Julio (1957). Portuguese fashion designer. In 1988 he was a finalist in the Young Designers competition of Portex, after attending design school at the Cooperative of Arvore (Porto) and fashion design courses at the Fashion Academy. The following year, he won the first Portex prize. He has shown at all the SEHM shows in Paris. Since 1990 he has been design director for the apparel manufacturer Ricon.