Customers value the treatment of proximity of a company whose fates are decided in the family, but Lima Azevedo & Gomes is taking its men's suits to foreign markets. The clothing manufacture unit is marking 2015 as the starting year for its international flights.
The brand, which is increasingly betting on the total look – to the clothes it’s been adding footwear and accessories such as handbags and belts – directs 85% of its production to the domestic market, but, nevertheless, it is also conquering destinations beyond Portuguese borders. With a new store opened in Baixa da Banheira, Germany in sight and online growing, SMF has a green light for the future.
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.
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.
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.
In addition to the tights with the colours and shapes dictated by fashion, Intecol wants to reach more market segments, always with value-added products. The first step on this path are compression products, a new business area that is leading to new investments and hiring more people.
The globalization phenomenon has put Cotex to the test, but the Portuguese lace company, founded in 1975, has adapted, added new capacities and conquered other market parts. Zara and Dolce & Gabbana are just two of the international names that already do not dismiss Cotex’s creativity in their collections.
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.
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.