efe-epaBy Ana Paula Chain Sao Paulo

Among all the fabrics, sketches and sequins, the seamstresses of Maison Alexandrine meticulously craft the exclusive creations of Portuguese fashion designer Alexandra Fructuoso, who recently dressed Beyoncé.

Fructuoso dedicated almost 30 years of her life to a pharmaceutical company before deciding in 2015 to sell it and leave the industry for her passion for fashion and take on the world of haute couture.