Andrea Marques

Rio de Janeiro

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fter graduating in publicity, Andrea Marques found in fashion her best expression. Studied on Senai-Cetiqt in Rio de Janeiro, and went to NY to deepen her studies in fashion and print design at FIT.

In 1992, she returned to Brazil and was invited by Maria Candida Sarmento to join the Maria Bonita group.

In 1995 she was appointed creative director of Maria Bonita Extra where she remained until her final collection, summer 2008.

After 15 years as head of Maria Bonita Extra, in 2007 she resigned to start her own brand.

Andrea Marques was founded in 2007 out of Andrea’s need to create clothes that translate her passion for prints, colours and delicate finishings on a silhouette that is at the same time contemporary and feminine.

In October 2007 she presented her debut collection.

In October 2008 launched her first store in Ipanema at Garcia D’Avila street.

In May 2009 opened her new headquarters in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.

In January 2010, joined the Fashion Rio line up, where she now presents her collections on the official brazilian fashion calendar.

In May 2010 launched her own showroom in Sao Paulo, and today sells in 40 different multibrand stores in Brazil.

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