Carol Rose is a creative practitioner whose experience in the fashion industry spans over 20 years working with some of the UK’s leading brands. Carol has worked globally sourcing and developing fashion in the Far East, Europe, North Africa and India.
In her recent role as the technical advisor to the UK Governments’ Sustainable Clothing Action Plan she developed and delivered the ELC Awards, an initiative that challenged designers to design concepts which would prolong the life of clothing, thus slowing down the fashion cycle.
Carol’s training is in fashion design and she has brought to market her own womenswear collections which sold successfully in London, USA, Dubai and Moscow.
She has lectured and is an international speaker on the topic of incorporating ethical and sustainable principles in the Fashion Lifecycle.
Carol is a champion for the Ubuntu proverb “I AM because WE are” as the thought process to creating and developing communities and industries.