Dessino dresses Portuguese athletes to the Tokyo Olympics
Find out what uniforms Portuguese athletes will wear at the opening and closing ceremonies, which were introduced in Portugal fashion.
The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo have been postponed to this year and there is little time to start. Numerous Portuguese athletes have been confirmed in the event, including athletics, cycling, rowing, artistic gymnastics or sailing.
It was thinking carefully about the champions of the Portuguese national team that will represent us in the Olympic Games decade He accepted the challenge of designing and creating a uniform that is inspired by the history of Portugal and the connection to Japan. The pieces were presented on Saturday, April 24th, in Portugal Fashion.
These uniforms will be used for the opening and closing ceremonies of the event, on coronation podiums, and formal moments for a presentation or informal occasions. Building on the links between Portugal and Japan, the brand took into account the history that unites the two countries – particularly the influence of the Portuguese language on Japanese, the testimony of the Japanese art of navigation and the Medal of the Cross. Christ who represents the application of Christianity in that country.
Thanks to all this inspiration, a comfortable and elegant formal dress, in the Dessinho style, in shades of blue and navy, inspired by the colors of the first Portuguese flag. The pieces feature simple silhouettes but bold finishes and details, which are part of a sustainable vision of design and production process for all pieces 100% made in Portugal.
Among the 30 items of clothing, accessories and shoes designed by the Portuguese brand there are dresses, flaps, bags, scarves, shorts, bomber jackets, pants, sneakers, T-shirts and polo shirts. Pure and funky materials are used in all of them, like 100% organic cotton.
The nets used in the bomber jacket, for example, represent the cruises from the Age of Discovery and serve as a lucky charm for Portuguese athletes.Olympic athletes such as Carla Salome and Catarina Ribeiro (Athletics), Emmanuel Silva (rowing), Eveliz da Vega (triple jump), Francisco Bello (weight throw), Pedro and Diogo Costa (sailing), Roy Silva (handball), Tamila Holub (Swimming) and Tiago Apolónia (table tennis).
Decenio Mediterrano is a classic brand in the modern sense of the word. For more than 25 years, he has proven how classic style can be adapted to street style. The Portuguese brand is known for its iconic collections a woman e Men, Always with noble materials and fabrics. In Portugal, Decenio has an online store and is present in 31 stores, in El Corte Inglés, and in 50 multi-brand outlets.
Then click Gallery to learn more about some of the pieces Decenio designed for Portuguese athletes to use Olympic Games In Tokyo.