The designs were light and breezy with asymmetrical necklines and bold futuristic looks.
Coelho, a native of Brazil, studied fashion at the Berçot Studio in Paris.
She returned to Brazil in 1974 and launched her first collection and has been a fixture at Sao Paulo Fashion Week ever since.
She married his former assistant and now stylist Reinaldo Lourenço. Their son, Pedro Lourenço , has followed in his parents’ footsteps and released his first line as a stylist, even though he is only 12 years old.
Coelho’s second brand, Carlota Joakina aimed at the youth market was launched in the 1990s. Gloria Coelho has stores in Brazil and showroom in Paris and London.
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