Having earned a degree in Economics, Damiano Marini decided to follow his passion and pursue a career in fashion. He enrolled in a Footwear Design and Development program at the Centre for Research and International School of Footwear in San Mauro Pascoli, and then moved in Marche collaborating with luxury footwear companies – including Casadei.
After working for leading Italian and French luxury fashion houses, Marco Bottoli founded Lido Venezia to reinvent the concept of real luxury, which seemed to him it has been lost these days; combining contemporary and innovative design with unique materials and antique production techniques.
Copenhagen-based fashion blogger and stylist Trine Kjaer from Trine’s Wardrobe, who has collaborated with mega-brands — from H&M to Omega — on keeping her readers interested in her website and being eclective on the shows she attends during fashion week.
Young Budapest-based fashion label INQ debuted its first collection in 2013. Today, INQ is helmed by a team of two: head designer Orsolya Csík and CEO Eva Marillai, who is responsible for running the brand smoothly, overseeing sales, production, and marketing.
The Pommier is a global, London-based marketplace for handmade fashion accessories from 100+ independent designers and brands across the world. It focuses solely on handmade jewelry and bags that are mainly created by the hands of the designer themselves; all of the designers featured are independent brands usually working on their own.