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  • Design Magazine - February 2016

    The brand Marita Moreno was created in 2008 by Marita Setas Ferro. Being the brand’s creative designer she develops all its concepts using only Portuguese products, factories and handmade crafts to create her designs. The brand’s mission is to present high quality products, making good use of creativeness and a good eyes for selecting materials. The production is based in small quantities and all numbered which makes every piece unique. From shoes, bags, clothing and knitting the purpose is to deliver good quality design with an affirmative and proud “Made in Portugal” label.

     

    Marita Setas Ferro was born in 1967 in Beira, in Mozambique, with extensive and consolidates academic and professional experience, from fine arts to design, she has worked for several years as a consultant, teaching and mentoring fashion designers, crafts and creative people. At the same time she kept always the development of own author pieces and sculptures.

     

    The brand present its first shoes and bags Spring/Summer 16 collection last August of 2015 at the Premium Footwear – Pure London, one of the United Kingdom’s fashion trade exhibition. This year, from 8th to 9th of January, Marita Moreno was back in the UK for the Wear Select London, a fair organized by the magazine of international trends Wear Global Magazine.

     

    The brand’s creative designer underlines that the “biggest goal is to continue to show the brand internationally, put the product in some of the most iconic places in London and get more customers to realize the added value of the pieces and appreciate how culture and Portuguese heritage are translated into everyday.
  • Vogue UK - December 2015

    For the first time, Portuguese label, Marita Moreno will present its collect ion at Wear Select London, a new international trend, art and fashion trade show, on January 9th and 10th 2016. The collection has four different lines: Sculpture, Python, Colour and Tie- dye, but the meeting point of all these lines are combining Portuguese craftwork and contemporary design.Visit www.maritamoreno.com

  • Vogue UK - November 2015

    Portuguese label Marita Moreno is launching its first shoes and bags collection, for both men and women, for SS16, combining the use of raw material, such as linen, silk, wool and burel with Portuguese craftwork on a contemporary design. All products are produced in small quantities and come numbered. Very soon in UK stores. Visit www.maritamoreno.com and www.facebook.com/maritamorenodesign
  • Boutique Magazine - November 2015

    Portuguese Brand Marita Moreno creates unique and distinctive footwear in small quantities, with each piece featuring its own limited edition number.

    For AW16 its Fôz Coa collections is inspired by the pre-historical engravings at the rocks in the Côa River. The leather features a texture created in homage to the rocks and the dry lands left by the river flood as well as metal hardware inspired by pre-historic drawings. Key style include low and high heeled shoes, boots and bootlegs with sculptural forms.

    Alternatively, the Space 1999 collection features comfortable shoes inspired by its namesake television series and images of the moon. These are made with leather and burel, which is 100 per cent wool Portuguese cloth from the mountains. The range reflects the bright side of the moon with rough leather, bright and vibrant colors as well as gold spots.