Trained both in womenswear, Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida subscribe to the Helmut Lang school of thought, where ‘fashion is about attitude, not hemlines’. While their aesthetic evokes raw effortlessness, the pair’s technical sensibilities are revealed in the construction of each piece. Cutting their teeth at Vivienne Westwood and Preen respectively, Marques and Almeida took the natural course of combining talents while on the MA at Central Saint Martins – hitting the mark between impulse and consideration. They create for a market that desires sartorial instincts with an authentic edge. Having shown their Spring Summer 2012 with Fashion East at London Fashion Week their list of stockists now includes Opening Ceremony NY and LA, Desperado in Tokyo and Joyce in Hong Kong.
They have been recently mentioned in Elle UK as the "new go to label for distressed denim" and their work has been featured in magazines like TANK, Vogue, Russh, Elle , i-D ...

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