ABOUT senhor PRUDÊNCIO
Graduated in the Fashion Design International Program at Institute Français de la Mode (IFM) in Paris, the Portuguese shoe designer João Pedro Filipe founded his own shoe and fashion design studio in 2010, and since then has been working in collaboration with Portuguese brands like Exceed and Eureka, so as with several international brands like Thakoon Addition, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, among others.
Launched in 2012, senhor PRUDÊNCIO is a lifestyle brand with a high focus in shoes and accessories for men.We create footwear and leather goods with contemporary shapes, inspired by the traditional craftsmanship of the Portuguese shoemaker from the 50’s.
In September 2012, Filipe won the British Council’s Young Creative Fashion Entrepreneur Award 2012 and represented Portugal in London Fashion Week where the brand was officially launched.
Shape, proportion and construction are three elements that have always inspired the brand. Research is highly focused around classic styles and their artisanal production systems of footwear, and there is a deep commitment in creating innovative designs with graphic contrasts of materials.
PRUDÊNCIO aims to offer timeless products that resist to seasons, desirable for use nowadays.
By being based in Portugal, PRUDÊNCIO creates high quality products with high focus in traditional craftsmanship techniques and contemporary design.