Roberto Verino was born in Verín (Ourense) in 1945. After acquiring important experience in Paris, he launched his own label in 1982 and presented his first fashion show in the Pasarela Cibeles in 1984. Ever since, he has occupied an outstanding place in Spanish fashion, combining his work as a designer with his Gargalo wine cellar. In 1999 he founded with Jesús del Pozo, Antonio Pernas, Ángel Schlesser and Modesto Lomba the Association Fashion Creators from Spain. In 2007, he celebrated the 25th anniversary of the creation of his brand name with a retrospective exhibition in the Museo del Traje in Madrid, which could also be seen in the Gabarrón Foundation of New York. Roberto Verino has created an international entrepreneurial group, with sales points in Spain, Portugal, Mexico and at his online store. In 1997, he received the AENOR Quality Certificate, and was the very first Spanish company to obtain it and, in 2010, he became a member of the Foro de Marcas Renombradas. He has received many honors and recognitions, such as the Medal of Merit of Fine Arts, the Aguja de Oro and the T de Telva Award.
In 2016 he became the first spanish fashion designer in joining the international movement See now, nuy now. Since then, his fashion shows presents the collection of the current season with garments that are already available to his consumers, offering the immediacy that our time requires.
In 2018 he implemented a estrategic plan in order to achieve a relevant international expansion and to approach the international market already started in Mexico.
In January 2020 he inaugurated the Madrid es Moda festival with Legado, a new presentation format for his Spring-Summer 2020 held at the Casa de la Panadería of the Plaza Mayor of Madrid. That same year, the last edition of the "Madrid es Moda" festival was inaugurated with the launch of his Autumn/Winter 2020 collection "Organic Rationalism" with a small format event, adapted to the changes imposed by COVID 19 and held at MediaLab Prado, which included a performance and a documentary made in collaboration with the "La Tecnocreativa".
In April 2021, Roberto Verino presents his Spring-Summer 2021 collection with different street actions as part of Madrid Fashion Week and the Madrid Fashion Capital project. A virtual fashion show of “Essentialism” collection was created on Serrano street with black and white photographs and a QR code to see each look in color and in motion just scanning it with a smarthphone. In addition, a photo shoot of these proposals in the city centre turned the Literary Quarter into a catwalk.
40 years inspired by the beauty of simple things
Stopping to contemplate is not stopping, it is letting time pass through us, it is listening to the voices of silence to know what they tell us, it is the curiosity of looking without expecting to see something concrete, letting your own thoughts surprise you, your own emotions… and thus be able to create from the serenity that the beauty of simple things gives us.
Sorolla, like so many other artists of the end of the century, understood it very well, capturing in his works that carefree movement that leisure time gives us, that invites us to reflect on the present, to give value to the small and everyday things that they make us who we are, that give us that natural elegance that is born from the freedom of the spirit.
Robert Verino, after 40 years inspired by serene beauty, launches the SS22 collection as a tribute to all eternal, immutable things, capable of transcending time because they know how to adapt to the times without losing their essence, because they are universal, because they are understood without the need to be explained.
This collection wants to invite us to recover conscious leisure, moments of peace, quiet walks and the inspiring “dolce far niente” that has captivated so many artistic talents throughout human history.