International designer Angelina was born in Brava, Cape Verde Islands, and now calls Boston, Massachusetts home. She graduated from Bay State College in 2008 with a degree in Fashion Design, while completing an internship with Newbury Tailoring. Over the course of her career, she has worked for a number of renowned designers including Joseph Abboud, PMK Design, Alexander's Bridal Boutique, and Brahmin.
On September 28, 2013, Angelina made her Boston Fashion Week debut, unveiling her Casa De Angelina 2013 Fall/Winter Collection at the Boston Winery. Since then, Angelina has shown two collections each year (Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer) at venues across New England. These collections are available for sale on her website – CasaDeAngelina.com. In addition, Angelina creates custom evening wear pieces for her clientele – which includes national and local celebrities.
In March 2016, Angelina was chosen to become one of the designers of NineteenthAmendment in partnership with Macy’s. In December 2016, Angelina entered into an agreement with a noted manufacturer in Los Angeles, CA to produce her ready-to-wear collections at scale. These are available through fine retailers and boutiques, as well as direct on the CasaDeAngelina.com website.
Angelina is very involved in charitable work in the community. She has created collections for several charities to drive fund raising, but her special focus has been on the “Our Children Our Future” organization. This charity sends school supplies and economic assistance to needy children in the Cape Verde Islands.
xDecember 2016 Ms. Angelina was nominated for Boston's best evening fashion designer at the Boston's fashion awards.