Born in Lisbon, trained in Fashion Design, collaborates with several national and international ateliers, namely Ana Salazar, Rafaella Curiel and the alla Scala Theatre in Milano. Back in Lisbon, starts her own brand and in 1989 joins Abbondanza/Matos Ribeiro. In 1991 the ModaLisboa project is unveiled, which she co-authors and becomes a member of its Creative Direction. From 1996 she joins the Board of Associação ModaLisboa, which she has presided over since 2008. Teaches Fashion Design at the Faculdade de Arquitectura de Lisboa (UTL), as a Guest Teacher, since 1992. Currently she is researching her PhD thesis on the subject of Fashion Design. She is frequently invited as a lecturer by numerous organizations and holds a seat on international boards such as World Fashion Week and Maison Méditerranéenne des Métiers de la Mode.