October 17, 2012
Designers To Watch
Isabel Varela studied apparel design at Louisiana State University, attended programs in Miami, Paris and China, interned at BCBGMAXAZRIA in Los Angeles, worked as a wardrobe stylist for movies, made it to the semi-finalist round of tryouts for Project Runway season 8, started her own label in 2010, and last year, partnered with Ashlee Brooks to design Varela + Brooks, a venture for which the two were chosen as finalists for a spot on the NBC television show Fashion Star.
LSU-BR Alumnus - Isabel Varela
Fashion designer Isabel Varela, a 2009 graduate of the LSU School of Human Ecology, will give a presentation of her Spring/Summer 2013 designs in New Orleans during NOLA Fashion Week, which runs Oct. 13-19.