Focused on quilts and carpets, Piscatêxtil’s imagination doesn’t end, however, in its two bestsellers, with the home textiles company investing in new technologies to develop and produce differentiated products and, with that, being increasingly present in the whole house.
Those who navigate in any of the online platforms of the Portuguese brand are immediately invited to a trip to Bali. The promotional video "Enjoy life" carries cybernauts to paradisiacal landscapes that are mirrored in DCK’s boardshorts. In the physical stores, which receive new articles every two weeks, the itinerary is similar and the hosts remain the swim shorts with limited edition.
For the second time at Première Vision Fabrics, where it debuted September last year, Joaps Malhas has strong expectations for expanding its customers’ list, where are already names such as Burberry and AllSaints, with a varied offer, from fashion to technical fabrics.
A melancholic ex-customer and a group displaced from its core business have decided to give a second chance to an apparel brand with 25 years. José Luís Pinto Basto, CEO of The Edge Group, surprised with the bankrupt of Labrador, went to the auction and bought the brand. A real phoenix, the first store has re-opened in 2013, immediately with positive results, and internationalization’s flight are already in agenda.
The desire for a return to La Guajira, in Colombia, motivated the birth of the Portuguese accessories’ brand, which is cataloguing its founder’s memories. Waya was born in 2015 and came in the luggage of Constança Félix da Costa, the entrepreneur with ethical concerns who travelled by South America two years ago and fell in love with the indigenous art of the Wayuu community.
From LEDs to the introduction of nanotechnology, Fiorima runs in the way of innovation. The gaiter sock – which protects athletes from having water and sand in the shoe while practicing sports – proved to be a success in the market, but the company maintains its focus on the constant development of new products.
Born 35 years ago in Oporto, Confecções Manuela & Pereira would move 10 years later to Baião and it stayed there. Although the interior localization, the bet on a quality service – assured by the special attention given to human resources – has allowed it to gain the preference of well-known international brands.
In dialogue with the work of Antoni Gaudí, Oscar Niemeyer, Frank Gehry and Álvaro Siza Vieira, the first collection of Pitaya, signed by Joana Vaz, a blogger based in the north of Portugal, has architecture as its starting point and the as destiny the wardrobe of urban women, who privilege minimalist pieces, or even made to measure.