NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stylesight and Luminosidade marked the expansion of their United States partnership on January 24 at Stylesight's New York City headquarters with Brazil in NYC, an event that featured Stylesight's F/W 13: Best of Brazil report presented by Sharon Graubard, SVP Fashion Director of Stylesight, and a panel of Luminosidade executives, including Augusto Mariotti, Content Director; Fabienne Muzy, Strategic Planning Director; and Camila Silva, Communication Director on fashion and culture from Brazil. Stylesight, the industry leading global content and technology solution for professionals in the style, fashion and design sectors, and Luminosidade, creators and owners of the Official Brazilian Fashion Calendar, Sao Paulo Fashion Week and Fashion Rio, joined with key fashion and design executives to discuss the global emergence of Brazilian fashion trends from Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo runways.
"Bringing creative and innovative fashion concepts to the forefront is part of Stylesight's core mission," said Frank Bober, Founder and CEO of Stylesight. "This partnership allows us to emphasize a platform that brings a critical point of view to the world of fashion and we will continue to seek opportunities that enable talented designers to bring their visions to life on a global scale."
"Luminosidade has been a strategic partner with Stylesight in Brazil for six seasons," said Jorge Grimberg, Marketing Director for LATAM at Stylesight. "Expanding our partnership gives New York designers and buyers direct exposure to the Brazilian market and helps retailers connect with Latin America's most creative professionals."
"Brazilian designers are gaining traction around the world," said Augusto Mariotti, Content Director of Sao Paulo Fashion Week. "It is a tremendous moment for Brazilian fashion and we are excited to enhance our partnership with Stylesight as we reinforce our talent and influence on a global level."
Stylesight has been an exclusive partner of Luminosidade since 2010, collaborating on projects including Sao Paulo Fashion Week, Fashion Rio, Clube SPFW and Rio-a-Porter, the official Fashion Rio tradeshow. Now evolving into the United States, the partnership was formed to raise awareness and stature around Brazilian fashion and Sao Paolo Fashion Week in key markets including Paris, London and Hong Kong.
Stylesight is the industry-leading global content and technology provider for professionals in the style, fashion and design sectors. Combining visionary trend forecasting and indispensable analysis with an online workspace designed to help analyze and anticipate the ever-changing marketplace, Stylesight brings value to designers looking for inspiration and more time to be creative, as well as managers looking for cost savings and ROI. Stylesight is headquartered in New York, London and Hong Kong, with additional satellite offices stationed in style capitals spanning the globe.
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Luminosidade is a content platform, responsible for creating the Official Brazilian Fashion Calendar and carrying out the most important fashion events in the country – Sao Paulo Fashion Week and Fashion Rio – as well as Movimento HotSpot, a creativity search tool and award that discovers, promotes, and rewards innovation throughout Brazil. Content produced by Luminosidade is also translated into FFW.com.br, one of the most innovative websites on fashion, culture, behavior, and entertainment; ffw_Mag!, a bold and inspiring magazine; and into numerous exhibitions, publications, documentaries, and seminars. From the beginning, Luminosidade has been committed to Brazilian artistic and cultural expressions, reaffirming the bonding relationship between fashion and art as one of the hallmarks in the events of the calendar, and positioning the country as one of the most important fashion centers in the world.
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