Co-Chief Executive, Rimowa
As well as helming the luggage brand Rimowa, Arnault is already influencing change at LVMH, especially in the digital sphere.
The 2013 Andam prize winner, who trained at Givenchy and Marc Jacobs, offers a winning formula of quality menswear
Founder, Bureau Betak
The celebrated producer has transformed mere runway shows into major multi-sensory events for brands like Dior, Hussein Chalayan and Rodarte.
Founders, System Magazine
The editors have used their social clout to secure top content and collaborators for their new bi-annual magazine, chronicling the fashion ‘system’.
Former Managing Director, Kering Luxury Division
The former head of Kering’s fashion division spearheaded a number of major initiatives for the group, including the Christopher Kane investment.
Founders, The Broken Arm
The founders of Parisian multi-brand boutique The Broken Arm have carved out a niche among creatives and international tourists.
Mayor of Paris
Paris’ first female mayor is also the first to take a real interest in the influence of the French capital as fashion’s most important hub.
Chairman, Loro Piana; Chief Executive, Berluti
One of two heirs presumptive to the largest luxury group, he is transforming an Italian footwear business into an upscale menswear brand.
Founder and Artistic Director, Leclaireur
The founder of the cult Parisian concept stores has opened his first US flagship in the heart of Los Angeles’s design district.
Former Commercial Director of Fashion Divisions, Galeries Lafayette
The Harvey Nichols veteran is commercially minded and pragmatic about the demands of her roles.
Chief Executive, Hermès
As a sixth-generation member of the family that founded the brand, he ran its crucial jewellery and leather goods divisions before becoming chief executive.
The forward-thinking editor launched the influential title as an answer to the ‘stupidity’ she saw in mainstream women’s magazines.
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