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.
The forward-thinking editor launched the influential title as an answer to the ‘stupidity’ she saw in mainstream women’s magazines.
Chairman & Chief Executive, LVMH
The French business magnate controls more than 60 brands including Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Givenchy and Celine.
Former Co-Chief Executive, Richemont
As one of the most esteemed executives in the industry, he oversaw Richemont's fashion portfolio of Chloé, Alaïa and Dunhill.
President of Fashion, Chanel
The accomplished fashion executive emphasises creativity and measured growth at one of the industry’s most prestigious brands.
Editor-in-Chief, CR Fashion Book
The editor and stylist, famous for her provocative work as editor of French Vogue, founded CR Fashion Book and its men's title, CR Men's Book.
Designer, Christian Louboutin
The French designer’s signature red soles have catapulted his glamorous creations into the highest strata of luxury footwear.
Former President, Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode
He was at the epicentre of French fashion and haute couture for 16 years and helped launch Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche and Givenchy.
Founder, Baron & Baron
The industry’s pre-eminent art director has overhauled the visual identities of several prominent brands and fashion magazines, notably Harper’s Bazaar and French Vogue.
Founder, Floriane de Saint-Pierre et Associés
The headhunter launched her own firm at 26 and has been responsible for some of fashion’s most important creative and executive hires.
Founder, Nars Cosmetics
The renowned artist debuted on the Marc Jacobs runway and worked on fashion shoots before launching his own brand of cosmetics.
Chairman & Chief Executive, Kering
After taking the reins at his father’s luxury and lifestyle group, he consolidated the company’s core focus and expanded internationally, spearheading consecutive quarters of double-digit growth.
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