Ellie Cotlar

BFA Fashion Design

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Ellie has worked as a designer in New York’s fast fashion industry for a little over a decade. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2004 and received her BFA in Fashion Design. She is excited to use her experience in mass market fashion to explore how to best apply sustainable design practices to this industry. In her free time, Ellie enjoys taking classes in the circus arts; specifically lyra, silks, and partner acrobalance. She is currently pursuing an MA in Sustainable Design at MCAD and has recently moved to Los Angeles.

Thesis title:  Defining Sustainability in Fashion

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