Each week we will be highlighting one of the fabulous emerging designers from Phoenix Fashion Week 2017. This week, meet fashion designer Rosa Gutiérrez, the Founder and Designer for Nahuala – a clothing brand for women who “aren’t afraid of anything.”
Hometown: Guadalajara, Jalisco, México
First fashion job: Nahuala, my own company
When did you know you had a passion for fashion: When I was a child.
Person who has impacted your life the most: My father. He was amazing father and he was really smart for business and at the same time very kind.
Your biggest fashion accomplishment in your eyes: The all project of Nahuala, because the clothes are beautiful and because is a social company and we want to make fashion, business, and also we want to make we have a social cause.
The biggest obstacle you have overcome: Fear as an entrepreneur
A designer who inspires you: Alexander Mcqueen, because he was and artist of fashion.
“Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.” – Chanel
“I don´t have any rules, because I would only be breaking them.” – Iris Apfel
“If you can´t be better than your competition, just dress better.” – Anna Wintour
Advice to someone pursuing a career in fashion as a designer: Never give up
Favorite piece you have ever designed:
For more information and to shop Nahuala clothing, visit nahuala.mx.
If you would like to attend Phoenix Fashion Week 2017, you can purchase tickets here: bit.ly/PHXFW2017FABAZ. Use promo code FABAZ for a $20 gift card good towards any seat (not applicable towards standing room tickets).