FASHION WITH A MISSION

Marina Spadafora gained a reputation worldwide in the 1990s for their collections that featured sophisticated knits. Since then she has collaborated with labels such as Ferragamo, Prada and Miu Miu. Marina’s work has always included a strong social and environmental focus, believing that ethics and aesthetics can coincide.

Her work has always included a strong social and environmental focus, believing that ethics and aesthetics can coincide. She has made a full commitment to sustainability. So her motto is ” Fashion with a mission”.

 

She has been also the Creative Director of “Auteurs du Monde”, a fashion collection entirely produced by artisans in South East Asia, Africa and South America.

All the producers belong to the World Fair Trade Organization. She promotes the emancipation of workers in growing economies through responsible fashion practices. Her designs are produced following the rules of Fair Trade and environmentally sound behaviours.

Academic Career

NABA – 2009>2013

Fashion Design Professor to 4th Year student and Thesis advisor

PARSON – 2016>2017

“ETHICAL FASHION” Online course for Parsons School of Design New York City

Fashion Institute of Technology – 2014>2015

Fashion Design professor to 4th Year Student and Thesis Advisor

IED – 2018 > 2019

Thesis Supervisor

Chavon School of Design – 2015>2017

Director of Fashion Program for entire School Professor of Fashion Design, Ethical Fashion, Career in Fashion and Textiles

Domus Academy – 2019

Master in Fashion Sustainability