Alameda Turquesa: The Portuguese Brand That Stole Sofia Vergara’s Heart ♦ Ana Correia and Carolina Santos created Alameda Turquesa in 2012. Anna Dello Russo (well-known Italian fashion journalist) and Chiara Ferragni (the amazing Italian entrepreneur) have also used the brand. After these, many others. The brand has been growing an is a HUGE success. Last year, it was Sofia Vergara’s turn. Secrets From Portugal loves this brand and will show you why you should wear Alameda Turquesa’s pieces, keep reading.
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In addition to Sofia Vergara and Anna Dello Russo, Margherita Maccapani, Missoni heiress, recently showed the Turquoise Mall to the world. It happened at the end of May at the wedding of Charlotte Casiraghi, daughter of Carolina Monaco and Dimitri Rassam.
Alameda Turquesa brand was founded by a mother and daughter duo, Ana and Carolina. Ana is an entrepreneur, and Carolina is a young architect with a master degree from one of the top architecture schools in Europe. It all started back in 2013 with a pom pom bracelet that Ana made to her two daughters. After the huge success of her bracelets and necklaces, that went viral in the web, Alameda Turquesa established as a shoe designer, putting literally her bracelets on our feet in late 2014. ‘Matisse’ and ‘Santorini’ pom pom sandals became one of the most iconic sandals ever, with every fashion star from Anna Dello Russo to Chiara Ferragni wearing and sharing on Instagram their Alameda Turquesa’s pom pom sandals.
Each shoe is adorned with colourful, bracelet-like strands of tassels and pom pons. Alameda Turquesa is renown for its iconic pom pom and tassels motifs and has now fashion yet traditional collections, focus on luxury details combining colours, textures and materials. These signature trims are hand-applied in Portugal, were all Alameda Turquesa pieces are designed and handcrafted with the most exquisite details, combining bold colours and textured materials. It is all made in the north of Portugal, known to be one of the most important areas for shoe luxury craftsmanship in the world.