Sustainable Fashion Story * Poems from Porto



O trapezista salta, voa

sem medo, o braço cede, dispara uma dor sem igual,

o coração

bate forte, medo.


O trapezista agarra-se a vida

com meio braço, a vida fica

suspensa na decisão de saltar...

8/25 FB/nsat81 

Poem found on the streets of Porto


Vitoria wears total look by Portuguese designer IVAN ALMEIDA. It is ethically made and slow fashion with fabrics from Portugal.  Shoes are from MARITA MORENO. The platform in natural wood is handmade. Francisca wears asymmetric jumpsuit by IVAN ALMEIDA and quilt jumper by BUKI AKOMOLAFE. It is reversible and variable thanks to the press studs on the 100% organic cotton. 


Jumpsuit by CORAÇAO ALECRIM, made in Portugal with love and with Cupro. The Eco Kimono Blue Tokio in dark wool is a limited edition of the sustainable brand AVASAN. Shoes are from MARITA MORENO.


The orange dress and the multi-layered drape dress by independent designer NS GAIA are from the Hybrid Collection. The concept of the collection revolves around nature and its evolution into a new world, where techniques are mix: media printing, hand embroidery details of upcycling material and deconstructed shapes out of natural fibres, like Rayon and cotton. 

Bonaparte dress by MISCI has the bottom made with handmade details from portuguese traditional techniques. Clutch in Pau Ferro wood has been handmade in a small family factory in Northern Portugal by MARITA MORENO. Women's shoes in cork and hand weaving are handmade by a certified artisan from Terceira Island, Azores. Also by MARITA MORENO.
The quilted Wrapskirt by BUKI AKOMOLAFE is reversible and variable through push studs. It is 100% organic cotton IVN BEST, 100% cotton wax print,  100% cotton GOTS certified (padding) and made in Berlin.

Blouse with manual crochet and pattern Buttes-Chaumon skirt, by Portuguese sustainable brand  MISCI. Misci uses production leftovers, giving life to fabrics that would become industrial waste and would end up in the garbage.

Blouse and Luxembourg pants by MISCI. Misci uses production leftovers, giving life to fabrics that would become industrial waste and would end up in the garbage.

All the labels featured in this Fashion Editorial have a commitment to sustainability and a common desire: ethics and aesthetics to co-exist within the modern fashion world. All images have been captured by analog cameras.


Creative Direction & Production LUXIDERS
Photography PEDRO AFONSO
Models FRANCISCA PEREZ @lagence /  VITORIA RAQUEL @centralmodels
Hair Stylist ANNA SANTOS
Special Thanks to PORTO FASHION WEEK