Fashion Designer Mexico / Mexico City
Carla Fernandez is the founder of Taller Flora, a fashion label and mobile design laboratory that travels throughout Mexico visiting indigenous communities, including those that specialise in handmade textiles. Taller Flora has developed a unique style, and is a leader through its business model of a fair trade network and environmental policies that encourage responsible practice in the fashion industry.
Fernandez was chosen as the winner of the British Council’s International Young Fashion Entrepreneur Award in 2008. She is a visiting lecturer at Harvard University, MIT and the CCA Kitakyushu.