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Read about designer Juan Pablo Martinez's #Sustainable Epiphany #ethicalfashion #ecofashion htt…

Read about designer Juan Pablo Martinez's #Sustainable Epiphany #ethicalfashion #ecofashion htt…

In the past decade, more and more designers are discovering that they can create a fashion collection with respect for the environment and workers, without sacrificing quality and design. The greatest encouragement for the movement is seeing designers who have tremendous mainstream opportunities, and choose to change their direction to sustainable fashion. So, what does a designer do after completing a demanding fashion design program in Bogotá, heading off to Milan, Italy to learn haute couture patternmaking and sewing techniques, and landing a prestigious internship at the atelier of Christian Lacroix? Juan Pablo Martinez, after an impressive education, returned to his homeland and began a fashion business in Bogotá. "When I worked with Christian Lacroix I learned from him that he didn’t deviate from his own history, he recognized it, explored it, and felt proud of his h...

Full article: http://www.ecofashionworld.com/Ethical-Hotwire/A-Sustaina...

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