About the Founder
Armando Cabral is the founder and creative director of his eponymous footwear and accessories brand. Born in Guinea Bissau, raised in Portugal, educated in England and current resident of New York, Armando has inspired to create a brand that reflects his lifestyle as a citizen of the world.
As a model, Armando has exposure to luxury brands. His knowledge of fashion and love for design led him to notice an opportunity in the market for a collection that offered elegance and high-performance. He believes that sophisticated products should be accessible and functional for the modern man who is busy, dynamic and leads a demanding lifestyle.
Armed with inspiration, ideas and sheer tenacity, he immersed himself in design and production, intimately involved in every detail of the process. In creating the Armando Cabral brand, he offers value to his customer by way of craftsmanship and versatility; his range of curated products never sacrifices quality, comfort or style. Since its launch, the brand represents seasonal bespoke collections and several designer collaborations.
Armando continues to source his ideas, seasonal inspirations, and the finest materials from around the world, bringing his passion, insights and enthusiasm to every pair of shoes he creates.