As chief executive of luxury concept boutique The Webster, Laure Heriard Dubreuil has played an instrumental role in raising the store’s prominence as a coveted and internationally renowned fashion destination.
Located on Miami’s popular Collins Avenue, the store stocks a skilfully curated edit of avant-garde designers such as Tom Ford , Balmain, Dries van Noten and Maison Michél alongside accessories from Charlotte Olympia and Aurélie Bidermann. The store has played host to numerous fashion events during Miami’s Art Basel festival and Heriard Dubreuill has also overseen The Webster’s creative collaborations with jewellery designer Delfina Delettrez , Marcelo Burlon and American retail chain Target. In 2013, The Webster partnered with online platform Farfetch to launch e-commerce and in March 2019 branched into homeware.
In 2017, Hériard Dubreuil launched her brand LHD, channelling her love of travel into a line of dresses, which soon gathered fans of the flattering cuts and riotous prints. LHD is sold on Net-a-Porter, Farfetch and The Webster.
Having initially studied economics and Mandarin at the Paris Dauphine University, Heriard Dubreuil went on to pursue a merchandising degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Following her graduation, the Parisian native secured a position in the merchandising department at Balenciaga under then creative director Nicholas Ghesquière, before moving on to Yves Saint Laurent under the direction of Stefano Pilati . In 2009, Heriard Dureuil co-founded The Webster in collaboration with Milan Vukmirovic and Frederic Dechnik.