Clara is a sustainability strategist and designer with an expertise in the social and environmental impacts of the fashion and textile industry. She has ten years of experience in the space in the U.K and Europe and is now based in Sydney, Australia. Clara has consulted on sustainable design training and development to H & M (Sweden); VF. Corporation (US) and Gucci Group (Europe); exhibited her textile work in the UK and Europe; and speaks and convenes at conferences, seminars and most recently at TEDx Sydney.
Clara is currently completing a PhD in sustainable textiles/fashion funded by MISTRA Future Fashion project (Sweden). She is an Associate Lecturer at UTS Design School, Sydney and Associate Researcher with the Textiles Environment Design (TED) group at University of the Arts, London.
Clara recently trained as a Kundalini yoga teacher and has devised the Sutra Stitching workshop methodology, that explores the intersections of mindfulness and textile craft.