It came back to the streets in 2014, to be reunited with the usual suspects: young urban people in love with sports and who love being outdoors and a healthy lifestyle. Pacific Sud jumped from the 90’s to today, with the input of partners João Freitas and Raquel Ribeiro Freitas. In 2016, it’s already “part of the group” and, with it, is evolving with original partnerships – from surf to graffiti.
Close to celebrate the golden anniversary, Malhas Carjor is also toasting to silver. A new line of products that incorporates gold and silver in items such as coats and blankets, recalls the journey of nearly five decades dedicated to knits and paves the way to reach new markets.
On July 1st, Friday, Modatex celebrates five years of existence with its eyes set on the next five. True to its heritage, the institution continues to expand the scope of action in the country, with students drawing their destiny within and across borders.
Presented by designers Catarina Branco and José Pedro Gomes, Portuguese brand Piursa is taking the streets since 2012. The custom fabrics, original prints, patterns all over and knits cross the mini-collections of the urban wear brand, which are released every three months.
Foreseeing a demand in the markets and customers it serves, the Portuguese company specializing in seamless clothing Sonicarla has focused on developing new products to stay ahead of the competition, in an amalgam of performance and fashion surfing the athleisure trend.
With a reunion of friends in Brazil came up a winning idea for this season: a tan without marks. Coração Bobo is a 100% Portuguese brand that presents, for now, four versions of a swimsuit that promises a uniform tan, thanks to a material that selectively filters UV rays.
The question: " Is fashion art?" has been motivating the most different and yet peremptory answers. From Portugal to the world, Nazareth Collection eludes the quarrel over the issue, but added arguments in favour of "yes". Márcia Nazareth spends her days gathering photos that she then prints in the clothing collections of the brand, which inherited the family name.
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.
Celebrating 25 years in 2016, MDS is determined to show its more adult side, swapping sportswear for casual-sophisticated. The icing on the cake can be a growth of 11% in the first half of 2016 over the same period of 2015, with the domestic market giving the best boost to help blow out the candles.