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TREND | Snakeskin Boots

Boots in bold hues like red and white were all the rage for fall, but lately we’ve been eyeing styles with texture, specifically those of an exotic nature such as snakeskin.The trend isn´t a surprise to anyone. With the movement towards animals prints, snakeskin is a natural evolution. But after seeing the amount of reptilian footwear on the runway, the street, and Instagram, I’m convinced that they’re just as neutral as black booties.

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Best Shoes spotted on Portugal Fashion | FW18/19

Today we will show you the best of Portuguese footwear presented at Portugal Fashion: Ambitious, Fly London, J Reinaldo and NoBrand are some of the most reputed Portuguese footwear brands.

The APICCAPS (Portuguese Association of Footwear, Components, Leather Goods and their Substitutes) is the main promoter of the proposals for the autumn-winter 2018, during the Portuguese fashion week.

The association placed on th epasserelle brands with a vast portfolio of shoes, whose fame has contributed greatly to the increase of the export of this sector to the international market.

Check the proposals we have chosen to show you and enjoy some of the best shoes we saw on Portugal Fashion.



A brand that excels at the use of vivid detail and stands out in the passion for shoe design for all men, seeking to create affordable and stylish luxury. Using the best leathers, Ambitious ensures that all shoes are unique.



Fly London
FLY London was born in the second half of the nineties, through the Kyaia Group. Aimed at the global fashion market, this is one of the most prestigious footwear brands on the European continent. Elegance and creativity in an enormous array of colors, in which unusual details and materials stand out.



J. Reinaldo
Each shoe is worked by the brand as a unique piece, seeking to convey the harmony, beauty, quality and comfort that allow the shoe and the client to be combined. Material choice and quality, parts design, and comfort tests are just a few of the steps carefully performed in the manufacturing process.



Born in 1988, Nobrand became famous for its timeless effort to redefine technologies from day one, helping to create a turning point in the traditional Portuguese style of footwear manufacturing, a concept that has become increasingly popular, more international.



This Portuguese brand is recognized by the design, quality of materials used and refinement in the finishes. The models range from the handbags to the travel bag. The semi-handmade manufacturing system makes the Rufel true works of art.


The Baron’s Cage

The Baron’s Cage
Designed for men who combine eccentricity with creativity, The Baron’s Cage challenges the limits of conventional design, transporting the classics to the extraordinary.
The models are produced in Portugal by teams of artisans with more than 70 years of experience, honoring the requirements of comfort and excellence of the brand.

Portugal Fashion | Oct 2017


Portuguese footwear is getting more and more sexy!! This past week Porto received once again Portugal Fashion, presenting the best fashion designers of our country.

With the support of APICCAPS, this fashion event highlighted what is best done in Portugal in the footwear sector.

Here is a sneak peek of the proposals for the next spring of the Portuguese shoe brands: Ambitious, Dkode, Fly London, J. Reinaldo, Nobrand and Rufel.


Portuguese Shoe Brands You Should Know

A nice pair of shoes can make a huge change on how you feel and if your walking on the most beautiful Prada’s you might be preparing to conquer the world, but let us tell you something, Portuguese shoes are as great and luxurious as any of the big fashion names out there. We could make you a list of some of the amazing brands who produce in Portugal but it would be as long as George R. R. Martin books, with sequels and everything. The footwear business is growing in our country with great brands emerging and showing of the quality of the Made in Portugal mark, but pictures tell more then words so let us show you some of the Portuguese shoe brands you most definitely should know (take a note, a post it, keep it on your desk as a memo)!




Launched in 2012, senhor PRUDÊNCIO is a lifestyle brand with a high focus in shoes and accessories for men. They create footwear and leather goods with contemporary shapes, inspired by the traditional craftsmanship of the Portuguese shoemaker from the 50’s.




Last Sole is a refreshing iteration on the traditional shoe models. Their footwear capsules are an hybrid that crosses the technical characteristics of the comfort & urban shoes, with a bold and distinctive look, for someone who don’t fits into stereotypes.




Undandy is committed to support and share Portuguese craftsmanship with the world. The shoes are proudly handcrafted with care by third generation artisans in Portugal and tailored to costumers  specific desires using the finest quality leather and suede. Giving the license to step back into the driving seat when it comes to every imaginable detail of design, initiating each man into the time-honoured art of shoemaking.




All produced objects are numbered and belong to a limited series of 100 pieces maximum. They are produced in a unique and ethical perspective way – using only Portuguese factories and handmade crafts to create its designs – with local natural materials, texture and color as fundamental elements in a simple, geometric design.




Officina Lisboa is a footwear brand, founded in 2012 and based in Lisbon, Portugal. The brand motto is, simple can be simpler. Favoring quality which is achieved by producing exclusively and proudly in Portugal.



Inspired by the rich architectural and geometric imaginative, Inês Caleiro, created a shoe brand that was almost like art flowing from the mathematics and design books. Guava Builds shoes with a purpose, creating a philosophy to live by.



A barber and a shoemaker – both of them already grandfathers – are the inspiration behind the Weekend Barber brand established in Porto, in 2012. Weekend Barber is an experimental atelier that conveys together know-how and design. The choice of materials and graphic elements are utterly important since each collection is a capsule and has its own imaginary. Entirely designed and produced in Portugal.




One day a woman had a dream, others joined her, and Josefinas were born. Josefinas is a Portuguese brand born from a dream. In a country in crisis, where there was little room for dreams, making handmade shoes had a new name: Josefinas. In Portugal, there is something that has never died: the savoir faire of craftsmen and the passion for an idea. ‘Never give up’ has always defined Josefinas’ path. The name Josefinas was born in honor of Filipa Júlio’s grandmother, the brand’s founder. Grandma Josefina always made Filipa’s life a special adventure, especially when she took her to ballet class. Hopping Josefinas story inspires the path of many other women, straight to the realization of their dreams.