Mertxe Hernàndez is a curios woman from Barcelona and has been, from the beginning of her career, one of the most admired designers among a demanding and avant-garde public.
She graduated from the Escuela Superior de Diseño y Moda Felicidad Duce in Barcelona.
In 1997, she decided to create her own label M T X for women and she started to participate in Espacio Gaudí Nuevos Diseñadores (Gaudi Space for New Designers) and in collective fashion shows.
As well as being praised by the Spanish fashion press, she has appeared in the fashion press of United States, France, Italy, Holland, Germany, Japan and Singapore.
Her designs are characterized by a personal touch that combines comfort with risk. She manipulates and experiments with fabrics, layers multiple fabrics and uses silk screen printing techniques. Her designs have an impeccable cut made with high quality fabrics combined with more alternative materials.
Fashion magazines, wardrobe from TV productions and advertising agencies ask for her designs to be used on their projects.
Mertxe Hernàndez opened her first store in 2001, C/ Rec 32, in the Born Area in Barcelona and in 2002 she was invited to participate in Pasarela Abierta de Murcia.
She was awarded the Dona Jove Empresaria Prize by l´Associació de Dones Emprenedores Odame in 2004.
She counts among her clients Cirque du Soleil, Turisme de Barcelona, Picasso Museum, The Shop of Gran Teatre del Liceo and Laie la Pedrera for whom she has designed merchandising lines of T shirts.
In 2006 Mertxe Hernàndez appeared in the book Salmones en Barcelona,...a contracorriente, Vol II along with 9 other artists from different disciplines.She has also collaborated with the University of Fine Arts in Barcelona, giving seminars and workshops.
M T X Mertxe Hernàndez Shop, Carrer del Rec 32, Barcelona 08003, Phone:(+34) 93 319 43 44, Spain
To learn more about Mertxe Hernàndez, please visit her site at Mertxe-Hernandez.com