Dino Alves was born in Anadia, he graduated in painting and took a professional photography course and after gaining experience at Cinemateca Portuguesa, he ended up in the fashion industry, winning the title of "Enfant terrible of the Portuguese Fashion "
His first show took place at "Manobras de Maio" in 1994 and from May 1997 onwards he regularly presents his collections at ModaLisboa - Lisbon Fashion Week. Since then, in addition to its seasonal collections, it has developed costumes for various dance and theater shows, as well as wardrobes for advertising, fashion events and product launches. A stylist par excellence, Dino Alves also collaborates in image design projects, namely for Lux – Fragile parties, or for publications such as Dance Club. In 2006, he was responsible for the styling and production of the image of the participants of the “Festival da canção” and in the following two years created the image of Herman José for the programs "Chamar a música" and "Roda da sorte". In 2011, he developed the styling of the presenters / actors of the humour program "Estado de Graça", produced by Fictive Productions.
In 2009 he started a collaboration as a teacher in costume design, with the School of Dance.
In 2013, he collaborates with ESAD - Escola Superior de Design de Matosinhos, as coordinator of a master's degree project on the work of Joana Vasconcelos.