Aston Martin has deepened its fashion sector links with two big names joining its board. Net-A-Porter founder Natalie Massenet and ex-Harrods and Saks 5th Avenue exec Marigay McKee are among its new directors.
The ethical fashion retailer has announced that the Net-a-Porter founder has joined its board of directors, while Nike vet Sophie Bambuck has been appointed as the company’s first chief marketing officer.
The panel, which includes the likes of Carine Roitfeld, Elie Saab, Naomi Campbell, Pierpaolo Piccioli, and Yoon Ahn, will assemble in Doha, Qatar to choose five winners from five womenswear categories.
Following the inaugural edition of the Fashion Trust Arabia Prize this year, the organization has revealed its program for 2020, announcing the addition of an advisory board and a new award for young talent.
Farfetch will complete by the end of this week its much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange with a valuation of up to $4.8 billion if investors pile in to buy its shares.
We caught up with Phair this weekend in London to discuss her plans for the BFC; her take on the future of fashion; how Brexit might impact London designers and British brands; and the BFC’s new plans with Google.