Carla has worked in some of the fashion industry’s leading brands, most recently as a buying manager at COS. Directing and managing a team of buyers, designers and merchandisers to create forward thinking collections, she has played a key role in the success and growth of this rapidly expanding global brand.
The ability to balance commercial demands with design integrity has been an integral part of Carla’s career in fashion. She also has special expertise in the development of innovative materials, quality management and sustainable production.
Carla previously held buying positions in fast fashion international retailer Topshop and British heritage brand Jaeger, London. Before embarking on her ten year career in the fashion industry, Carla graduated with 1st class honours in BA Fashion Marketing and Communication at Nottingham.
Associate Senior Lecturer
BA (Hons) Fashion Buying and Brand Management