LCF rip it up at Oxfam
Carla is founder of Taller Flora, a fashion label and mobile 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.
As part of her IYFE award Carla is recruiting a printed textile designer and a menswear designer to join the Taller Flora team as paid employees in Mexico for five months. Please pass on the attached flyer to anyone who you think might be interested. The deadline for applications is 16 June 2008.
Further information about the programme can be found at here or by contacting Beatrice Pembroke
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