Adolfo Domínguez is a Galician fashion designer. The Galicians ( Galician: Galegos) are an Ethnic group or Nationality whose homeland is Galicia, which is a historical region
He was born May 14, 1950 in Ourense, Galicia in northern Spain. Events 1264 - Battle of Lewes: Henry III of England is captured in France making Simon de Montfort the Year 1950 ( MCML) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Ourense (Orense Galician: Ourense) is a city in northwestern Spain, the capital of the province of Ourense in Galicia. Galicia (occasionally Galiza) is an autonomous community in northwest Spain. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. He studied design and cinematography in Paris, with further studies in London, England. See also Filmmaking Cinematography (from Greek: kinesis κινησις (movement and grapho γραφω (to record is the discipline Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland
He took over his father's fashion boutique in Ourense in the early 1970s. This article is about the Decade 1970-1979 For the Year 1970 see 1970. He spent the following years developing his own designs, and finally made the big jump with a presentation of his work in Madrid in 1981. Madrid (pronounced in English in Spanish and colloquially in Spain) is the Capital and largest city of Spain. He also became the first Spanish designer to open his own brand-name store in Madrid, which soon mushroomed into a chain with outlets across Spain and abroad. Finally it went public (another first for a fashion designer), and became one of the Madrid stock market's hottest properties.
His style is urbane, functional, casual and eminently comfortable, making use of loose, natural fabrics. One of his key marketing strategies has been to avoid distribution through multi-brand shops and target the ultimate consumer directly, reducing delivery time and cost to the buyers.
He was among the first to inject a new, fresh approach in Spanish fashion, spearheading the rise of a generation of new designers.
He became famous among other things for his 1980s motto, "La arruga es bella" - "Wrinkles are beautiful". The 1980s was the decade spanning from January 1 1980 to December 31 1989.