Biography Christian Flores
Born in Buenos Aires city in 1989 Christian Flores Montes, he spent his childhood and adolescence in a neighborhood in the town of Gregorio de Laferrere in La Matanza, in the west of the skirts Greater Buenos Aires. From a very young age between 10 and 12 years old, he learns from the craft of sewing, cutting and sample making for being a business and family support. Thanks to the workshop and the staff of this one clashes with many different cultural varieties, experiences, ideologies, religions, etc … that arouse the desire to know beyond the neighborhood where he grew up.
Since 2004, after the school responsibilities he works in tracing, cutting, lotting, quality control, and finishing garments in the family workshop, for own production and for third parties, a place which was visited by a neighbour who studied design and went to solve garments to deliver from university After finishing high school in 2007, he decided to enroll in university first classes where he could understand the complexities of being a university student
From 2009 to 2011 He works supervising external garment workshops of an independent producer In 2013, he worked as a fabric broker salesman for a Tavex.sa distributor. working on flat and denim fabric In 2014 with a degree in fashion design he was named assistant by the career direction of clothing and textile design, forming a work team assembled by Designer Veronica Fourcade, main professor of clothing production techniques at Hernandez cathedra to support and advise on the use of the first prototype workshop of the Universidad de Buenos Aires From 2014 to the present he participates in different exhibitions and parades in AREATEC art gallery and statics of the MUSEO NACIONAL DEL TRAJE de BUENOS AIRES, biennial of design, and FID festival at the Centro Metropolitano de Dseño
He is summoned by Visual Artist Jorge Moragues to be assistant professor in design and production of clothing for his cathedra class and by Veronica Fourcade main professor of production techniques at Hernandez cathedra to be part of the teaching team.
In 2015, he works as a quality auditor in charge of Javier San Zacarias, Product Manager, at Garment Quality, historic finished product company of Barrracas neighborhood (some clients are, AWADA, AYnotDead, Prototype, JuanitaJo, etc.),
visiting workshops of preparation, finishing, printing and embroidery, improving the delivery and time and quality regarding the production of the moment and previous auditors. He is selected by fashion design career direction to participate in the 8th Emerging Festival at the Centro Cultural Recoleta organized by city government together with other colleagues with good acceptance from the public. Organization and choreography by Fernando Martumanian and Andrea Servera.
That same year he began working with fashion designer Pablo Ramírez as product manager in his workshop in the San Telmo neighborhood, where the most important tasks are the development of the transformation, the creation of original samples and the control of clothing workshops tailoring and assistance in fashion shows like Buenos Aires Fashion Week SS2015 and designers BA 2017
In 2016 he starts working with his project. Blackphemy Fashion Designer performing a costume for underground artists of the local hiphop culture, both dancers and singers. Participate in the MIX & FUR contest, design with natural skins, organized by FACIF and being awarded with second place and an study workshop at NAFA Studio, Toronto, Canada. An experience he shared with many designers from Korea, Turkey, Greece, England, Japan, China and Canada.
In 2017 he was selected to participate in the 2nd edition of Emerging Province Festival at the Estadio Unico de La Plata to carry out an artistic performance between music and design with Real Valessa, the singer and rapper of La Matanza.
He is currently evaluating invitations to participate in a Paris showroom, CUBE showroom with artists and designers such as DEMOBAZA, ARMY OF ME, among others and also to present a collection by OXFORD FASHION STUDIO