Gary Armstrong

GQ Style, UK

Gary Armstrong is a freelance stylist and consultant. Having started in the industry at a young age, starting by studying Fine Art before interning with designer Charles Anastase, from there he moved into styling, working at Lula Magazine; before moving into menswear, working at AnOther Man magazine. He has held his position as Senior Fashion Editor at British GQ Style for the past 7 years.

In addition, Armstrong has contributed to many other titles, including Hero, i-D, The Ingénue, ES Magazine, British GQ & Wonderland.

Armstrong has built a broad client base working with brands including Nike, Adidas, Facebook, Gucci & Hunter; consulting for designers such as Per Gotësson, Topman & Band of Outsiders

Andrea Batilla

andreabatilla.com, Italy

During his professional career Andrea Batilla has collaborated as a designer and textile researcher for some of the most important Made in Italy brands such as Romeo Gigli, Trussardi, Aspesi, Cerruti, Les Copains, Bottega Veneta. For five years he was director of the fashion school of the European Institute of Design in Milan, establishing a close relationship with Franca Sozzani, director of Vogue Italia. In that period he created the Piattaforma Sistema Formativo Moda, the first Italian association of fashion schools. From 2009 to 2015 he was co-director of the biannual PIZZA magazine and of the online platform pizzadigitale.it. In 2017 he wrote the screenplay and followed the production of MARCELO BURLON – UNINVITED directed by Mattia Colombo, available on Amazon Prime. In 2019 he wrote INSTANT MODA for the publisher Feltrinelli, a history of fashion from the French Revolution to today. He deals with strategic consultancy for luxury companies collaborating with brands such as Fausto Puglisi, Davines and Marco Rambaldi. He teaches research methodology at the Marangoni Institute in Milan. Recently the topic of sustainability in fashion has led him to build a large audience of followers on Instagram from whose profile he addresses the issues of the circular economy, pollution and globalisation.

Whitney Bauck

Fashionista.com, USA

Whitney Bauck is the Senior Sustainability Reporter at Fashionista, known for writing about the intersection of fashion, ethics, the environment and religion. Prior to working at Fashionista, Whitney contributed to the New York Times and the Washington Post in addition to working at Vogue.com and Billboard. Whitney was awarded an Environmental Reporting Fellowship at the Metcalf Institute in 2020.

Giampietro Baudo

Giampietro Baudo is the Editor in Chief of L’Officiel Italia and L’Officiel Hommes Italia. He joined the media company in 2019 and he is also one of the members of Global Editorial Board. He came to L’Officiel Italia from Esquire Italia where he has served as the Editor in Chief since 2017, launching and managing one of the world’s leading digital men’s fashion publications. Previously he was the Editor in Chief of MFFashion, the one and only European daily newspaper about fashion and luxury, where he continues to be contributor with the Blackstage weekly column. He was also the Managing Editor of L’Uomo Vogue, Vogue Sport and Vogue Tessuti, Eic of MFF-Magazine for Fashion and MFF-Magazine for Living, Curator of Eccellenza Italia, Creative Director of Ladies and contributor to System magazine, Elle and Vogue Italia.

Elisa Pervinca Bellini

Vogue, Italia

Originally from Biella, Elisa Pervinca Bellini, a graduate in Communication, attended the “Master delle Fibre Nobili” thanks to a scholarship. After an experience at Mood, she began working with the current affairs editorial staff of Vogue Italia and in 2009 she participated with Sara Sozzani Maino in the birth of the Vogue Talents project, of which she is Executive Editor. She curates the Talents section of Vogue.it and in 2019 she launched the podcast project of Vogue Italia, of which she is Sustainability Editor. She is a member of the CN Global Employee Council on Sustainability, a committee established in 2019 by Condé Nast to promote sustainability within the company, in the publishing sector and around the world.

