The Brazilian Event Connection

Some images of this splendid networking night connecting Brazilian and English business communities ant the Hotel du Vin Wimbledon. During the event, Angela Hirata, the marketing head of the Havaianas branding presented the showcase about the international ascension of the iconic Brazilian flipflop. Congratulations to Susy Shikoda and Portal Londres for this remarkable event.

Photos: Ale Filizzola

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Brexit Fashion

Brexit Update by Aspect Plus and
Fashion Business by Adriana Chiari Magazine
Amba Hotel, Marble Arch, London
Photos: Alessandro Filizzola

Two great events for the Brazilian community happening consecutively in London. The first one, Brexit Update, a core update on the last news about the Brexit and how it can impact on the Brazilian community leaving in London. The second one, Fashion Business, an inspirational round of great facilitators discussing about the fashion market in UK and in the world.

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Women of the System (As Mulheres do Sistema)

Photos and article: Alessandro Filizzola
English translation: Catherine Spreadbury

From the banks of the Amazon river in northern Brazil comes an example of how the humanization of the prison system and entrepreneurship can be powerful allies in the reduction of violence and criminality. In June 2018, I had the opportunity to visit the Pará female state prison and to get up close and document the prize-winning work carried out there. This work today serves as a model for the entire prison system in Brazil and has been reported on not only in Brazil but in the rest of the world too. The idea was to photograph the day to day life of these women, both inmates and the staff, but I found much more there than I could have hoped for.

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Oriane Portraits

Oriane Portraits
London / Summer 2016
Photo: Alessandro Filizzola