PORTUGUESE CREATORS AND BRANDS FILL NYFW SCHEDULE
New York Fashion Week (NYFW) starts today and brings with it several Portuguese names. Katty Xiomara and Miguel Vieira will step on the passerelle, with the support of Portugal Fashion, but Luís Buchinho, Carla Pontes and the brands Pé de Chumbo, Babash and Marita Moreno will also be present in one of the most important fashion weeks of the world.
Marita Moreno will present her collection tomorrow at the Flying Solo, multi-brand store on West Broadway. This space already sold the pieces of the brand and, according to Marita Setas Ferro, creative director of the brand, sales balance is positive.
On Monday and Tuesday it is the turn of respectively Katty Xiomara and Miguel Vieira to make their parade at Pier 59 Studios, with support from Portugal Fashion, in what will be the third consecutive participation of this organization in New York Fashion Week.
According to Diário de Notícias, Luís Buchinho, Carla Pontes and the brands Pé de Chumbo and Babash will also be present and will do static shows, this time with the support of the program Next Step, a commercial arm of Portugal Fashion.
For the president of ANJE (National Association of Young Entrepreneurs), Adelino Costa Matos, "New York Fashion Week is of double importance, as it not only marks the beginning of the season of spring / summer 2018 collections in the circuit of fashion weeks as well as reaffirming the presence of Portugal Fashion in the North American market. "
"This will be the third consecutive participation of Portugal Fashion in the event, which undoubtedly represents a victory for the project and an opportunity to take the label made in Portugal to one of the most media and fervent world capitals of fashion, a stage where the image campaign that we carry out represents a high potential of business in the vast American market, but also in the various global markets that come together at the fair, "adds the same person.