Carla
Fernández

Awardee & International Advisory Board Member

Country

Mexico

Carla Fernández promotes indigenous rights thourgh her fashion.

Themes
Indigenous rights
Disciplines
Fashion
Design
Awards

Profile

Carla Fernández is a fashion designer based in Mexico. Born and operating out of Mexico City, Fernández is celebrated for her innovative approach to preserving the rich textile heritage of Mexico's indigenous communities through contemporary fashion. Her practice revolves around ethical fashion, cultural sustainability, and collaborative practices that bridge past and present. Her designs have garnered international acclaim for their dynamic fusion of traditional Mexican crafts and modern aesthetics.Notable projects include her collaboration with the British Museum and exhibitions at prestigious venues such as the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Fernández's work effectively challenges the conventional boundaries of fashion and art, making significant contributions to both cultural preservation and innovation.