Designer, Alberta Ferretti
The accomplished Italian dressmaker is known for her draping techniques and controls Aeffe, a publicly-listed apparel manufacturer and licensee.
Chief Executive Officer, Grandi Stazioni Retail
Under his leadership, department store La Rinascente has become a leader in Italian luxury retail. Now, he oversees retail space for some of Italy's biggest train stations.
Former Creative Director of Women's Collections, Tod's
After two high-profile exits from other fashion houses, she developed Tod's ready-to-wear line for three years before announcing she would focus on other projects.
The former banker oversees his family’s global apparel chain, which is known for colourful basics and provocative ad campaigns.
Founder, No. 21
With his masculine-meets-feminine aesthetic, this designer is experiencing a resurgence after 20 years in the business.
Former 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.
Chief Executive, Luisa Via Roma
The cutting-edge retailer reinvented luxury merchandising and precise editing, drawing four million hits a month to the website.
Former Creative Director, Missoni
At the helm of the knitwear label founded by her parents, she continued her family legacy in colourful geometric patterns.
One of the industry’s most respected writers, the Sicilian has brought an informed and artful prose to fashion journalism.
The renowned fashion editor is a colourful street-style fixture and creative consultant to a number of magazines and brands.
The power couple behind one of Milan’s most successful multi-brand boutiques is taking their model to department stores and Asia.
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