The fashion executive and third-generation ‘garmento’ has expanded the contemporary fashion market and has interests in a number of hot emerging labels.
1929 - 2016
Credited as the first street style photographer, the simple-living octogenarian snapped well-dressed passers-by for The New York Times.
Founder, Calvin Klein
With his minimalist aesthetic and sensual imagery, he launched an iconic American lifestyle brand encompassing apparel, fragrance and jewellery.
The highly respected critic and fashion authority provoked the ire of several high profile designers with her honest reviews for the New York Times.
Former Chairman, Condé Nast
The career publisher was head of the American consumer magazine giant, which publishes industry titles W and Vogue, among others.
Founder and Director, A Shaded View on Fashion
Credited as the first fashion blogger, the noted journalist and fashion film curator runs a respected fashion film festival.
Former Designer, Donna Karan
Designing with a woman in mind, she became famous for her jersey draping and easy, mix-and-match separates.
Former Chief Executive, PVH Corp.
The former accountant led the world’s largest shirt company and owner of classic American brands such as Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger.
President, Fern Mallis LLC
The consultant propelled New York Fashion Week into a must-stop as former CFDA executive director and hosts a series of ‘Fashion Icons’ talks.
The straight-talking luxury fashion retailer is known for stocking young designers and being a very hands-on buyer and seller.
Muse & Businesswoman
Renowned for her colourful, eclectic taste, the interior designer and businesswoman is also one of the world's oldest models.
Founder, Jed Root, Inc
He worked his way up to found his own global agency which represented creatives like Olivier Zahm, Anya Ziourova and Scott Schuman before shuttering in 2017.
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