With an annual turnover of 5€ billion euros, and exports that represent 10% of the total national figure, it can be stated that the Portuguese textile and apparel industry is living a good moment.
Last month the 39th edition of Portugal Fashion was celebrated. The best of Portuguese design was showcased across Lisbon and Porto during four days full of creativity, mastery and novelty. Here are 6 examples we loved from this season’s shows.
The ones to watch at PortugalFashion. Our top 5!
Julio Torcato presented his Fall/Winter 2016 collection during PortugalFashion. This collection is a fusion between minimalist, classic aesthetics, high quality and strong identity, fine materials and detail, the best of traditional Portuguese tailoring and the contemporary.
Alexandre Marrafeiro, Andreia Oliveira and Tiago Carneiro unveiled their Spring/Summer 2016 collection for KLAR at BLOOM during PortugalFashion. Bringing the faces of a past youth, KLAR doesn’t mind the gap. Gothic and classical revival with refined sensibilities focused on a highly… »
Meam by Ricardo Preto presented its Spring/Summer 2015 collection during PortugalFashion. The sea, the fishermen, the villages of the Portuguese coastline are the starting port of this collection. The color palette is inspired by the marine… »
Estelita Mendonça presented his Spring/Summer 2015 collection during PortugalFashion. Climbing is materialised in this collection, where neutral shades and pastels with touches of colour awaken our senses taking us back to the formal balance.
VICRI presented its Fall/Winter 2015 collection during PortugalFashion. Inspired by the movie Quadrophenia and the MOD movement, where the striking aesthetic became a way of life, this season VICRI offers stylish outfits comprised of flawless coordinates. The very… »
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Hugo Costa presented his Fall/Winter 2015 collection during PortugalFashion. This collection found inspiration in the Tibetan nomads’ garments. Exposed to harsh climates, these people were forced to reinvent the use of clothing. The collection is built around… »
Julio Torcato unveiled his Fall/Winter 2015 collection during PortugalFashion. The collection deals with duality and duplicity, us and them, with the differences approaching like energy (positive/negative) and associating apparently opposing concepts: light/dark, tradition/modernity, classical/street.