He started off as an artist, studied Graphic Design, quit everything to focus on music, than decided to start a menswear brand. Valentin has a passion for entrepreneurship and pushing people to make a living out of doing what they love. His career highlights include being listed on the HYPEBEAST 100 2014 and 2015 and I Love Ugly being awarded Silver as the best emerging menswear brand 2015 at the Highsnobiety awards, as well as collaborating with some of the biggest heritage brands in the world.
His career began picking t-shirts in a cold factory only 8 years ago, visualising the start of I Love Ugly. Since than he has progressed to build one of the strongest menswear brands in the world, selling his products in over 86 countries globally.