The garments and accessories are made using recycled wool garments and 100% textile offcuts which would usually end up in a landfill. The special ensemble took 54 hours to reconstruct and embroider.

Portuguese emerging, sustainability-focused, fashion designer Jessica António is the name behind J-ANT.; a fashion label striving to marry contemporary design, sustainability, craftsmanship, and luxury in today’s fashion industry.

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J.ANT. sells unique made-to-order fashion items and exclusive jackets made in her studio in the Algarve, Portugal. Jessica’s work focuses on exploring experimentally through material and silhouette. Over the years she has developed a passion for textile manipulations and subtle contrasting elements, such as textures and symbolic aspects in clothing.

The designer’s collections reveal all this and more with influences from nature’s organic structures, textures, and patterns. A matching limited edition smocked choker is available to buy online at from Sunday 22nd onwards!

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The J-ANT. collection is available from: NOT JUST A LABEL Casa Mae: R. do Jogo da Bola 41, 8600-712 Lagos, Portugal.

For further information please contact: or visit www.j-ant-com/shop.


Following undertaking her university degree in English with American Literature in the UK, Cristina da Costa Brookes moved back to Portugal to pursue a career in Journalism, where she has worked at The Portugal News for 3 years. Cristina’s passion lies with Arts & Culture as well as sharing all important community-related news.

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