Katty Xiomara (Fashion designer)
Born in Venezuela, within a Portuguese family, Katty Xiomara moved to Portugal at age 18, settling in Porto.
In 1997 ends the Fashion Design course at Citex (now Modatex), where she currently lectures
Fills the fashion week calendar in Portugal since 1998. Earlier in her career reconciles the evolution of the brand with other projects in such diverse areas as children’s clothing, uniforms, theater, TV, music, dance and graphic arts.
In 2000 designs the costumes for the adaptation of the play La Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri with Jean Paul Bucchieri choreography at Centro Cultural de Belém in Lisbon.
A year later registers the trade mark, but only ventures in Internationaly in 2005.
Katty Xiomara’s name treading the catwalks of Paris on several occasions and participates regularly in International trade shows.
In 2007 opens her shop atelier in an old townhouse located in the emblematic Rua da Boavista in Porto. in 2012 receiving the official visit of His Excellency the President – professor Anibal Cavaco Silva, in the framework of the visit to the creative industries of excellence.
Since September 2013 presents its collections at Fashion Week in New York.
In 2014 awarded the Silver Winner award by the IDA “International Design Awards” and in 2015 repeated this feat to bend, as well as a new Silver Winner was awarded an Honorable Mention.
The corporate image was recognized and awarded by the American magazine HOW and her work has been published in several international editions.
The brand’s philosophy falls within the concept of designer-driven pieces that are aspirational yet accessible, elegant and timeless, sophisticated but playful, ultra-feminine with tailored silhouettes, meticulous structures and shapes, bold use of color and print. Our fashion statement can go across categories.
Katty’s woman, is more a mental disposition than a body shape. She is free and plays with fashion while keeping her distinctive personality.