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Doris' Costume is Star of Honda Commercial
Doris once again makes a big splash with her costume being the star of a Honda commercial. An interesting note: Doris made a second headpiece with double the feathers to stand the wind forces while driving the car with the headpiece sticking up.
October 2009 - Samba Collection to Provide 65 Costumes for 2010 Rose Parade
Doris de Hilster once again is called on again to show her artform on a grand stage: the Rose Parade.
The Rose parade is considered by many to be the premier parade in the United States with the 121st edition happening on January 1, 2010 in Pasadena, California.
Doris, carnavalesca (carnaval artist) for SambaLa Samba School is working with John Ramirez the float designer on 65 costumes for participants on a float for a very well-known corporate client whose theme is "carnaval".
Below, John Ramirez and producer Ron Miziker pose with Doris in her studio in Long Beach. There, she has had several meeting with John on the costumes to appear in the parade.
The estimated television audience for the Rose Parade and this float is around 40 million televiewers.
February 2009 - Samba Collection Costumes at Grammy Winners Party
Cash Money Records threw their first annual Pre-Grammy Party at LA’s Montage Beverly Hills on Saturday night, with guest of honor Lil Wayne (who went on to win for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance). Cash Money girls dressed in Samba Collection costumes greeted attendees Paris and Nicky Hilton, Lil Mama, Akon, Tila Tequila, Rachel Hunter, and Joel Madden.
September, 2008 - Doris Tapped to Design Mocidade Rio Queen's Costume for 2009 Appearance in Sambadrome
Doris is a Brazilian designer living in the land of Hollywood. She has designed costumes for dancers in almost every major country in the world. Her costumes have appeared in magazines, commercials, television, and at celebrity weddings such as that of Bridget Fonda. But she has yet to conquer dancers currently dancing in her own country Brazil. But that is about to change.
This designer from the area of Hollywood has been tapped by the queen of the Percussion (Rainha da Bateria) Thatiana Pagung of Mocidade Independente de Padre Miguel, one of the top samba schools in Rio de Janeiro to help design her 2009 Carnaval costume.
Doris and Thatiana met in Los Angeles via their mutal friend, Alex de Oliveira, the current King of Carnaval in Rio (Rei Momo). Thatiana will be parading with Doris' creation in the Sambadrome in 2009 during the main competition of the top samba schools in Brazil.