Susana Bettencourt's knitwear @ MBFWA

Susana Bettencourt presented her spring-summer collection at the 23rd Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Amsterdam to the press and fashion crowd.

Susana is known for her handcrafted knitwear.
Her collection was all about traditional lace techniques and the translation to the digital age.
The first model appeared in raw materials, showing a lot of skin. Further more in the show the models wore digital jacquard, showing her creativity and workmanship.
She presented unique bobbin lace dresses as well as digital jacquards and prints, showing that handcraft is still appreciated in modern times.

See for yourself!

About Susana Bettencourt
Susana Bettencourt was born in the Azores Islands and already at a very young age she fell in love with bobbin lace.
She studied at Central Saint Martins and the London College of Fashion.

Her goal is to explore the synergy of new technology and the digital with traditional craft, as well as the synergy with her two homes, London and the Azores.
Traditional lace techniques by Susana Bettencourt

The designer started in February 2011, showing her first collection at London Fashion Week and at the moment she is already represented in the iconic stores of  Luisa Via Roma and many more platforms.

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