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Portuguese Shoes

New Generation: meet Cláudia Faria

Apr 15, 2022 / Portugal
Cláudia Faria created the footwear brand Sarah Maier inspired by two of her biggest passions: shoes and her grandmother. Cláudia bets on a strong design, with an unusual triangular high heel and the application of Swarovski crystals

Portuguese DiVERGE launches first collection of NFTs

Apr 8, 2022 / Portugal
The brand of fully customizable sports shoes has just launched the first collection of NFTs. Whoever buys one, gets to receive a pair of sneakers designed by the artist Frederico Ramires

Olkin: the Portuguese home shoe

Apr 4, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand was born during the COVID-19 pandemic by the cousins José Simões and João Macedo to bring together comfort and design

NOKOMENTS: the footwear brand for the Generation Z

Mar 28, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese company Costa, Costa & Oliveira has just launched its new insignia, supported by a global eco-friendly vision. The company also owns the woman’s footwear brand Pinto di Blu

Portuguese footwear honours the national culture

Mar 18, 2022 / Portugal
The latest campaign promoted by APICCAPS pays homage to the works and main artists of the Portuguese scene, reinforcing the premise that the footwear industry is an ally of art

ToWorkFor expands business to the apparel sector

Mar 14, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese brand of safety footwear has launched a creative campaign that uses big international Hollywood names to promote its expansion into the apparel sector

Reve de Flo produces women’s shoes until size 46

Mar 7, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese-based footwear company, focused on the women’s segment, has surprised once more. It now produces large shoe sizes by consumer demand

New Generation: meet Sara Nunes

Feb 27, 2022 / Portugal
Sara Nunes is the new face of 3DCork. She has been working for the company since its foundation in 2006, but, this year, she took over the leadership of the family business dedicated to the production of cork components for the footwear industry. The company also produces items for the home

Tríbio: the newest Portuguese sustainable brand in the market

Feb 18, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese brand wants to take care of the Planet first. It stands out for being truly biodegradable and compostable and having every component certified

Bolflex promotes a circular economy

Feb 11, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese company of footwear components has announced to have recycled 1 200 tons of raw material in 2020, doubling the quantity as compared to the previous year

Verney Shoes: reconciling fashion, sustainability, animal protection and ethics

Jan 31, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear brand produces locally using materials from other industries, such as apple, hemp, recycled plastic bottles, recycled clothing, to promote a circular economy

New Generation: meet Teresa Bettencourt

Jan 21, 2022 / Portugal
Teresa Bettencourt launched the Portuguese handbags brand Manjerica in 2012, inspired by the memories of her homeland, the Azores. Manjerica stands out for the conscious design, the choice of raw materials and the connection with the local production

Portuguese footwear closes 2021 on positive note

Jan 17, 2022 / Portugal
In the first ten months of 2021, Portugal exported 58 million pairs of shoes, worth 1.41 million euros, which reflects an increase of 9% on a comparable basis to the previous year

140 million euros to transform the Portuguese footwear industry

Premium ContentJan 7, 2022 / Portugal
The Portuguese footwear industry will invest 140 million euros, through the Footwear and Fashion Cluster, to become “the international reference in the development of sustainable solutions”

New Generation: meet Bernardo and Otília

Dec 30, 2021 / Portugal
The creation of 8000kicks resembles a film plot: it all began when Bernardo thought about creating a shoe from cannabis leaves. The idea, however, only took shape when he shared it with his grandmother, Otília, who has more than 50 years of experience in the textile sector
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