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–– Forbes

By taking the time to have an honest conversation with ourselves about what we love to wear every day, we learn to appreciate the benefit of having one item instead of ten.

–– Marina Raphael, Founder

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–– Isabella Behrens & Cloclo Echavarría
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Beaded Velvet Cropped Top
$595
Region brazil
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Artisan craft,  Emerging economies,  Women's empowerment, 
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Our PatBO Beaded Velvet Cropped Top in Black features a hand-sewn beaded flower detailing on a soft stretch-velvet fabric. This slightly oversized top has an elasticated waistband and sleeves with a back zipper closure. Handcrafted by female artisans in Brazil.

Patricia Bonaldi

The woman behind the brand. 

Behind the Scenes

A peek into PatBO's design process, which focuses on empowering female artisans in Patricia's hometown of Uberlandia, Brazil.