Creative Director, Akris
The architect of the quiet expansion of his family brand, now a global business.
Founder, No. 21; Former Creative Director, Rochas
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.
Chief Executive, Arezzo & Co.
The Brazilian footwear designer oversees one of the country’s largest shoe empires, with its portfolio including a range of popular regional footwear brands and his own namesake label.
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.
One of India’s most respected young designers, Arora is the creative mind behind the internationally stocked sustainable label Péro.
With her internationally stocked namesake label, Chen is part of a new wave of young Chinese designers garnering attention in both Asia and the West.
Former Creative Director, Missoni
At the helm of the knitwear label founded by her parents, she continued her family legacy in colourful geometric patterns.
The founder of one of India’s most established fashion houses has achieved international acclaim and dressed some of the world's most influential figures, from Hillary Clinton to Kim Kardashian.
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