Adolfo Domínguez

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Adolfo Domínguez
Adolfo Domínguez Fernández

(1950-05-14) 14 May 1950 (age 72)
Alma materUniversity of Santiago de Compostela
OccupationFashion designer
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Spouse(s)Elena González
Children3; including Tiziana
AwardsNational Design Prize, 2014

Adolfo Domínguez Fernández (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈðolfo ðoˈmiŋɡeθ], born on 14 May, 1950) is a Spanish fashion designer. In 2014, he won the National Designer Prize.[1] Dominguez studied Philosophy and Arts, specialising in Art at Santiago University.[2]

Fashion business[edit]

He took over his father's fashion boutique in Ourense in the early 1970s. 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.[citation needed] He also became the first Spanish designer to open his own brand-name store in Madrid, which grew into a chain with outlets across Spain and abroad. The company went public in 1997.[3]


His perfume line is owned by Puig.[4]


  1. ^ "Princess Letitzia presents designer Adolfo Domínguez with top honour at first-ever National Fashion Awards". thinkSPAIN. Retrieved 2018-10-06.
  2. ^ "Adolfo Domínguez, Spanish fashion designer and businessman". Retrieved 2020-03-13.
  3. ^ Smith, Paul Julian (2003). Contemporary Spanish culture: TV, fashion, art, and film. Hoboken, New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell. p. 51. ISBN 978-0-7456-3053-3.
  4. ^ "Puig, a Spanish fashion empire that started with a lipstick" (in Spanish). Modaes. Retrieved 2012-04-26.

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