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JOSEP ABRIL

MARCH 2009 CIRRICULUM VITAE JOSEP ABRIL
BORN IN BARCELONA,1962.
STUDIED FINE ART
STUDIED FASHION DESIGN AT E.A.T.M.,BARCELONA
LIVES AND WORKS IN BARCELONA.

CREATAED HIS OWN EPONYMOUS LABEL IN 1996
JOSEP ABRIL IS A MENSWEAR COLLECTION
IT IS MARKETED VIA SHOWROOMS AND PRESENTED AS A FASHION SHOW IN MADRID
IN 2003 HE BEGAN WORKING AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ARMAND BASI ONE MENSWEAR COLLECTION, PRESENTED IN PARIS FROM 2007.

2006 BEGAN THE “BESPOKE” PROJECT OF MADE-TO-MEASURE TAILORING
2007 STARTED THE NEW LINE “UNIFORMED BY” - A RANGE OF LUXURY UNIFORMS.
GIVES CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS IN VARIOUS DESIGN SCHOOLS, INCLUDING I.E.D,ESDI & ELISAVA.
IS AN EXTERNAL CONSULTANT FOR DISSERTATIONS AT I.E.D.

1991 WON FIRST PRIZE IN THE GAUDI NEW DESIGNERS COMPETITION
2004 AWARDED THE GQ PRIZE FOR BEST NATIONAL MENSWEAR DESIGNER
2008 RECEIVED THE “BARCELONA ÉS MODA” AWARD FOR BEST PROFESSIONAL.