one year . meet the designers: Diana Matias

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Who are you?

I’m Diana Matias and I’m fashion designer. I presented my collections at Bloom, Portugal Fashion since the beginning until the last season of 2013. I decided to leave my brand in standby to move to London and looking for new experiences. 

What is your relation with scar-id store?

All my pieces scar-id are exclusives. 

What is your favourite piece at scar-id store?

My favourite piece in scar-id store is a long black coat with two fabrics from my FW 13-14 collection. It’s already sold out!

What do you think about the Portuguese design scene?

In Portugal there is a new generation really interesting and creative, with potential. Unfortunately, Portugal wasn’t educated to consume design and hasn’t also great financial support. With time we get there… 

What is your favourite Place at city of Porto?

Casa e Museu de Serralves.

A few things that are inspiring you?

Pictures, music, videos, moments, movies, persons, textures. Everything is a possible inspiration. 

Why do you live (work) where you live (work)?

I’m moving to London now and I’m in love! It’s a cool and exciting city! We want to do more and more. Everything happen so fast! At the moment I’m doing an internship with Marques’Almeida. It’s been an amazing experience.

Is there any website you are daily addicted to?

I see a lot of online magazines.

What do you think about the future?I

hope to absorb the most possible on my new experience, meeting people, travelling… Work hard. Enjoy the process. Enjoy myself.In the future, I want to get back to my brand and restart with new ideas and plans. Restructure. 

What is in your desktop at the moment?

I have my moodboard and my dress sketches for my wedding! It’s in the next year, 2015.Fabrics, papers, images everywhere!  

And about scar-id store?

It’s a very interesting conceptual space with a lot of designers. This kind of shops in the city are really good for us because they can represent us. It’s a perfect place for customers who looking for design and exclusivity.You are a sweet partners!