This family business started back in 2012, on Facebook, 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. Three years after, they have launched another collection ‘Pearls & Seashells’ that continue to be a best seller these days, with designs like ‘Ariel’ or ‘Guadeloupe’ being one the most recognisable brand’s designs.
In 2018, the worldwide footwear authority FootwearNews named Alameda Turquesa one of the next big names in shoes.
Alameda Turquesa is renown for its iconic pom pom and tassels motifs and has now fashion yet traditional collections, focus on luxury details combining colors, 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 colors and textured materials. It is all made in Portugal, known to be one of the most important areas for shoe luxury craftsmanship in the world.
Recently the likes of Sofia Vergara, Olivia Palermo, Irina Shayk and Emma Roberts have been spotted in some of the label’s designs.
In 2018/19 Alameda Turquesa debuted their signature statement bags. The bags have been featured in major international publications like Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair, Glamour etc among with their shoes.