Portuguese designers Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida launched MARQUES'ALMEIDA in April 2011.
MARQUES ' ALMEIDA was created responding to a growing market for day to day high-end fashion, that is cool, raw, relevant and effortless. It was born from Marta and Paulo's understanding that there was a shift in the definition of high-end luxury, especially for a younger consumer.
Amongst winning multiple awards such as Emerging Designer at the British Fashion Council Awards in 2014 and the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers in 2015.
MARQUES‘ALMEIDA has shown on schedule in both London Fashion Week and more recently Paris Fashion Week.
Furthermore MARQUES ‘ALMEIDA has build a strong community of ‘ M'A girls' which are both at the heart of inspiration and motivation for design and purpose of the brand.
2014 : MARQUES ' ALMEIDA won the Emerging Womenswear Designer at the British Fashion Awards.
In 2014 MARQUES ' ALMEIDA was awarded NEWGEN sponsorship from the British Fashion Council/Topshop showing for 5 seasons as part of NEWGEN.
2015 : MARQUES ' ALMEIDA were awarded the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers. Also that year, the design duo launched their debut Resort collection and staged their first independent show On-Schedule at London Fashion Week for Spring Summer 2016.
2015 : MARQUES ' ALMEIDA were asked to design costumes for the New York City Ballet's Fourth Annual Fall Fashion Gala, conceived by Sarah Jessica Parker.
2016 : MARQUES ' ALMEIDA launched e-commerce selling RTW, accessories and special archive pieces on their online shop.
2018: MARQUES ' ALMEIDA collaborated with 7 For All Mankind creating an exclusive collection.
2018: MARQUES ' ALMEIDA debut their Pre Spring 19 Collection during Paris Fashion Week
In 2018 MARQUES ' ALMEDIA in association with Portugal Fashion debut in Paris with their Pre Spring 19 collection, since then they have showcased their Spring Summer 19 collection.
2019: MARQUES ‘ ALMEIDA showcases SS19 see-now-buy now collection for the second season during Paris Fashion Week.