Ales Caks

Goodlife, Slovenia

Short bio: Aleš Čakš was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. His official profession is a journalist. He studied journalism at Faculty for social science, University of Ljubljana, and continued with communication studies at University of Amsterdam in 1998. In last 11 years of his journalistic career he mainly covered fashion and lifestyle. He was an editor in chief of TRENDI fashion magazine at Finance newspaper in Ljubljana for 10 years. Last year he became an editor in chief of lifestyle magazine Goodlife (a supplement Delo daily newspaper). In 2019 he founded his own fashion label Alessio and became a fashion designer.

Tiziana Cardini

Vogue, Italy

After enjoying her position as editor and stylist at fashion magazines for many years, Tiziana Cardini was appointed by Vittorio Radice, Rinascente CEO, as fashion director in 2007. She is responsible for scouting new talents in fashion and design as well as keeping the brand-mix vibrant and up-to-date.  She also works closely with art and visual talents at creating high-profile events which aim at strengthening the company image, drawing on her background in architecture and knowledge of contemporary art and design.  She was fashion director at Amica and Italian Glamour. She still nurtures her lifetime passion for the world of fashion media by contributing to Italian Vogue and to their online magazine, vogue.it, by writing on new designers and reviewing the international fashion shows.

Declan Chan

Freelance stylist, Hong Kong

Establishing his studio in 2013, Declan works as a stylist, art director and creative consultant. Being based in Hong Kong, he connects clients with top fashion talent globally with an underlying mission to mix and match the best of East and West design elements. Declan is supportive of new talent, and has participated in fashion weeks to showcase their work on his editorial and social platforms. He currently contributes to Vogue Hong Kong and Men’s Uno Hong Kong.

Michele Ciavarella

Style/Corriere Della Sera, Italia

Is a journalist and fashion critic, Deputy Editor for Style Magazine Corriere della Sera where he currently writes about Fashion & Culture, online and offline. After his graduation in law he started to work as journalist in the politic newspaper «il manifesto» and in then he moved around a few magazines like Panorama and Amica. The first fashion myth he met was Yves Saint Laurent who explained to me that fashion and culture have the same need to be curious and critical. He lives in Milan but spends part of the year in Jerusalem. He loves classical music: Händel and Wagner are his favorite composers. His love affair with fashion started when he understood that it’s the only creativity that is close to the human body. My secret? Studying to understand anything I like.

Yuanye Deng

Walllpaper, China

Yuanye Deng, Editorial Director of Wallpaper* China, is also a curator and a joint Ph.D. candidate in architecture of Tongji University and MIT. She received her M.Phil. Degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Her writings focus on urban and rural transformation of its tangible form, and the corresponding social structural change. She has published in Time+Architecture, Art Studies, Princeton Journal of Asian Studies and etc. She has received a fund from Réseau des Écoles Supérieures d’Art du Sud de la France (ADOR).

She acted as curator of Eureka! Touring Library, Power Station of Art, OCAT Beijing etc.

Alice Fisher

Observer Design, United Kingdom

Alice Fisher is a journalist and editor. Currently she is editor of the quarterly Observer Design magazine – a new publication from The Guardian and Observer newspapers looking at architecture, art, design and fashion. Before she joined The Observer, Alice worked as an editor at Vogue, Pop magazine and The Face. She’s written for Elle, Wallpaper, Wired and The Gentlewoman.

Sisi Gu

Top Star, China

Sisi GU, the former senior vice general manager of ‘TheBund’, China top 1 weekly magazine. She is now the editor in chief and publisher of ‘New Star’, in charge of the overall management of the company and has built good relations with many brands in various fields. She has also has established cooperation with over 400 luxury brands for more than ten years (such as, LVMH Group, Swatch Group, Mercedes Benz and Porsche, etc.), as well as celebrities and directors (such as, Xun ZHOU, Ziyi ZHANG, Mi YANG, Xiaogang FENG and Yimou ZHANG etc.).

