\ Abril González

Abril González, MBA

Professor of Textile Design and Fashion
Areas of Specialty

History and Fundamentals of Fashion, Trend Studies, Collections Development, Materials Development, Production and Quality, Supply Chain in Fashion, Purchase of Textiles, Ethics in Fashion, Styling, and International Negotiation.

Education

MBA Fashion Business, International Fashion Academy.
Undergraduate degree in Clothing Design, Instituto Arte A.C.

Biography

Professor Abril González Rosales teaches the course Introduction to Fashion Design, placing great emphasis on the foundations of fashion, from which all industry areas stem, as well as Styling and Fashion Photography, with a focus on the analysis, interpretation, planning and execution of ideas and concepts that convey a visual context.

Because of her great interest in the research of sustainability and ethics in fashion, she recently “Ettelle”, her upcycled accessories brand. With it, she seeks to give all display textiles from countries all over the world a second chance at use, in an effort to raise consciousness about the residues generated by the fashion industry and the waste of natural and human resources incurred in its process.

Before joining the CRGS faculty, Abril González worked for 5 years in the Mexican children’s prêt-à-porter market, with brands sold at Liverpool and Fábricas de Francia, getting wide experience in color and art, development of garments in China and India, as well as in purchases of textiles and materials at international fairs such as Première Vision (Paris), Texworld (New York),Intertextile (Shanghai), Magic (Las Vegas), and Intermoda (Guadalajara).

In addition to studying an MBA in Fashion Business in Paris and Shanghai, she was an Olympic volunteer during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in Brazil, helping he national Olympic committees as well as the Canada Olympic House, where private ceremonies were held with the athletes. She also lived in Osaka, Japan, where she worked as a styling assistant at Rakuda Photo.