I always saw fashion as an Art, as a form of beauty and expression.
The colors, textures, shapes… the ideas
His connection to every human being:
a manifestation of who we are.

Julia Martínez


STUDIES


ENTREPRENEUR – WINNER OF A SCHOLARSHIP – PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
05/2017 – 12/2017 Factoría Cultural – Vivero de Ind. Culturales y Creativas, Murcia (Spain)

SEO STRATEGIES
29/11/2017 Integra Foundation – CECARM Project, Murcia (Spain)

SOCIAL SELLING
29/11/2017 Integra Foundation – CECARM Project, Murcia (Spain)

“HOW TO BUILD A SUSTAINABLE FASHION BUSINESS”
07/2016 – 08/2016 Creative Skillset & Ethical Fashion Forum (United Kingdom)

BACHELOR´S DEGREE IN FASHION DESIGN
09/2009 – 09/2015 Escuela Superior de Diseño de Murcia, Murcia (Spain)

STUDENT OF DRESSMAKING AND PATTERNS
2008 – 2009 Academia de Corte y Confección “Encarna López”, Murcia (Spain)

STUDENT OF FASHION DESIGN DEGREE
03/2006 – 03/2008 UBA Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires (Argentina)


ACHIEVEMENTS & EXPERIENCES


CEO & FASHION DESIGNER
08/2017 – Present // Julia Martínez – Upcycling Fashion

SECRETARY & MEMBER
11/2016 – 06/2019 Asociación de Moda Sostenible de Murcia (Spain)
Board member and secretary of Murcia Sustainable Fashion Association.
Secretariat, social networks, organization and participation in events.

GUEST & EXHIBITOR
11/05/2019 Fashion Revolution Day Murcia, Murcia (Spain)
Event that demands a sustainable and ethical fashion.

GUEST & EXHIBITOR
09/03/2019 Art Woman Festival, Murcia (Spain)
Event that celebrates Women’s Day supporting design and feminine art.

GUEST & EXHIBITOR
09/02/2019 “La Placica de Los Patos” Event, Murcia (Spain)
Participation as exhibitor in the Creative Market.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT & DESIGNER
07/2018 – 10/2018 Daniel Kroh – Reclothings, Berlín (Germany)
Personal Assistant of the designer Daniel Kroh.
Design process and materials research, elaboration of fabrics, prototypes, project presentation.

COSTUME ASSISTANT & DESIGNER
07/2018 – 10/2018 Oberhausen Theater, Oberhausen (Germany)
Costume Assistant of designer Daniel Kroh in the play “Der Sandmann” at the Oberhausen Theater.
Costume design, materials, prototypes, fitting with actors.

GUEST & EXHIBITOR
28/04/2018 Murcia Fashion Show in Museum of Fine Arts, Murcia (Spain)
Participation in the Sustainable Fashion Space.

GUEST & EXHIBITOR
28/04/2018 Fashion Revolution Day Murcia, Murcia (Spain)
Event that demands a sustainable and ethical fashion.

ORGANIZER & SPEAKER
27/04/2018 Factoría Cultural Murcia, Murcia (Spain)
Film Forum. Documentary “Blue River”. Debate on the fashion industry and its impacts.

FASHION PARADE
10/03/2018 Santa Eulalia Fashion Weekend, Murcia (Spain)
Parade of Julia Martínez – Upcycling Fashion

EXHIBITOR & FASHION PARADE
02-04/02/2018 MOMAD – Salón Internacional de Moda, Madrid (Spain)
Stand of the Sustainable Fashion Association of Spain. Fashion Parade.

RADIO INTERVIEW
17/01/2018 Radio Onda Regional, Murcia (Spain)
Kiki Deluxe presents Julia Martínez – Upcycling Fashion

FINALIST IN FASHION CONTEST
28/09/2017 CREA Murcia, Murcia (Spain)
Among the finalists in the Fashion Design category.
Exhibition and fashion parade.

GUEST & SPEAKER
25/05/2017 Event “Sustainable fashion, alternatives for a textile sector with rights”, Cartagena (Spain)
Speaker in the debate on the current state of the fashion industry and its alternatives.
With the participation of MEP Lola Sanchez Caldentey and Stars for Workers.

ORGANIZER, EXHIBITOR & WORKSHOPS
29/04/2017 Fashion Revolution Day Murcia, Murcia (Spain)
Organized with Colectivo Modalogía.
Workshops: “Customize your clothes” and “Upcycling for pets”.

TELEVISION INTERVIEW
28/04/2017 GTM Televisión de Murcia, Murcia (Spain)
Interview in occasion of the “Fashion Revolution Murcia”

GUEST & EXHIBITOR
26/04/2017 European Parliament, Brussels (Belgium)
Invited to the European Parliament by the MEP Lola Sanchez Caldentey.
Exhibitor at the Event “Conmemorating Rana Plaza”.

RADIO INTERVIEW
26/04/2017 Radio Carne Cruda, Brussels (Belgium)
From the European Parliament and live.
Debate about fast fashion and sustainable alternatives.

EXHIBITOR & FASHION PARADE
02-05/02/2017 MOMAD – Salón Internacional de Moda, Madrid (Spain)
Stand of the Sustainable Fashion Association of Spain. Fashion Parade.

EXHIBITOR & FASHION PARADE
03-05/11/2016 Barcelona Ethical Fashion Fest (BEEF), Barcelona (Spain)
Collection presentation on the Barcelona Ethical Fashion Fest parade.
Participation in workshops.

BUSINESS PRACTICE
06/2012 – 09/2012 Bibian Blue – Fashion Design, Barcelona (Spain)
Design, patterns making and confection.

COOLHUNTER – INVESTIGATION OF TRENDS & STYLES
2012 Shopper Magazine, Murcia (Spain)
Trends research. Creation of moodboards and outfits.

FASHION EDITORIALS
2010 Agencia Monroe Models, Murcia (Spain)
Collaboration with Monroe Models Agency and photographer Miguel Peñalver.
Own designs for fashion editorials.