Designer: Thelma Espina, Photographer: Fausto Padilla
19 January 2016
Thelma Espina was born in Guatemala City on September 7, 1981. She is a Mother, Businesswoman, Entrepreneur and Artist.
Thelma Espina’s outlook is heavily influenced by her multicultural upbringing in a land of heavy aesthetic eclecticism tropical and post-Mayan understanding of cultural and visual plurality. In an ever-more drab and innocuous world of unoriginal haute couture, Thelma’s work incorporates locally-sourced ancestral materials and colour schemes into works of art that faithfully represent her roots while fearlessly moving forward with a velocity and ferocity heretofore unbeknownst in the area’s fashion scene.
Thelma Espina is showing as part of the International Fashion Showcase 2017, to find out more, click here.
British Council Project