Valentim expresses creativity through fashion and art. He studied in the School of arts António Arroio and in Ar.co’s Jewellery department. He worked with Ana Salazar, the pioneer of Portuguese fashion, creating jewellery and accessories for her collections from 1990 to 2010.
In 2008 he wins the prize "Accessories collection of the Year" in the international competition ITS#7 in Trieste - Italy, and starts his own brand.
Since then Valentim has been presenting his own collections internationally in events like Bread and Butter Barcelona, 080 Barcelona Fashion, [moment] in Riga, Fashionclash Maastricht in The Netherlands, Cesis fashion art festival in Latvia, Bijorhca in Paris, MoBa13 "Fetishism in Fashion" in Arnhem, and Manupulating Surface - Portuguese Craftmanship in London, just to name a few.
With his FW11 collection "Alchemy", which was shown at Mude (Museum of Fashion and Design), he started to take part in the official ModaLisboa annual calendar.
He has been the pioneer designer to present an all accessories fashion show in ModaLisboa.
Valentim lives and works in Lisbon.