1961 - 2021
The late designer was one of the most beloved people in fashion, he helmed and reinvigorated Lanvin for 14 years and launched AZ Factory as his last venture.
Creative Director, Akris
The architect of the quiet expansion of his family brand, now a global business.
Designer, Alberta Ferretti
The accomplished Italian dressmaker is known for her draping techniques and controls Aeffe, a publicly-listed apparel manufacturer and licensee.
Former Creative Director of Women's Collections, Tod's
After two high-profile exits from other fashion houses, she developed Tod's ready-to-wear line for three years before announcing she would focus on other projects.
Creative Director, Gucci
The surprise choice for Gucci creative director re-energised the historic house in a matter of months.
Creative Director & Chairman, Alexander Wang
The wunderkind has scaled his own brand, known for its off-duty model aesthetic, and had a three-year stint as creative director of Balenciaga.
The 2013 Andam prize winner, who trained at Givenchy and Marc Jacobs, offers a winning formula of quality menswear
Designer, Anamika Khanna
Known as the ‘designers’ designer,’ she blends traditional Indian textiles and techniques with Western silhouettes and tailoring.
Former Creative Director, Missoni
At the helm of the knitwear label founded by her parents, she continued her family legacy in colourful geometric patterns.
Managing Director, Anya Hindmarch
The accessories designer has won a loyal following for her humorous and classically British handbags.
Co-Founders, Want Les Essentiels
The Canadian twins have steadily grown their collection of utilitarian-chic accessories into a cult favourite.
Founders & Designers, Opening Ceremony
The retail gurus-turned-designers founded concept store Opening Ceremony and modernised Kenzo with bold prints and easy shapes.
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