Caroline Issa

Tank, United Kingdom

Caroline Issa is CEO and fashion director of London-based quarterly title Tank and editor of online magazine Becauselondon.com.The Montreal native is an established fixture on the fashion week circuit, having published Tank magazine for 18 of its 22 years. In February 2015, she launched a line of ready-to-wear essentials with American retailer Nordstrom for two years, in July 2019, a seven-piece capsule collection for Label/Mix and in September 2019, a successful jewellery collaboration collection with her friend Monica Vinader.The former management consultant describes herself as “a businesswoman who loves fashion.” Originally a retail and consumer goods consultant with a business degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, she met Tank founder Masoud Golsorkhi by chance while working on the Boots account for her former employer. He offered her a partnership in the company and she left consulting for the world of magazine publishing.  In 2004, Issa founded Tank Form with him, a creative agency that has since devised advertising campaigns for a number of brands, including Mulberry, Silhouette, Levi’s, Debeers and Monica Vinader , and also creates digital content for several retail and fashion clients, such as Cartier, Hugo Boss and Lane Crawford . Issa has also worked on creating and releasing new publishing technology. In 2007, she launched Becauselondon.com — a digital magazine of which she is editor-in-chief — under the auspices of Tank. Six years later she launched a print edition featuring Fashion Scan, an experimental app developed by Golsorkhi, Issa and their team, that enabled users to unlock digital content within physical magazine pages using their smartphones and tablets. The technology was later brought to O: By Tank, a long-standing supplement created by Tank for The Observer, a Sunday newspaper published by the Guardian Media Group.Today Issa spends most of her time between Tank magazine, Becauselondon.com and Tank Form consulting. She spent three years as the external examiner for Central Saint Martin’s MA journalism and fashion promotion courses and can be found on numerous juries for fashion awards.

Daniel Kalt

Die Presse, Austria

Daniel Kalt is the editor-in-chief of “Die Presse Schaufenster” magazine, the lifestyle supplement of the Austrian daily newspaper “Die Presse”. Before joining the paper in 2010 as its editor covering fashion, the luxury industry and cultural topics, Daniel worked as a free-lance journalist, was involved in the launch of the German language edition of “Flair Mondadori” fashion magazine and wrote a bilingual and now defunct fashion blog. Before starting his career as a journalist, Daniel studied comparative literature in Vienna, Lisbon, Paris and Madrid, followed by a doctorate focussing on the image of postindustrial port cities in contemporary crime literature.

Raoul Keil

Schon, United Kingdom

Raoul Keil – founder, Creative Director and Editor-In-Chief of the now 11-year old fashion, culture and beauty title Schön!. The independent magazine launched, shortly after Keil had moved to London in an attempt to learn English. Following studies in fashion marketing, successful jobs in visual merchandising as well as interior design, the 45-year old German set camp in England’s capital with a thirst for the new. It was here that he started his first own business, a social network for young creatives, which then developed from a social network which then eventually became Schön! 
End of 2018 Keil set sails to open an office in Berlin, and consulted as Editor-in-Chief and Creative Director for Interview Germany for their Spring Summer 2019 issue. Keil now lives and works between London and Berlin.

Luca Lanzoni

Hearst, Italy

Internationally recognised for his approach that combines competence, culture (and couture), Luca Lanzoni is the Digital Fashion Director of Hearst Italy. Always (and only) dressed “in blue”, Luca has been involved in fashion for over 20 years: he arrived in the fabulous “Elle world” in 2007, after long years in Condé Nast. Thanks to an eclectic, eccentric and curious spirit, he immediately became fond of digital and was among the first Italian fashion journalists to work on the internet and to deal – in the pioneering era – with social networks, Instagram in the first place. All experiences that led him to hold the position of head and web manager of the Elle.it site until 2017, when he accepted the current position as Digital Fashion Director of Hearst Italia, a role he holds alongside the role as Creative Director of Hearst in Italy’s Content Studio: art department specialised in the creation of content at all levels: editorial, branded, white label in all the most contemporary forms of communication, with an eye to the world of fashion, beauty, design and luxury. Columnist of the newly born Harper’s Bazaar Italy website, Luca Lanzoni is the winner of the Tao Moda 2019, the important italian award for Digital Journalism.

