President Dover Street Market, Comme des Garçons
The retail innovator has grown Comme des Garçons into global multi-brand fashion business with revenues of over $320 million.
The discerning VP of Russia’s biggest luxury goods group TsUM (Mercury) was responsible for introducing high-end brands to her native country.
Founder and Artistic Director, L'Éclaireur
The founder of the cult Parisian concept stores also opened his first US flagship in the heart of Los Angeles’s design district.
Honorary Vice-Chairman, Lane Crawford Joyce Group
The former chief executive of luxury distribution group ImagineX was pivotal in introducing brands like Marc Jacobs, Gucci and Prada to the Chinese market.
Founder, 10 Corso Como
The former fashion editor and art enthusiast launched noted boutique 10 Corso Como, which has now expanded to Seoul, Shanghai and Beijing.
Founder & Owner, Club 21
The Singaporean hotelier and businesswoman has been hailed ‘Queen of Bond Street’ and has a controlling stake in Mulberry.
Co-Founder & Senior Adviser for Creative Direction, United Arrows
The retail veteran co-founded one of Japan’s most buzzed-about fashion retailers, stocking brands like Comme des Garçons.
The straight-talking luxury fashion retailer is known for stocking young designers and being a very hands-on buyer and seller.
She established the upscale London retailer with her husband and was one of the first to stock Alexander McQueen and Hussein Chalayan.
Senior Vice President, Women’s Fashion and Store Presentation Director, Bergdorf Goodman
She has shaped the identity of the legendary luxury department store with over 1,000 window displays and a keen eye for trends.
1953 - 2015
The late legendary buyer was renowned for her alternative, elegant taste, honed in her famous Parisian boutique, which was later incorporated into department store Printemps.
Founder, Al Ostoura
The Kuwaiti multi-brand retailer has decades of experience in promoting and selling cutting-edge designs in the Gulf state.
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