Established in 1942, Carlos Santos is based in the North of Portugal and has a long experience of innovating in products for men. Even today, Carlos Santos is one of the few Portuguese companies in the area to apply the Goodyear Welted system, a manual technique in which machines play a secondary role.
A 100% Portuguese brand which is named after its mentor, Carlos Santos, and which, year after year, has reasserted the quality of its products on an international level. Having taken its first step towards internationalisation 35 years ago, the company now operates in Germany, France, Holland, Japan, Belgium, Switzerland, Spain and the USA, and is preparing to enter the Middle East.
We Appeal to Emotions.
We produce pieces that combine art and design, tradition and timelessness. We appeal to emotions and moods, we speak directly to the imagination of those who seek us. This is the key to our success, the soul of Carlos Santos: to always put what really matters first… everyone who makes us their first choice.
Likewise, our care extends to post-sales services, flexibility and versatility for the client and communication with the outside world. All these factors add value to the brand, which is renowned for the excellence of its products and the values it stands for.
The Carlos Santos collection is divided into two main lines: Santos by Carlos Santos (rich in carefully crafted detailing, aimed at people who are passionate about the art involved in this type of production. The look for this line is timeless and, therefore, remains mostly unchanged over time) and Carlos Santos Handcrafted (is the jewel in the company’s crown; a smaller collection with sophisticated design and traditional production – handcrafted – using a technique associated with Haute Couture.).
The production is 100% Portuguese and the materials used are carefully chosen according to the experience of Carlos Santos.
In response to clients’ requests and their trust in us, the brand is now investing in new products for women which are more feminine than before. Even though one of the new models has a high heel, the choice of materials used for female segment makes them more casual pieces.