A Fashion Designer Who ‘Chose Crazy’

It was during Paris’s first pandemic lockdown that the fashion designer Marco Ribeiro felt he’d reached a creative inflection point. “I was like, ‘I can go one of two ways,’” he recalls. “ ‘Either very commercial’ — but nobody was buying anything at the time, and nobody knew how long that would last — ‘or very crazy.’ I chose crazy.”

In 2019, the now-35-year-old Brazilian, who’d moved to Paris after 11 years in Buenos Aires, where he sold hand-painted bags and clothing, mostly to friends, had launched his first women’s wear line, a collection of tailored, minimalist pieces. But he never really felt like the work reflected him — where he came from, or what he wanted to convey. His post-pandemic collections, which he showed for the first time last year, are just as rigorously structured, but they’re also exuberant, with outsize ornamentation and dramatic silhouettes: skirts with exaggerated pleats,

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Why Kate Middleton ‘Secretly’ Altered Her Engagement Ring

Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo - Getty Images

Photo credit: Max Mumby/Indigo – Getty Images

PSA: kate-middleton-wetsuit-pics/” data-ylk=”slk:Kate Middleton” class=”link “Kate Middleton wasn’t going to let a sizing issue keep her from having the ring of her dreams. New reports say the Duchess of Cambridge actually altered her engagement ring after Prince William proposed with it in Kenya.

The literal boulder ring, a 12-carat blue sapphire masterpiece ~casually~ surrounded by 14 solitaire diamonds, was given to Kate in 2010 and (fun fact!) has remained on my Pinterest mood board ever since. However, just before her and Prince William’s iconic wedding day on April 29, 2011, ‘Kate actually had the ring altered—as she found the band was too big and “turning on her finger,”‘ according to The Mirror.

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Photo credit: Danny Martindale – Getty Images

The outlet added that the ring was ultimately taken to royal jeweller G. Collins and Sons, ‘who made the tweak

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Why Kate Middleton “Secretly” Altered Her Engagement Ring

PSA: Kate Middleton wasn’t going to let a sizing issue keep her from having the ring of her dreams. New reports say the Duchess of Cambridge actually altered her engagement ring after Prince William proposed with it in Kenya.

The literal boulder ring, a 12-carat blue sapphire masterpiece ~casually~ surrounded by 14 solitaire diamonds, was given to Kate in 2010 and (fun fact!) has remained on my Pinterest mood board ever since. However, just before her and Prince William’s iconic wedding day on April 29, 2011, “Kate actually had the ring altered—as she found the band was too big and “turning on her finger,” according to The Mirror.

The outlet added that the ring was ultimately taken to royal jeweller G. Collins and Sons, “who made the tweak so it would fit better.”

“However, rather than resizing the band, small platinum beads are believed to have been attached

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