AFEF JNIFEN

Afef Jnifen is a Tunisian-Italian supermodel, actress and television presenter. She’s also a human rights activist and has been doing life-changing work throughout her career. Known for her signature curly hair, she was chosen to become L’Oréal Paris ambassador and in 2016 she was invited to be one of the jury members for Project Runway’s Middle East edition.

AFEF JNIFEN

SUPERMODEL, ACTRESS AND TELEVISION PRESENTER

Afef Jnifen is a Tunisian-Italian supermodel, actress and television presenter. She’s also a human rights activist and has been doing…

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ALASTAIR MCKIMM

Alastair McKimm is a stylist and creative director who has worked with such brands as Saint Laurent, Calvin Klein, Jil Sander, Alexander Wang and Versace. He’s also created campaigns and styling shows in which his ability to craft clean and precise looks gained him the respect of the industry. Alastair is global editor-in-chief of i-D Magazine.

ALASTAIR MCKIMM

STYLIST AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Alastair McKimm is a stylist and creative director who has worked with such brands as Saint Laurent, Calvin Klein, Jil…

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ALEKSANDRA WORONIECKA

Paris native Aleksandra Woroniecka started her career as a stylist for various publications, including Vogue Italy, L’Uomo Vogue and Vogue Paris. She was editor-in-chief of Rebel magazine for five years, and she also collaborated with various fashion brands over the course of her illustrious career. She’s the current fashion director of Vogue Paris.

ALEKSANDRA WORONIECKA

FASHION DIRECTOR OF VOGUE PARIS

Paris native Aleksandra Woroniecka started her career as a stylist for various publications, including Vogue Italy, L’Uomo Vogue and Vogue…

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ALEXANDER FURY

Alexander Fury is the menswear critic at the Financial Times and fashion features director at Another Magazine. He received the Editorial Intelligence Award for Fashion Commentator of the Year 2014-15, and was named one of InStyle magazine’s 20 most powerful people in fashion in 2015. His first book, “Dior Catwalk,” was published by Thames & Hudson in 2017.

ALEXANDER FURY

MENSWEAR CRITIC AT THE FINANCIAL TIMES AND FASHION FEATURES DIRECTOR AT ANOTHER MAGAZINE

Alexander Fury is the menswear critic at the Financial Times and fashion features director at Another Magazine. He received the…

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ALEXIA NIEDZIELSKI

Alexia Niedzielski is an entrepreneur operating in the fashion industry. She co-founded Tartan, which publishes fashion magazine System. System explores the people and dialogues at the heart of the global fashion industry. Alexia is also the co-founder – with Elizabeth von Guttman and Charlotte Casiraghi – of the consultancy agency Ever Consulting, which advises brands on sustainable communication.

ALEXIA NIEDZIELSKI

CO-FOUNDER OF SYSTEM MAGAZINE

Alexia Niedzielski is an entrepreneur operating in the fashion industry. She co-founded Tartan, which publishes fashion magazine System. System explores…

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CARMEN BUSQUETS

Pioneering luxury fashion entrepreneur, investor and humanitarian Carmen Busquets is an ardent supporter of artisan craftsmanship, cultural heritage and innovative technology that benefits both people and planet. Always thriving on disruptive ideas and driving progress, Carmen opened luxury boutique Cabus in her home country of Venezuela in 1990 and was an early champion of the fashion-tech space, becoming co-founder and founding investor of Net-a-Porter in 2000.

CARMEN BUSQUETS

PIONEER LUXURY FASHION ENTREPRENEUR

Pioneering luxury fashion entrepreneur, investor and humanitarian Carmen Busquets is an ardent supporter of artisan craftsmanship, cultural heritage and innovative…

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ELIZABETH VON DER GOLTZ

Elizabeth von der Goltz is Chief Commercial Officer at MATCHESFASHION. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the objectives and implementation of all commercial strategies. Elizabeth was born in New York and grew up between Tokyo, London and Hong Kong. Starting at Barneys New York as Assistant Buyer, Elizabeth has over 20 years of experience in buying and merchandising roles in the UK and the US. She is a seasoned commercial leader with strong luxury fashion brand relationships which are key to strengthening MATCHESFASHION’s brand partnerships. Elizabeth joined MATCHESFASHION from Yoox Net-a-Porter, where she held the role of Global Buying Director for the past three years and launched their Incredible Woman initiative and Net Sustain. Prior to that, she held numerous leadership roles at Bergdorf Goodman during her 14-year tenure. Elizabeth is also a founding board member of RAISEfashion, an advisory network she co-founded in July 2020 connecting black-owned brands and individuals to fashion industry professionals for pro bono strategic, creative, and tactical support. https://raisefashionnow.org

ELIZABETH VON DER GOLTZ

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER AT MATCHESFASHION.COM

Elizabeth von der Goltz is Chief Commercial Officer at MATCHESFASHION. In this role, she is responsible for overseeing the objectives…

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FABIO PIRAS

Fabio Piras helmed his eponymous label from 1994 to 2000. In 1998, he collaborated on creative supervision at Tod’s, Hogan and Fay, and in 2000 he became creative director of Brioni. In 2005, he joined Malo as creative director, and in 2007 he took over the creative direction of Giada. He was appointed course director of Central Saint Martins’ MA fashion course in 2014.

