The creative designer behind Paixão Fortes is Jocy Paixão Fortes. Her family name means ‘strong passion’ in Portuguese and these are two values Jocy injects in her work, online and offline. She has a passion for creating clothes, colors & patterns and sharing this with her followers. Her easy sewing method has earned her a loyal following that she inspires weekly with her easy sewing tutorials and occasional travel videos.
Jocy loves to travel and has 6 languages in her pocket to communicate with the world. She’s Capeverdean and besides her mother tongue criol she speaks fluent english, spanish, portuguese, french & dutch. Jocy aims to combine her languages, creative talent and love for travel in future projects.