Marques Almeida Fashion for Women
For uncompromising yet wearable contemporary style look to Marques'Almeida's postbox-red asymmetric down jacket. It's crafted from waterproof quilted nylon and features oversized lapels a cut-out shoulder and silver-tone metal safety-pin fastening. Slide it over simple separates for statement appeal.
Marques'Almeida's punkish take on femininity continues with a baroque twist for Resort 2018 as this red midi skirt shows. It's crafted with a ruffled asymmetric hemline that is shaped with exaggerated frills that start at the mid-thigh and fall over the legs into the slanted back hem. Tap the label's more-is-more aesthetic by styling it with a shapely top and split-toe boots.
Marques'Almeida never fails to deliver accessories loaded with personality like this black suede and leather shoulder bag: it's suspended from the brand's signature black resin curb-chain top handle while the tan-brown suede front flap opens up to reveal a compact black leather interior that features a single slip pocket. Carry it alongside statement shirting for the most dramatic take.
A chunky black resin curb-chain top handle is the defining detail of Marques'Almeida's navy lightly grained-leather bag first unveiled in alternating colours on the AW17 runway. The boxy shape features a detachable shoulder strap and black lacquered edges and is complete with a single slip pocket in the black leather interior. Drape it over sugar-sweet hues for maximum contrast.
This light-blue cotton-twill shirt from Marques' Almeida comes in a fresh light-blue hue and features a statement collar and raw asymmetric overlay. A silver-tone metal safety pin makes for an inventive front fastening and the longline cut creates a relaxed vibe that's ideal for layering over a pair of checked flared trousers.
Create a fluid silhouette with this blossom-pink sweater from Marques'Almeida. It's crafted from pure ribbed-knit wool with a soft finish and shaped with an asymmetric high neck and hemline. Try it over one of the label's flared midi skirts for an effortless day look.
When it comes to choosing the perfect down jacket this season, the more enveloping, sculptural and unconventional the better. This asymmetric one by Marques' Almeida ticks all three boxes - it's made from highly padded shell, and fastens loosely with an oversized safety pin at the front. Underpin the exaggerated, open collar with a fitted turtleneck.
Marques'Almeida's white leather shoulder bag is loaded with cult appeal. Taking inspiration from the bold hues spotted on the AW17 runway it's crafted with a two-tone aesthetic with plush blue suede across the front flap then finished with the brand's recent signature black resin chain top handle. Amp up the graphic appeal by styling it against sharp tailoring.
A striking highlight of the Resort 2018 collection this black leather Marques'Almeida jacket channels 1980s inspiration with the high-shine finish silver-tone metal hardware and classic biker-style features. Bold mint-green lamb shearling lines the hood and lapels and the energetic design will breathe life into simple denim-based looks.
These blossom-pink silk straight-leg trousers by Marques'Almeida are a statement piece with styling versatility. They're cut to a high-rise straight-leg silhouette with an adjustable ribbon-tie waistband and finished with neat topstitching. Add a pastel top and heels to lift the hems.
Marques'Almeida's avant-garde aesthetic is epitomised with this statement skirt. The woven fabric is decorated with divergent polka-dot jacquards - the small metallic-gold and black version compose the high-rise frame while the large black and white style forms the asymmetric fluted hem. Frayed raw edges add a signature finish. Wear it to cultured events with a contemporary tonal top and futuristic boots.
Paulo Almeida and Marta Marques are the talented designer duo behind London label Marques'Almeida. Their AW17 collection features contemporary and utilitarian pieces that have a feminine edge and this asymmetric quilted down jacket in charcoal-black is one of the highlights. It features a standout oversized collar and a silver-tone metal safety-pin fastening. Wear all winter for extra warmth over a slim-cut trouser and crisp white shirt.
Work Marques'Almeida's off-kilter aesthetic with this biscuit-beige cotton-blend T-shirt dress. The multicoloured floral-jacquard pattern could have been taken straight from a vintage wallpaper design while fraying raw edges - a designer signature - heighten the grungy feel. Balance the boxy thigh-skimming silhouette with chunky flats.
Marques'Almeida is synonymous with deconstructed denim and these indigo-blue jeans are an undeniably cool example. They sit on the natural waist with a raw edge and flare from the knee to equally frayed ankle-length hems. Team them with one of the label's offbeat shirts and low-top trainers for an ultra-modern look.
In the hands of Marques'Almeida traditional hound's-tooth takes on a striking new guise. This tonal-blue top is cut from the label's favourite frayed-edge denim woven with a supersized check and sliced with an open back that's pinned together by a press-stud strap at the nape of the neck. Style it with true-blue jeans to champion the label's double-denim styling.
Marques'Almeida is lauded for its cool contemporary approach to denim. This indigo jacket is cut for an oversized silhouette and finished with raw frayed edges. Wear with the brand's billowing hound's-tooth trousers to echo a look from the AW16 runway.
Marques'Almeida's forest-green wool-crepe top has a signature high-neck sleeveless silhouette that falls loosely over the body to a cool asymmetric hemline. It's detailed with silver-tone ring-zip pulls instead of last season's buckle fastenings. Layer it over a shirt and finish with coordinating trousers for a contemporary office look.
Marques'Almeida's cream Capri jeans are easily identified by their softly frayed edges - the label's favourite calling card. They're crafted to sit low on the hips and flare from beneath the knee into cropped kick-flare cuffs. Team them with one of the label's sculptural tops for an ultra-contemporary look.
These cream jeans are crafted with Marques'Almeida's signature grungy sensibility. They're cut with a low-slung waist and ultra-wide legs and finished with trademark distressed edges. Juxtapose the undone vibes with a feminine shoulder-baring top.
Encapsulating Marques'Almeida's undone aesthetic this true-blue denim top is finished with raw frayed edges at the pointed hem. It's shaped with an asymmetric neckline and fastens with an oversized knot on one shoulder. Watch it lend an instantly cool edge to a gingham skirt.