FABIO PIRAS

COURSE DIRECTOR AT CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS

Fabio Piras helmed his eponymous label from 1994 to 2000. In 1998, he collaborated on creative supervision at Tod’s, Hogan…

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GABRIELA HEARST

Gabriela Hearst is a New York-based men’s and womenswear designer who launched her sustainable eponymous label in 2015, and made headlines with the Nina Bag, which launched in 2016 and boasts an extensive waiting list. After launching her first label, a contemporary women’s line called Candela in 2004, Gabriela then turned her attention to sustainability for her second ready-to-wear line, which incorporates already existing materials and unused stock from factories.

GABRIELA HEARST

CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF CHLOE

Gabriela Hearst is a New York-based men’s and womenswear designer who launched her sustainable eponymous label in 2015, and made…

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HAMISH BOWLES

Hamish Bowles is a global authority on fashion and interior design. He started out as Vogue’s style editor in 1992 and was promoted in 1995 to European editor at large and in 2011 to international editor at large. His current role includes overseeing all interior design features, writing profile stories and covering fashion and contemporary culture. He also contributes to vogue.com through his rubric “The Hamishsphere.”

HAMISH BOWLES

EDITOR-AT-LARGE FOR US VOGUE

Hamish Bowles is a global authority on fashion and interior design. He started out as Vogue’s style editor in 1992…

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IBRAHIM KAMARA

British stylist Ibrahim Kamara has worked for some of the world’s top designer labels, including Dior, Burberry, Nike and Stella McCartney. He was born in Sierra Leone and then lived in Gambia prior to moving to London at age 11. He became fashion editor at large of i-D magazine in 2018 and was promoted to senior fashion editor at large the following year.

IBRAHIM KAMARA

STYLIST

British stylist Ibrahim Kamara has worked for some of the world’s top designer labels, including Dior, Burberry, Nike and Stella…

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JEFFERSON HACK

Jefferson Hack is the founder and editorial director of Dazed Media, the independent publishing company responsible for Dazed & Confused, Dazed Digital, AnOther Magazine and Another Man. He teamed up with Rankin Waddell in 1992 to launch Dazed & Confused, then a black and white, self-distributed fanzine, positioned as a “cultural alternative” to both mainstream publications and cult style magazines of the moment, i-D and The Face.

JEFFERSON HACK

FOUNDER AND EDITORIAL DIRECTOR OF DAZED MEDIA

Jefferson Hack is the founder and editorial director of Dazed Media, the independent publishing company responsible for Dazed & Confused,…

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JO ELLISON

Former British Vogue features director and Financial Times fashion editor Jo Ellison first joined the FT in 2014, where she now helms the luxury lifestyle supplement How to Spend It. Her opinionated columns and intelligent articles have earned her a large audience of industry decision-makers.

JO ELLISON

FINANCIAL TIMES ASSOCIATE EDITOR - HOW TO SPEND IT

Former British Vogue features director and Financial Times fashion editor Jo Ellison first joined the FT in 2014, where she…

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JOHANNA ORTIZ

Johanna Ortiz is a fashion ambassador for Colombia and has been invited to show her collections at the White House in Washington and the United Nations in New York. The Colombia native’s signature ruffles and off-the-shoulder silhouettes perfectly capture the spirit of Latin America and have resonated with industry insiders and consumers alike. She is currently expanding into new categories, having made a bridal wear debut with an exclusive collection for e-commerce site Moda Operandi.

JOHANNA ORTIZ

FASHION AMBASSADOR FOR COLOMBIA

Johanna Ortiz is a fashion ambassador for Colombia and has been invited to show her collections at the White House…

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LAW ROACH

Celebrity stylist Law Roach has received wide praise for Celine Dion’s triumphant fashion transformation and has worked with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry, including Anya Taylor-Joy, Tom Holland, Zendaya, Kerry Washington, Ariana Grande, and Jessie J.

LAW ROACH

CELEBRITY STYLIST

Celebrity stylist Law Roach has received wide praise for Celine Dion’s triumphant fashion transformation and has worked with some of…

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MOHIEB DAHABIEH

Mohieb Dahabieh attended Central Saint Martins before joining Vogue Arabia as special projects director. He is also head of communications at Ralph & Russo couture. He runs his own London-based strategic PR consultancy, specializing in celebrity profile management for luxury brands. He is renowned for his creative collaborations that bridge East and West with wit and style.

