Born and raised in Belo Horizonte, Brazil,
Claudia lived in a household where the
emphasis was on the Arts. Claudia's father
was a well-known and internationally
respected Classical guitarist who taught
Claudia to love and respect the Arts.
Claudia was a fashion model who grew to love
and appreciate the business of fashion. She
moved to NYC where she met and then married
Paulo who became her business partner and
they both formed Claudia Lobao Designs.
After settling in Texas, Claudia Lobao
Designs began to flourish and grow rapidly.
They quickly expanded from a single store
front to a thriving wholesale venture which
was based in the Dallas Fashion Market
That year Claudia met and became friends
with another San Antonio resident, actress
Eva Longoria who jetted Claudia to LA to
meet the costume designer and introduce her
jewelry designs to ABC’s megahit show,
Desperate Housewives. After that
jewelry was a staple on the show until it
conclusion five years later.
As Director of Design and Development,
Claudia focuses on development of new
products and Private label.