Marita Moreno is a staple of Portugal fashion as a slow-fashion and sustainable fashion brand. Launching her vegan line in 2018, the Marita Moreno brand has used materials like cork which are regenerative on their own, and a recyclable material that can become all sorts of textiles. Producing locally in Portugal since their start, Marita Moreno has employed artisans to craft shoes and accessories from cork, raw materials, and more recently, an apple skin-based leather.The ATACAMA leather shoes are a display of high quality and ethically-made luxury from sustainable sources. These pairs of sneakers, inspired by the Atacama Desert in South America. The upcycled leathers from previous collections feature the crackled leather, called Atacama. The crackled leather is of the Portuguese region and is made special for the Marita Moreno brand.
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