This week, the citizen
participation platform @yosoymexicano will be run by Sinaloan fashion
designer Jehsel Lau. Learn more about her career:
Jehsel Lau is originally
from Culiacan, Sinaloa and studied
International Trade. From a very
early age, she has been involved in social projects and has always been linked
to everything related to education and the transmission of values and
She won a scholarship to pursue a master’s in costume design and technology
at the University of Arizona. She was also a finalist in the ELLE Mexico Design’s Contest in 2013 and
the winner of the Downy Fashion Award.
She defines herself as an “Art Director
specializing in creating beauty and aesthetic harmony through design.” She has
her own eponymous brand: Jehsel Lau ® Outlier Fashion, and is a representative
of Slow-Fashion, which seeks customization and constant innovation in fashion. She has collaborated with companies such as
Balletto di Roma and the Amazonas Opera Festival in Brazil.
In 2014, she received the “Exemplary Sinaloan in
the World" award, which she regards as an honor as well as a
responsibility for representing Mexico in the world.