sprite appearance.  She is […]

Summer Fashion in Brazil

Summer Fashion in Brazil

By Betsy Laboe (American) ~ The summer is upon us in Brazil.  It is hard for some us to believe, especially if our origin is in Northern Hemisphere. But Brazil is trending it’s summer finest.  Bardot tops, chokers and florals are among this season’s top picks.  I have seen many beautiful variations of florals.  The […]

Fall Trends

Fall Trends

By Betsy Laboe (American) ~ Although our climate in Minas Gerais is very mild, we do experience the cooler temperatures during our Fall and Winter seasons. Especially in the evening, as the sun makes it’s way below the horizon, it is imperative to wear warmer clothes. Some do not prefer the colder change in temperature, […]

First Week of April Means Fashion in BH!

First Week of April Means Fashion in BH!

By Betsy Laboe (American) ~ Can you believe the designers are already displaying clothing for December/January 2017? This wonderful event is held at the Convention Center located in downtown Belo Horizonte and there were over 150 designers. It was amazing to find out that Belo Horizonte is the home of many well-known fashion designers! The designers […]

Lovea Store ~ Sion, BH

Lovea Store ~ Sion, BH

By Betsy Laboe (American) ~ Patricia Machado has a wonderful dress shop: Lovea Store.  Lovea is located in Sion and specializes in dresses of all kinds. The store is as big as a football field (no exaggeration!).  It is equipped with fashions from all over the world and its’ own marketing department, whom are on […]

To Bikini or Not ?

To Bikini or Not ?

By Betsy Laboe (American) ~ I researched the definition of the Brazilian bikini and found no straight forward definition. It was connected with words like Cheeky Bikini, Micro Bikini, Thong Bikini, Monokini, One Piece Swimsuits, resort wear, and beach cover ups. I am sure most all of us have visited a pool or the beach […]