Karchun Leung

Numéro China and Modern Weekly Style, China

“Fashion is our language”, said by the chief editor. Dated back in 2004, Karchun Leung joined Hong Kong City Magazine as Senior Editor, where his foray into fashion thus begun. With a decade of honing in his profession, Leung started to take the role of Editor in Chief of Numéro China in 2013, and been selected as a member of BoF 500 a year later.

Not merely owns the talent on creativity and international perspective for content creation, Leung also possesses the skills on magazine operation. He opened up outstanding new project for the magazine business and cross-over with multiple brands, for Numéro China, as well as for Modern Weekly Style since 2018. Karchun is absolutely a culture disseminator and taste maker”, been widely praised by the fashion industry, Leung has successfully collaborated with numerous brands by his avant-garde sense, incisive intellect and insightful vision. Besides, Leung spares no effort on rendering support to local designers as to promote them from China to international arena. Fashion is the language, and creativity is the phraseology.

Pam Boy

LOVE magazine, United Kingdom

Pierre A. M’PELE is the Senior Editor of THE PERFECT MAGAZINE where he manages print, digital, and social media content creation and strategy. The journalist and critic is also known as Pam Boy on social media, where he has developed a trusted and authoritative voice thanks to his informed and opinionated articles and ingenious Emoji reviews. He is a consultant too, working alongside fashion companies on questions including diversity and written communications.

Prior to this, he was promoted by Katie Grand from Contributing Editor to Senior Editor of LOVE magazine where he worked on the #LOVEDiaries volumes.

 In 2019, he launched a publication composed of real screenshots, bringing digital conversations with fashion heavyweights such as Marc Jacobs and James Scully into a tangible object, and in 2020, he released THE FASHION PODCAST as an independent side project. 

He also served as DANSK magazine’s London Correspondent from 2017 to 2018 and assisted fashion filmmaker Loïc Prigent on the creation of the ‘52 Minutes of Fashion’ series.

 M’PELE has written for several titles including WWD, 10, 10 Men, i-D, Pin-Up, ODDA, V, King Kong, and Sorbet. He has also both chaired and appeared on Nick Knight’s SHOWstudio panels.

 Following a foundation diploma in art and design at Central Saint Martins, he enrolled and graduated with a degree in fashion journalism from the prestigious school in 2017. During his studies, he also contributed to ODDA magazine as Features Editor, from 2014 to 2016. His first work experience in the fashion media business was assistant to editor-in-chief and fashion director of Varon magazine.

 M’PELE is 27 years old. He was born in Paris and spent half of his life travelling around North and West Africa.

Antonio Mancinelli

Marie Claire, Italy


Currently Senior Editor of Italian edition of Marie Claire, was the first male fashion journalist in his country. Very young, he began to write for the newspaper il Corriere della Sera in 1985, trying to connect every link of fashion world with economy, mass psychology, popular culture, art and cinema changes. During his career, he contributed to many different magazines and publications, in Italy and abroad. From Diario – to Vogue Italia, from Il Sole 24 Ore to Milano Finanza fashion, and Gioia, Grazia, Vanity Fair, Elle, Style, Io Donna. He lectures at many universities, (Politecnico and Statale and Iulm in Milan, IUAV in Venice, Sapienza in Rome, Alma Mater Studiorum in Bologna) and he has been a visiting professor in different schools, like Polimoda in Florence, Naba, Domus Academy and Marangoni in Milano and now he’s the director of the course “Editorial projects” at the Accademia di Costume e Moda in Rome. He taught at the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies in Yeravan (Armenia), and London Fashion School. He has published many books (Moda!, 2006), a monography about Antonio Marras (2006), Finalmente libere (2010). His book Fashion Box (2011) has been translated in 11 languages. He wrote essays for fashion exhibitions: including, a text for Subhuman Inhuman Superhuman, the firse retrospective of Rick Owens, at the Triennale in Milan, an essay for the catalogue of Italiana – L’Italia vista dalla moda 1971-2001 at Palazzo Reale in Milan and the exhibition Romanzo breve di moda maschile at the Florence Gallerie degli Uffizi.

