Lora : Clothe New World Foundation





Lora is an internationally acclaimed artist, designer, and yoga teacher. Lora holds a B.F.A in Fashion Design from Parsons The New School of Design and is working towards an M.F.A in Industrial Arts- Fashion from the National Academy Of The Arts. In New York City, Lora has held design positions at Calvin Klein Collection, Michael Kors Collection, Jason Wu, Giulietta NY, and Derek Lam International. In Italy, she has designed for Tod's S.P.A. Lora has worked on design projects for Zac Posen, 3.1. Phillip Lim, Narciso Rodriguez, New Balance, and Kay Unger. In 2006 she won the Uniqlo Design Competition award in Shanghai. Lora has authored and published a book of poems, The Roads Of Life, and has written numerous articles on art, design, fashion, and sustainability. Lora has served as the wardrobe designer for a few independent movie productions in Hollywood, one of which the award winning film Forgotten Voices. Lora has explored theater and dance, taking part in esoteric total-theater productions staged by the Overground Movement in New York. She currently examines creative strategies that promote the understanding of movement and dance principles in relation to design. Lora has lectured in art and fashion design at Fashion Institute of Technology NYC, National Academy Of The Arts, American College in Sofia, and South-West University in Bulgaria. Starting fall 2012, Lora will be teaching Ecology + Fashion course at Pratt University in Brooklyn, NY. Lora has travelled the globe, traversing all continents and many countries: South America, Europe, the Middle East, North America, India, China, Australia, and Mexico. In 2008 she co-founded an esoteric travel company, Sefira Globe Travel with which she travels, researches, and helps communities around the globe. She has held numerous fine art exhibitions in the USA, Europe, and Asia. Lora earned her Yoga-teaching certificate with Qi-Yo Yoga and Yogea in NYC, and has since been sharing her deep love for yoga by teaching students across the globe. She has authored a style of ecologically conscious art-based-yoga, Yogaiart. Lora is the founder and artistic director of Clothe New World Inc in New York, an international not-for-profit organization that designs, manufactures, sells, and recycles sustainable, organic products to raise ecological awareness. She is also the CEO of Yogaiarts Alliance, LLC and Ariadne Avatar, LLC in EU.

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