BORN IN HONDURAS, CARLOS CAMPOS GREW UP IN A DESIGN HOUSEHOLD INSPIRED BY HIS FATHER, A MASTER TAILOR.  IT WAS HERE THAT CARLOS DECIDED TO FOLLOW IN HIS FATHER'S FOOTSTEPS TO BECOME A FASHION DESIGNER AND TO PURSUE HIS OWN VERSION OF THE AMERICAN DREAM.

After studying fashion design at the Fashion Institute of technology, campos embarked on a successful career as a design consultant for brands such as zara and pvh, and  for broadway productions such  as jersey boys, fiddler on the roof and the Graduate. IN 2007,  HE LAUNCHED HIS NAMESAKE BRAND CARLOS CAMPOS NEW YORK. THE BRAND’S MODERN TAKE ON “CLASSIC AMERICAN STYLE, WITH A LATIN TWIST” IMMEDIATELY EARNED HIM THE RESPECT AND ACCOLADES OF THE US AND LATIN AMERICAN FASHION COMMUNITIES INCLUDING THE FASHION GROUP INTERNATIONAL'S RISING STAR FOR MENSWEAR.

IN 2010, HE COLLABORATED WITH ARCHITECT SANTIAGO CALATRAVA, ON COSTUMES FOR “ESTANCIAS”, CALATRAVA’S AND CAMPOS’ FIRST PROJECT FOR THE NEW YORK CITY BALLET. IN 2012, CAMPOS Achieved TOP-TEN FINALIST status FOR THE ESTEEMED CFDA/VOGUE FASHION FUND. IN 2015, CAMPOS BECAME THE BRAND AMBASSADOR FOR MARCAPAIS, A PROGRAM CREATED TO BRING AWARENESS TO THE WORK OF HONDURANS AROUND THE WORLD.

OTHER COLLABORATIONS INCLUDE A SNEAKER RANGE WITH ITALIAN FOOTWEAR HOUSE, LOUIS LEEMAN FOR THE SPRING 2017 SEASON.  FOR JOSE CUERVO’S 222ND ANNIVERSARY, CAMPOS COLLABORATED WITH SPANISH ARTIST RICARDO CAVOLO ON A LIMITED RANGE AND SPECIAL EDITION SET OF BOTTLES.  WORKING ALONGSIDE THE HONDURAN GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE BUSINESS IN MARCH OF 2017, HE LAUNCHED HONDURAS’ FIRST DESIGN SCHOOL, THE CARLOS CAMPOS SCHOOL FOR FASHION & DESIGN, AT UNITEC, A MEMBER OF NABA UNIVERSITIES.