Simone Marchetti

Vanity Fair, Italy

Simone Marchetti, 45, joined Condé Nast Italia as the new editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair in December 2018. A young, influential and eclectic observer of fashion, lifestyle and current affairs and the instigator of a number of new cross-media projects, Simone is one of the most active advocates of digital evolution in Italian journalism. His previous experience was at Donna Moderna and Velvet magazines and the newspaper Repubblica. He also presented two seasons of the fashion-themed TV show Mix & Match, broadcast on Sky.

Mariko Mito

Bunka Paris, Japan

Mariko Mito graduated from Bunka Fashion College in Tokyo in 1989, the same year she went straight into public relations. In 1994 she moved to Paris. From 1998 to 2001 she was assistent to fashion editor Marie-Amerie. In the period of 2001-2005 she worked as fashion editor and stylist. Since 2008 she is director at the Paris branch of Bunka Publishing Bureau.

Kaname Murakami

WWD, Japan

Born July 7, 1977. After graduating from the Faculty of Education, Tohoku University, joined The Shizuoka Shimbun and was in charge of reporting incidents, disasters, accidents, etc. as a journalist in the Social Affairs Department. After retiring due to personal reasons, he moved to the United States and studied fashion communication centered on fashion journalism at the Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.) in New York. After experiencing the editing assistant in New York, he returned to Japan. Joined INFAS Publications and was involved in the production of “WWD Japan”. Expand the business of “WWD Japan” such as “WWD Japan Beauty” and “WWD Japan Mobile”. In 2017, he became the Editor in Chief of “WWD JAPAN.com” and continues to the present. Fashion Week coverage in Paris, Milan, New York, London and Tokyo has been around for more than a dozen years, interviewing designers and buyers. Based on the fact that he was a case reporter in the Social Affairs Department, he has a high interest in social issues, has a strong interest in inclusion & diversity, work style reform, and sustainability, and engages in various activities both on and off, inside and outside the company.

Dominique Muret

FashionNetwork.com, France

Dominque Muret is the Luxury & designers editor for FashionNetwork.com. French journalist, she starts her carrier in 1987 working for the sport newspaper L’Equipe. During the ’90, she learns new approaches and takes interest in society features, reporting events and news for French medias, such as radio (France Culture), TV and magazines. In 1994 she moves to Italy, settling in Milan, where she works for 10 years as the correspondent for the Radio Suisse Romande and the regional newspaper Sud Ouest. In the meantime, she still cooperates for the economic and financial French press (Les Echos, l’AFP, Business FM). Finally, she specializes in the fashion industry, joining Fashion Daily News in 2006 and Fashion Network in 2012.

Isabella Naef

FashionUnited.it, Italy

Editor of Fashion United Italy since 2008, based in Milan. Isabella Naef is in charge of following fashion events, fashion week with a special focus on financial and economic news. She is the Italian correspondent for all international publications of FashionUnited network, of which headquarters is in Amsterdam. She is involved in other projects such as communication consultant too. Following her degree in Political Sciences, she worked as professional journalist since 2000 for several Italian daily and magazines, such as: “Italia Oggi”, “Milano Finanza”, “Il Giornale”, “Espansione”. Passionate about thriller books, she loves writing about the “new industry” of fashion in such a dynamic time, where sustainability and the Gen Z are the main protagonists.

Karine Porret

L’Express, France

A fashion and culture journalist and a writer, Karine Porret was an editor in chief for Stiletto Magazine for 7 years. She is now editor in chief for L’Express, a national newsmagazine, and a consultant to fashion and luxury brands. She is based in Paris, is passionate about creation and discovering new designers, and still believes strongly in the beauty and power of fashion.

