Alex Vidal is a Spanish women's wear Fashion Designer who was trained in Design and Pattern at the Guerrero School in Barcelona, Spain. Likewise, Alex Vidal went to Paris to work with Blumarine and Leo Marciano, and then to Milan as part of Valentino's design team.
In 1980, Vidal created his own company in Valencia, Spain which was the result of his association with the Cadena Textiles Group with which Vidal also worked as a Designer.
Vidal opened the first Alex Vidal boutique in Calle Sorni in Valencia in 1982, followed by two (2) more in 1992 and 1998. In 1983, the designer presented the first collection bearing his own name, in the sophisticated, sexy, urban style which has characterised his collections ever since he started his career in fashion. Since then, Vidal focused on his own collections and at the same time attending various international trade fairs in Madrid, Portugal and France (Paris) to promote his designs.
Alex Vidal has used his creative talents in diverse areas with various collaborations: (1) he designed the Iberia and Aviaco uniforms presented in 1982 and kitted out the staff at the Feria de Valencia convention centre, (2) he has taken part in exhibitions like Films in fashion with designs inspired by the film Models, and was represented at the 3rd Valencia Bienal by his work Agua sin ti no soy/Water without you I"m not; (3) He also created the costumes for the play La Esposa Constante.
In The course of his career, Vidal has received several awards which includes the Intercoiffure Gold Star and the Nova 2005 Prize for Fashion and Accessories. He has been a driving force in Valencian fashion and works closely with the Fashion Circle and the Pret-a-Porter Association of the Region of Valencia, of which he is vice president and a founding member. He is a regular contributor to Valencia's El Carmen Catwalk.
In 2004, he opened his Integral Fashion Building in the centre of Valencia. The premises, which cover an area of 1,200 square metres are the head offices of his business group and in the same year, Vidal received an award for the Best Commercial Image from the City Council of Valencia.
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