Her childhood and adolescence was spent in (Elda, Alicante). In 1979 she graduated in Psychology from the Universidad de Valencia. In 1980 she settled in Madrid, where she earned a Master’s Degree in General Business Management from the Escuela EOI. In Milan she then earned an international master’s degree in fashion from the Domus Academy, under the direction of Gianfranco Ferré. An observer of other markets and trends, Sara Navarro always had global and international concerns. She speaks four languages (English, French, Italian and Spanish) and her models have graced leading-edge show windows worldwide, from Los Angeles to Hong Kong.
Beyond her facet as a creator and designer, her vocation as a businesswoman has led her to actively work in women’s business associations, in which she has occupied and occupies important positions (President of AMMDE, Association of Women Managers and Entrepreneurs, since October 2009). She is a regular participant in business conferences and forums.
She currently resides in Madrid, where she heads her fashion footwear and complements company Sarah World.
Her designs have been recognised by important fashion designers who have entrusted her with the production of the footwear for their catwalk shows: John Galliano, Angel Schlesser and Roberto Verino (among others) have worked with her, and her designs have been showcased on the principal catwalks of the world, from Paris to New York.
Sara Navarro has won important prizes:
- - FEDEPE Prize (www.mujeresdirectivas.es) to Woman Entrepreneur of the Year (2002)
- - Medalla de Oro al Mérito en Las Bellas Artes (Gold Medal to Merit in Fine Arts) in November 2005
The greatest prize that an artist can be awarded in Spain, for her contribution to the world of culture.