Arturo Obegero was born into a bohemian surfing family in Tapia de Casariego, a fishing village in Asturias, northern Spain. He spent his childhood in this "melancholy and poetic" town, surrounded by nature, which inspired him and awakened his dreams of escape. His mother encouraged his interest in the performing arts, which nurtured his sensibility.

Obegero rigorously acquired skills, including pattern cutting, before enrolling in the prestigious central masters program, Saint Martins, London, where he developed his creative narrative.Stimulated by the world of performing arts, the surrealist and neo-noir movements, and Spanish culture. Arturo Obegero creates a romantic, seductive and sophisticated wardrobe for men and women.

Arturo Obegero launched AO in March 2020 during the Covid-19 pandemic and presented his first collection on the official Paris Fashion week calendar in January 2021.

25 October 2023



The Sophie Hallette Incubator is our commitment to innovation while preserving the artisan traditions that have made our lace a symbol of elegance in the fashion world. We believe that this collaboration between the creativity of young talent and the expertise of Sophie Hallette will lead to exceptional achievements.
We look forward to seeing the extraordinary creations that will emerge from this unique partnership between our house and the designers of tomorrow. Join us on this journey to celebrate the art, beauty and authenticity of sophisticated lace.
Welcome to the Sophie Hallette Incubator, where creativity meets tradition to shape the future of fashion.