Alan Prada

Harpers’ Bazaar, Italy

Born and raised in Switzerland, obtaining throughout his Art History studies a profound knowledge in both the arts and journalistic world, after a brief stint at Elle Italia, Alan Prada began his journey in the publishing world with Franca Sozzani. In 2007 she handpicked Prada to join the team tasked with relaunching L’Uomo Vogue. Seven years later, he became the deputy editor-in-chief of L’Uomo Vogue, followed by his appointment to the same position at Vogue Italia in 2017, under the leadership of Emanuele Farneti. Alan Prada in 2019 has been nominated with a dual role as Editor-in-Chief of Hearst owned magazines: launching Harper’s Bazaar Italia and rebranding Esquire Italia. 

Simon Rasmussen

Office Magazine, USA

Simon Rasmussen was born in Denmark in 1980. He began working in the fashion industry as a stylist in 2005. Simon moved to New York City in 2011, and shortly thereafter co-founded the print magazine office. As the magazine’s Editor-in-Chief and head stylist, Simon leads coverage of fashion editorials, emerging and established artists, and New York creative culture at large. Since its establishment in 2014, office has expanded under Simon’s direction to include a digital platform, social presence, newsstand, and creative agency. Simon works with his partner Marz Lovejoy. They have two children together, Nomi and Mars.

Federico Rocca

VanityFair.it, Italy

Federico Rocca (Sondrio, 1975), after graduating in History of Italian cinema at Dams in Bologna, began working in the cinema editorial staff of Telepiù and Sky. He then moved on to writing about fashion and celebrities, first for Style.it and then for Vanity Fair, where he is now web fashion editor. Over the years, he has written the following books (among others): Embroidery Italian Fashion (Damiani Editore, 2006) Silvana Mangano (L’Epos, 2008), Hermès, l’avventura del lusso (Lindau, 2011).

Stefano Roncato

MFF, Italy

Fashion meets finance. That was the starting point for Stefano Roncato. Born and raised in Milan, a background in finance with a degree in economics, experience in the world of international banking before switching to journalism, he joined MF Fashion at its very beginning, the Italian daily newspaper dedicated to fashion and luxury, and he currently runs it as editor-in-chief. In two decades, as the MF Fashion platform was growing with the magazines, he faced new challenges. Styling, art direction and photography became part of a new adventure. Shooting designers and models, creating a collision between images and writing, putting together different players to create a personal means of fashion storytelling. Stefano Roncato trains his incredible eye on everything that’s new and noteworthy now. Ever on the lookout for new talent, he consistently shows steadfast support for up-and-coming designers.

Yuval Saar

Portfolio Magazine, Israel

Editor in chief & founder of Portfolio Magazine, a Tel Aviv based independent online arts & design magazine; Chief curator & founder of the Tel Aviv Illustration Week; Chief curator of the 1st Tel Aviv Crafts and Design Biennale.

Megumi Takahashi

Senken Shimbun, Japan

After working at the Fashion marketing department of Kanebo Ltd., moved to Italy. Started working as a freelance writer in the 90’s. Currently, the Japanese fashion business newspaper “Senken Shimbun” Milan correspondent. In addition contribute writer for Japanese newspapers, magazines, news agencies, about fashion, design and Italian life style. Has also worked as consultant for business development in Italy , such as JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) and Japanese local government.

Rachel Tashjian

GQ, USA

Rachel Tashjian joined GQ as style writer in February 2019. Tashjian covers fashion daily for GQ.com and contributes on all other GQ platforms. She joins the brand from GARAGE magazine, where she was deputy editor. Her beat ranged from style and celebrity, to high fashion. She is based in New York City.

