Stephanie joined Farfetch in Nov 2016 as Chief Strategy Officer. She was, until Nov 2015 President of THE OUTNET.COM, the second business under THE NET-A-PORTER Group, which she launched in 2009. Under her leadership, THE OUTNET became the go-to destination for previous season designer fashion, with a curated designer mix, a growing private label business, targeted content and an elevated customer service.
As an Executive Board Member of the NET-A-PORTER Group Stephanie was involved in defining growth, strategy and leading a number of global initiatives for the Group.
Previously, Stephanie’s career was in NY where she led Business Development and Product for Portero, the first pre-owned online luxury marketplace. At American Vogue, Issey Miyake and Siren PR she focused on communications and marketing, building brands, partnerships and business development. She was involved in the launch of the CFDA Vogue Fashion Fund, the yearly Costume Institute Gala and lectured to students at The Parsons School of Design.
She sits on the Board of Moncler SpA and consults with a number of start-ups in the digital space.
Stephanie is Argentine/Canadian, holds an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University and speaks four languages. She lives in London with her husband and two girls.
Panel Innovation & Renewal
As a business it is important to constantly revamp your ambition. Innovation and renewal are two strategies to incorporate. But how do you compete with a startup when you are the size of a 2000 store giant? And how much change can you practice without losing your core identity?