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"Until their spring 2023 show, Paulo Almeida and Marta Marques had never looked to the 1980s for design cues. “Our biggest inspiration has always been the 1990s, where everything [was] kind of effortless and raw, a kind of realistic approach to fashion,” Marques explained via WhatsApp after the brand’s show in Portugal, where they’re now based. They always thought of the ’80s as a time of excess, and “power dressing, like this whole idea of femininity in a very glamorized way.”