Born in 1977, Lara lives in Lisbon and London.
Currently a PhD student at the University of the Arts London, where she develops a research project entitled “Additive processes: the creation of new methods in design and production of clothing?”, under the supervision of Prof. Sandy Black at the London College of Fashion, with a grant of the Foundation for Science and Technology in Portugal.
She attended the MA Fashion Artefact, at the London College of Fashion, with a grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and graduated with distinction.
She graduated in Fashion Design from Citex in Porto in 2003. In 1996, Lara started her jewelry and Metals graduation, at Antonio Arroio Art School, in Lisbon, finishing in 1998.