Designer Pepa Salazar is one of the talents with greater projection of the Spanish fashion scene. Born in Valencia, she began her foray into the sector after her studies of fashion design at the Instituto Europeo di Design (IED)
Her professional career begins in the creative team of Loewe (LVMH). In 2013 she decided to launch her first collection, selected to feature Ego Fashion Show and awarded with Mercedes-Benz Fashion Talent Award that led her to present her line at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Mexico. Her second collection, SS14, was recognized for the second consecutive time with this prize, presenting the collection in MBFW Zurich this occassion.
She later wins Samsung EGO Innovation Project prize with her third collection SS2015 “Hyperdry”. This project results in eight pieces designed with hydrochromic and hydrophobic technological fabrics.
With her next collection, Opening Ceremony is interested in her way of understand fashion and incorporates the collection for sale on its worldwide channels and its SS17 season, inspired by the electronic music of Spanish Levante in the 90s, repeats the success achieved to date both national and international.
AW17 season, presented at MBFWMadrid Off, around the concept of the use, reuse and multiplicity of perspectives that a single piece can have, entails the consolidation of Pepa Salazar in her career. That same year is the last to receive the best names in Spanish fashion.
In September 2017 she presents her successful SS18 collection at the Antón Martin Market. Models walked between fruit stores and butcher shops while getting the ovation of the press and the audience.
In October of that same year, Forbes magazine recognizes the designer as one of the 30 most influential under 30s in Spain.
Recently she has been awarded with the Nou Moda Fad award, twice prize finalist of Vogue Who´s On Next and the IED Design Awards for the best creative direction