With a lengthy career spanning over 30 years in the fashion industry, Costanza Pascoloto cemented her status as Brazil’s reigning grand dame of fashion with the launch of her eponymous style blog in March 2013. Featuring up to date fashion news and features on special projects, the blog acts as a platform for the 74 year-old style doyenne to reach a global audience, as well as documenting her long career.
An Italian native, Costanza moved to Brazil in 1945, where her parents established the Santaconstancia textile weaving company. Working ad-hoc at Santaconstancia throughout the 1960s, Pascoloto began working for Brazilian women’s magazine Claudia Fashion in 1971 where she honed her skills in fashion journalism. After leaving the magazine in 1988, Pascoloto set up a consulting company and contributed to Folha de São Paulo, before taking up a regular column in Vogue Brazil in 2001.
A creative consultant for the H.Stern jewellery brand, Pascoloto has also created a capsule collecton for Brazilian footwear company Shoestock and has published three books, including "The Essentials: what you need to know to live with more style" and “Confidential: Secrets of style, fashion and living well”. In 2008 Pascoloto was awarded the “Commendatore dell’Ordine della Stella” by the Italian government in recognition of her contribution to the fashion industry.
Guest writer, Vogue Brazil Brazil