Number one on the list of designers you need to know is Lorena Saravia. Beginning her career as an intern for top Mexican designer, Macario Jimenez, Lorena developed a deep sensitivity for sheer, subtle fabrics and fine lines. Now with five collections under her belt and a regular on the Mexican fashion scene, she has become synonymous with elegance and style across the whole of Mexico. Her latest collection, inspired by architecture, plays with the concepts of clean lines, minimalism and sexiness.
Designer number two, is Carla Fernandez. winner of Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year at London Fashion Week in 2008. Carla Fernandez travels the length and breadth of Mexico in search of artisans who specialise in textiles and then works with them on a fair trade basis in order to produce her collections. A favourite of Vogue Mexico and a regular at fashion week, this designer is one to watch.
Since the early 1990's Armando Mafud has been mesmerising critics with his collections consisting of innovative interpretations of classic cultural traditions and customs. An explosion of colour is prevalent throughout his collections regardless of the seasons with pinks, greens and oranges featuring heavily. Occasionally colour will be replaced with highly sculptured garments in simple colours which have been know to steal the show...