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Ghabriello Fernando

Costume Designer

Ghabriello Fernando is a fashion designer from Puerto Rico who is known for his architectonical designs and classic silhouettes. His aesthetic is a bond between past and future; sophistication with a modern twist. From an early age, Ghabriello showed a talent for sewing and design. As a dancer, he began what became his life work by designing dance costume for classical ballets such as The Nutcracker, Dracula, Romeo and Juliet, and many others. In 2011, he debuted as an emerging designer and his popularity spread abroad. Soon enough, many people started knocking on his door for exclusive designs, including celebrities and the First Lady of Puerto Rico, Wilma Pastrana. In 2013, he moved to New York, where he has worked with great designers such as Angel Sanchez, Gustavo Cadille, and Zac Posen. In 2015, he redesigned costumes for Pedro Ruiz’s Club Havana for Ballet Hispánico.