Fabulous Designer: Rosa Gutiérrez

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.”

Nahuala-RoseHometown: 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.

Favorite quote:
“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

If you would like to attend Phoenix Fashion Week 2017, you can purchase tickets here: Use promo code FABAZ for a $20 gift card good towards any seat (not applicable towards standing room tickets).

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