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Portuguese Brands You Should Know

Here is another Made in Portugal brand list, because one is not enough! Actually we are just starting, hopefully soon enough there will be tons of new brands to make a hand full of lists. So prepare yourself for some annoying bragging, but we can’t keep it to ourselves! Sharing is caring dear readers! So meet some of the coolest brands #MadeinPortugal

(Know a bit more about the brands by clicking the pictures!)


Olivia Jeans is a Portuguese brand focused, like the name says, on jeans, but not the plain type! All their pieces are marked with a ruffle detail giving that feminine and romantic touch. They are unique and made with love in our beautiful country, with traditional techniques which gives even more value to this staple piece with a girly twist! (Did we just make a rhyme?)


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Âme moi is a luxury handbag brand, which stands for women empowering, so sign us up! We all want a pretty bag that shows how badass we are! Inspired by the elegancy of horses the bags represent a soulful world where women are strong and confident! Made by artisans who put all attention to detail, creating elegant bags for powerful women! Yes girl #loveyourself



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In an era of disposable fashion Inês Silva found a way to create special and ethical pieces for a women who value quality and uniqueness. With a minimal signature Fair Retail opposes to fast-fashion and shows that handmade clothing can be stylish and everlasting.



Gonçalo Peixoto is known by his beautifully made fashion pieces, as a fashion design student his creations reflect true passion for the art of making clothes.
The founder of the self-entitled womenswear brand is a prodigy with only 20 years old! Which makes us question, what the hell are we doing with our lives!



Freedom of expression, courage and self-overcoming, are the keywords that define Manjerica, a handbag brand who inspires every women to be bold. Teresa Bettencourt, the head designer, transmits the brand DNA in her colorful and fun designs, reminding every woman to not be afraid of taking risks! Don’t be a bore and miss all the fun, join their adventure!



Misci is a mix of traditional and modern, it joins classic and everlasting designs with modern details. It’s a tale from old times brought to live in a new era. In millennial words it’s like old school meets new school, imagine an hybrid between Audrey Hepburn and Marion Cotillard, yes that is Misci! Pure sophistication for the modern women.


Weekly Digest – Issue #18

This week’s news are all about, drum rolls, Made in Portugal! Every friday we let you know what has been happening in the fashion world, giving you all the inside scoop of famous and emerging brands, but with all due respect, we have some pretty bad ass stuff going on this small country of ours! So here is a little eye opening for you, as we dedicate this week’s digestion with some Portuguese fashion news, reported OVERSEAS!




In our last post we introduced you to Undandy, a Portuguese footwear brand dedicated to all the gentleman’s out there, well Forbes apparently thinks they are pretty impressive too. Get to know a bit more about this brand and how they custom made shoes are reaching the male audience out there!




Sophia Kah is a Portuguese brand founded by, Ana Sousa, she has her name on Vogue.com so her work is legit. Her designs are fairy tale worthy, elegant and luxurious with beautiful lace detailing. Meet both Ana and Sophia in this interview for Drapers.





APICCAPS presents once again the Iconic Campaign this time focused on men footwear.  The sassy video starring Jules Raynal (which makes it a little hard to pay attention to the shoes) intends to give life to footwear production in Portugal. Go have a look, even if you’r not a big shoe fan, we assure you not to feel disappointed.



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.