Emanuela Testori

Amica, Italy

Began her career in journalism in the news department writing about costume. In 1987 Mondadori released Marie Claire Italia where she worked as Fashion deputy director. In 2002 she moved to RCS as co-director of the periodical Amica monthly. Since 2013 she is Amica editor in chief.

Serena Tibaldi

La Repubblica, Italy

Serena Tibaldi is a journalist. Born in Benevento, a small town in Campania, she has been Milanese for half of her life. After a few mistakes – i.e. a law degree – she started working as a fashion assistant at Io Donna, the Corriere della Sera weekly magazine; after a couple of years she started doing her own shoots as a stylist, at the same time trying her hand with writing. In 2006 she landed at Velvet, La Repubblica newspaper monthly magazine, where she is completely devoted to written journalism (honestly, she was quite a mediocre stylist). In 2012 she moved to the publications of the Espresso Group: La Repubblica’s weekly magazine D, the web platform. Since January 2019 she has been the full-time Fashion Editor of the newspaper. And she’s quite proud of this.

Dirk Van Vernesdaal

Stern, Germany

Born in Rotterdam, grew up and went to school in Hamburg. In 1985 took an apprenticeship as a tailor in Milan and worked as a pattern cutter in Italy, later training as a journalist at the Hamburg Henri Nannen School. In 1991 he was editor at the magazine for ‘Süddeutsche Zeitung’, then worked freelance for ‘SZ-Magazin’, ‘Brigitte’, ‘Vogue’ amongst others. He has been writing for Stern since 1999 with a focus on fashion, Scandinavia and literature.

Rebecca Voight

Leaf, France

Rebecca Voight is an American, Paris-based writer and editor specialising in fashion, culture and lifestyle. Currently she is editor-in-chief of Leaf Magazine, a new French biannual from Paris. Rebecca writes regularly for Exhibition, Zoo and Now Fashion. She has written for W, Interview, The New York Times, L’Express and others. Young designers are one of her favorite subjects.

Gemma A. Williams

Jling Daily, China

Gemma A. Williams is an author, journalist, curator and instigator with a focus on the China market, including independent Chinese designers, retail and sustainability.  She is currently Features Editor at China luxury-focused publication Jing Daily. 
Launched at Shanghai Fashion Week, Williams’ 2015 book Fashion China (Thames Hudson) remains a pioneering text for its work in applying a curatorial approach to a new generation of Chinese designers. She has consulted for Shanghai Fashion Week, and acted as the Global Markets Editorial Associate at the Business of Fashion.
Williams completed MA Fashion Curation at London College of Fashion and a B.Sc in Communications (Film & Television) at DIT, Ireland. She has worked for major museums and institutions including the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the British Council. Recently, she co-directed two fashion operas, in 2018 and 2019, for London’s opera festivals Tete-a-Tete and Opera in the City.

Allen Wo

L’Officiel Hommes, China

Allen Wo, executive editor-in-chief of L’OFFICIEL HOMMES China. He has worked as Fashion editor of Fashion China in 2003. And then he joined Cosmopolitan worked as the fashion editor in 2006. He became the senior editor of L’OFFICIEL HOMMES China in 2009, the fashion director in 2012 and the executive editor-in-chief in 2020.

Fumiya Yoshinouchi

Fashionsnap,com, Japan

Born in Ehime Prefecture, Japan in 1986. After graduating from Ritsumeikan
University’s Faculty of Business, worked for fashion media “ChangeFashion”
and joined “FASHIONSNAP.COM” in 2013. As a writer in charge of collection contents, he has been covering fashion week and interviewing designers in Japan and abroad. In 2018 he was appointed as a Director and Editorial Board of FASHIONSNAP.COM

Wen Zang

Dazed, China

Wen Zang, Assistant publisher/Editor in Chief of Dazed China. She has worked as Deputy style director/chief producer of digital department of Grazia China, then became editor in chief of YOHO!GIRL, she also led the revision of YOHO!GIRL from print to digital. Founder of DAZED China, she is very experienced in establishing media brand and operating in fashion industry.