Paola Rodriguez and Josh Stewart, founders, with 20 years of experience in Wholesale and Business Development for likes of Alexander McQueen, Christopher Kane, Martin Margiela, Alaïa, Dries van Noten and Lanvin. 

 

We now use this market knowledge and strong buyer network to strategically place brands.

 

About

“My fondest memories of sharing lunch with Mr Alaïa, going to Alexander McQueen’s farewell show, dancing with Alber (Elbaz) at Lanvin’s 80 years party, talking Rubens with Dries (Van Noten) and shaking hands with Martin (Margiela) after his 20th anniversary show “ 

The Team

Paola Rodriguez

Fluent in 6 languages (English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Portuguese), Paola has a proven track record developing international sales for emerging and established fashion houses: whether it's booking appointments one week before a sales campaign or successfully implementing the commercial strategy in an unknown territory for a brand. 

Josh Stewart

8 years experience working within Social media and Business analytics for multinational and British corporations such as Mars, Coca-Cola and Vauxhall. Hands on ability to turn data in to strategic commercial insights, providing advice with a cross-expertise approach.

 

Services

Our services aim to be bespoke based on a designers requirements and individual situation.

Projects

  • Reaching out to international accounts/stockists that we have a long standing relationship with.

  • Researching and introducing brands to stores year-round. This sees strong results and an effective warm up prior to a sales campaign.

  • Elaborating a wholesale plan, establishing a sales forecast per campaign or season.

  • Proposing alternative and creative ways of collaboration between brands and leading figures within the industry.

Showroom

  • Our buying office in Le Marais, Paris enables us to handle appointments and show collections.

Branding

  • Assist brands in communication and content creation

  • Website creation 

  • Produce your lookbook from A-Z in little time, with photography, modelling and sharp styling.

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