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Manjerica aims to create quality pieces with a timeless appeal and functionality, inspired by the unique point of view of the designer and founder Teresa Bettencourt, greatly influenced by her homeland, the Azores islands.

By navigating throughout her dearest memories from her homeland, Teresa explores the influence of Nature and her childhood life on the island, playing with vibrant colors, shapes and a laidback functional style.

teresa bettencourt creative designer of manjerica brand from the azores talks about her story memories heritage portugal lisbon design leather bags

"Everything I create has to have a meaning and a story behind it. So when you wear a Manjerica, you are taking all these stories and memories with you, and creating your own. That's the beauty of it!" Teresa Bettencourt