To better show its competences in decoration and accessories’ application in apparel, including transfers in strass and vinyl, laser cutting and engraving, digital printing, sublimation and serigraphy, Com-Prensa is presenting collections made in partnership with Portuguese apparel manufacturing companies.
The story of the brand began to be written in Bali. Joana Dias fell in love with the aesthetic and local crafts and, with a résumé with stints in the accessories area of brands such as Eureka, Parfois and Inditex (Uterqüe), the designer finally decided to write her own chapter. Rust and May was born in late 2015 and offers a 2 in 1 to customers: clothing and home furnishings.
In 2015 it has suffered a rebranding, saying goodbye to “Urban Wear”, but, the nowadays Bus, didn’t stop watering its irreverent roots. With blue blood on its veins, Cruz & Areal’s jeanswear’s brand has on the national market its best ally and the online assault on its sight.
The story started being told with an ancient sewing machine and it has been written in the hem of trousers. But Carlos Medeiros’ passion for working with burel ended up joining the commercial and entrepreneurial side of Elsa Gonçalves and then a brand that rummages archives has born, but doesn’t fail giving news.
United Kingdom is one of the new expansion targets of Inimigo Clothing that, besides the t-shirts for which it is famous, is evolving to a total look offer. Shoes and jeans are already part of the Portuguese brand’s offer, which has the United States as its main market.
The stocks of sunglasses, lingerie, swimwear and T-shirts are limited and there is even the possibility to customize T-shirts with a line of emoji - which will also be available in a mobile application (app) of the Portuguese brand. A varied offer of Gracedition was presented in June, but it was already in Graça Rodrigues’ plans a few years ago.
She fell in love by customized t-shirts, but she ended up compromising with minimalistic dresses that enjoy swirling around. With the product change came also a name changing in national fashion books and, the then personaliTee is now Mahrla. The creative vein that crosses it comes from the same person, Sílvia Pereira.