Designer, Alberta Ferretti
The accomplished Italian dressmaker is known for her draping techniques and controls Aeffe, a publicly-listed apparel manufacturer and licensee.
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.
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 powerhouse casting duo regularly selects models for ad campaigns and runway shows for brands like Armani, Gucci and Burberry.
Founder & Chief Executive, Brunello Cucinelli
The Italian entrepreneur has become known as the 'king of cashmere' for his luxury knits and ethical, sustainable and humanist approach to business.
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, Chief Executive & President, The Blonde Salad
With a huge social following and numerous brand collaborations under her belt, Italy’s most prominent fashion blogger-turned-businesswoman also heads her own clothing line.
Fashion Consultant & Critic
The Italian-born businesswoman and fashion consultant is renowned in Brazil for developing the country’s fashion media.
Chief Executive, Tod's
The prominent Italian business magnate deftly grew his father’s shoemaking business into a global luxury leather goods group and is now leading the brand's turnaround.
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