Stefano Martinetto is chief executive of Tomorrow London, a business accelerator and development partner for emerging and established fashion talent. The company operates a breadth of services including brand consultancy, showroom and distribution, atelier, digital strategy and experiential retailing, to empower designers and enable them to realise their full potential.
As the fourth generation, Martinetto started his career in the family agency, A-L-E-X
, before starting his own venture by partnering with designers including Walter Von Bereindonk, Dirk Bikkembers and
, plus Puma Black Station, Evisu and
In 2011, Martinetto lead a merger between his Italian operations and Saturday Group — creating Tomorrow London. He and his partner Giancarlo Simiri took this over in November 2015 via an MBO, supported by Three Hills Capital Partners. A further investment from Renzo Rosso brought the total funding to $26 million. 2017 saw the acquisition of 470MM, now Tomorrow Consulting, and Todo Srl, an Italian-based footwear and accessories production company. 2018 also saw the acquisition of J6, a ready-to-wear atelier of highly-skilled artisans. Notably, in January 2018, Tomorrow announced its first IP investment into A-Cold-Wall by Samuel Ross , and Polythene Optics.
Stefano Martinetto is also an investor in Ubooker, the disruptive direct model booking platform, and You Concept, an events company.