MOHIEB DAHABIEH

HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS AT RALPH & RUSSO

Mohieb Dahabieh attended Central Saint Martins before joining Vogue Arabia as special projects director. He is also head of communications…

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NINA GARCIA

As ELLE magazine’s editor-in-chief and previously Marie Claire’s creative director, Nina Garcia is the first Latin American woman to head up a major fashion title in the United States. Her take on style is known to millions in her capacity as a Project Runway judge and author of four books on fashion: “The Little Black Book of Style,” “The One Hundred,” “The Style Strategy” and “Nina Garcia’s Look Book.”

NINA GARCIA

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF ELLE MAGAZINE

As ELLE magazine’s editor-in-chief and previously Marie Claire’s creative director, Nina Garcia is the first Latin American woman to head…

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PATTI WILSON

New York-based stylist Patti Wilson has worked with some of the world’s best fashion photographers, including Steven Klein, Steven Meisel, Sarah Moon, Peter Lindbergh, Patrick Demarchelier, David LaChapelle and Terry Richardson. Her work has appeared in such prestigious magazines as Italian Vogue, i-D, Numéro and Harper’s Bazaar, and she continues to infuse her work with a fresh perspective on fashion.

PATTI WILSON

STYLIST

New York-based stylist Patti Wilson has worked with some of the world’s best fashion photographers, including Steven Klein, Steven Meisel,…

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ROGER MOUKARZEL

Globally recognized photographer Roger Moukarzel has been working in the world of image since age 15. In the early 1980s, he started as a war photographer for Sygma and Reuters, and had his work published in a variety of newspapers and magazines worldwide, namely the Washington Post and Newsweek. He also held the cover of Paris Match for its 40th anniversary issue. Roger Moukarzel’s production house, Minime, has become one of the most trusted and respected in the Middle East.

ROGER MOUKARZEL

RENOWNED PHOTOGRAPHER

Globally recognized photographer Roger Moukarzel has been working in the world of image since age 15. In the early 1980s,…

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SAIF MAHDHI

Saif Mahdhi was born in Paris and is of Tunisian descent. He is a renowned model and talent agent who’s served as the president for Next Model Management Europe. He’s worked with a long list of celebrities that include models as well as musicians, actors and other visible figures. He worked his way up through various agencies such as the Marilyn Agency and Viva Model Management before finally settling at Next. When it comes to fashion, he is completely self-taught, having educated himself through books, magazines and experience during the early days of his career.

SAIF MAHDHI

TALENT AGENT AND FOUNDER OF SAFE MANAGEMENT

Saif Mahdhi was born in Paris and is of Tunisian descent. He is a renowned model and talent agent who’s…

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SARA MAINO

Sara Maino is deputy editor of Vogue Italia and head of Vogue Talents, a project born in 2009 in support of emerging designers. A regular attendee at global talent spotting shows, Sara has served as a judge in several fashion competitions, including the LVMH prize, ITS (International Talent Support), the Designer’s Nest Award, the H&M Award and the Berlin Fashion Film Award, among others.

SARA MAINO

DEPUTY EDITOR OF VOGUE ITALIA AND HEAD OF VOGUE TALENTS

Sara Maino is deputy editor of Vogue Italia and head of Vogue Talents, a project born in 2009 in support…

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SARAH ANDELMAN

Sarah Andelman was the founder and creative director of Colette, a chic Parisian concept store located on the city’s Rue Saint Honoré. She recently launched consulting and curating company Just An Idea, connecting people from various disciplines. Famed for her discerning fashion edits and quirky mix of lifestyle products, she transformed her store into one of Paris’ premier fashion destinations.

SARAH ANDELMAN

FOUNDER OF JUST AN IDEA

Sarah Andelman was the founder and creative director of Colette, a chic Parisian concept store located on the city’s Rue…

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SOFIA GUELLATY

Born and raised in Tunisia, Sofia Guellaty brings her fashion knowledge and passion for Arab culture together on a daily basis. Her career in fashion spans more than 15 years: she began freelancing for major publications at 19 and consulting for prestigious brands. In early 2008, she founded one of the first publications geared toward the educated and fashion savvy Arab woman, Unfair. She then spent four years at the helm of Condé Nast’s first launch in the Middle East: Style.com/Arabia. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of MILLE World, a digital platform and creative agency focused on tailor-made content for Arab youth.

SOFIA GUELLATY

FOUNDER AND EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF MILLE WORLD

Born and raised in Tunisia, Sofia Guellaty brings her fashion knowledge and passion for Arab culture together on a daily…

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