Made in Portugal: 28 sustainable Portuguese fashion brands

Made in Portugal sustainable fashion and clothing

While I talk a lot about food, travel and tiles here, I’m also passionate about sustainable Portuguese fashion and ethical brands producing things here in Portugal. This small, highly educated country is one of the world’s top 10 shoemaking countries and is pushing innovation in textile technology and clothing. But of course, it takes more […]

Where to find the best vintage and second-hand shops in Lisbon (2024)

Where to shop Vintage clothing in Lisbon - Madame Surto Estrela

Second-hand or vintage shopping is always fun in Lisbon. There’s the thrill of not knowing what you’ll find, the highs and lows of finding something does (or doesn’t) fit, the feel-good fact that you’re stopping an item from going to landfill, and that you’re filling your wardrobe with ethical options over fast fashion.  There are […]

Lisbon Shopping: The Best Sustainable Stores & Boutiques

Lisbon tram

That awful feeling when you rip open a package, hold up the pants and realise they’re the wrong size? That doesn’t happen when you go shopping in real life. Step out on the streets of Lisbon and hunt out these ethical and sustainable shops and boutiques. You’ll not only feel good about the planet and […]

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