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.
Creative Director, Rochas, Founder, No. 21
With his masculine-meets-feminine aesthetic, this designer is experiencing a resurgence after 20 years in the business.
Creative Director, Gucci
The surprise choice for Gucci creative director re-energised the historic house in a matter of months.
Artistic Director, Ermenegildo Zegna
Having helped triple Berluti's revenues during his five year tenure, the designer now oversees all brands and creative functions at the world’s largest menswear brand.
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, Maki Oh
Since its launch in 2010, her ready-to-wear label has become one of Nigeria’s biggest fashion success stories.
Designer, Anamika Khanna
Known as the ‘designers’ designer,’ she blends traditional Indian textiles and techniques with Western silhouettes and tailoring.
Creative Director, Missoni
Now at the helm of the knitwear label founded by her parents, she has continued her family legacy in colourful geometric patterns.
Creative Director, Saint Laurent
With his eponymous label on hold, the designer is now tasked with continuing the commercial momentum of Kering’s blockbuster brand.
Managing Director, Anya Hindmarch
The accessories designer has won a loyal following for her humorous and classically British handbags.
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