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.
Creative Director, Gucci
The surprise choice for Gucci creative director re-energised the historic house in a matter of months.
Chief Executive, Luisa Via Roma
The cutting-edge retailer reinvented luxury merchandising and precise editing, drawing four million hits a month to the website.
Creative Director, Missoni
Now at the helm of the knitwear label founded by her parents, she has 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 power couple behind one of Milan’s most successful multi-brand boutiques is taking their model to department stores and Asia.
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.
President, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana
The leader of Italy's Camera Nazionale della Moda has used his position of authority to put Milan back on the map.
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.
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