According to her website,fatima-lopes.com, Fatima Lopes came to Lisbon in 1990 to pursue a career in fashion. By 1992, she launched her own line of clothing. Lopez designs shoes, leather goods, underwear, haute jewelry and textiles among several other things.
Lopes was the first Portuguese designer to be invited to Paris Fashion Week. She has also made designs for the Portuguese football team and the Conrad Hotel.
In 2013, Lopes produced her first fragrance, “Fatima Lopes be mine.”