Halvorson, known for co-founding the music nostalgia T-shirt company Junk Food Clothing in the late 1990s, created MadeWorn in 2013 as a luxury lifestyle brand that harks back to simpler times. Composed of fine art, ready-to-wear apparel, customized footwear, accessories and beauty products, the collection reflects Halvorson's aesthetic of using vintage materials to craft goods with a modern, edgy twist.
Alice Bottaro Creative Director for Mercedes-Benz at antoni Berlin.
Alice is a writer and Creative Director currently working for Mercedes-Benz at antoni Berlin.
Originally from Italy, she graduated in Anthropology and learned the ropes at McCann Rome, before moving to DDB Berlin in 2012. There she helped develop the agency´s focus on international clients, building and heading a new unit for the European accounts of Sony, eBay and T-Mobile. In 2017 she moved to antoni, where she´s now leading global projects for Mercedes-Benz.
Alice´s work has been awarded across the major advertising shows – including Cannes Lions, D&AD and a Grand Prix at the Euro Effies – and she has been part of several juries. Tired of being the only woman in the room, in 2015 she started the Berlin chapter of SheSays, a global network for women in the creative business which offers free events and mentorships. She likes filmmaking, adventures and complaining about the German weather.
Stephen Galloway Creative Movement Director and Creative Consultant
Stephen Galloway is the go-to creative movement director and creative consultant for the world’s most progressive image-makers and brands. While best known for his stellar 25-year career in ballet and dance theatre, he has worked across many related fields, from costume design and musical performance to fashion photography, magazine publishing and brand consultancy.
Vanessa is the Chief Creative Officer at Littlstar. With channels such as ABC, DiscoveryVR, Showtime, TNT and more, Littlstar is a global network dedicated to the best 360 and virtual reality content. She has a passion for the synergy between design, media, and emerging technology, and has been fortunate enough to build her career within those pillars. Her past experience includes creative direction and brand initiatives for DKNY, Tory Burch, L'oreal and more.
Andy LeeSenior Lecturer Film Practice, London College of Fashion
Andy is a Senior Lecturer in Film Practice and Course Director for the MA Fashion Media Production at the London College of Fashion, an Apple Distinguished Educator, informed agitator, speaker, and consultant.
@IsabelitaVirtual Creative Director & Photographer
Isabel Martínez is the name behind Isabelita Virtual, a creative director from Barcelona living in NYC. Awarded in the most prestigious advertising festivals such as Cannes Lions, Clio Awards or AD&D. In 2011 she started @IsabelitaVirtual . Since then, she has collaborated as a Creative Director and Image Maker for brands such as Tiffany & Co, Delpozo, Hermès, Coach, & Other Stories, W Magazine, Sony, Viktor&Rolf, Kenzo, Dior, Yoox, Vogue Italia or The Moscow Ballet. In 2014 The Cut/New York Magazine put her name on the 50 Fashion Social Media Voices to Follow list.
Holger has a long list of high-profile art & media projects on his resume such as managing director of Upon Paper powered by Hahnemühle fine art, principal project leader and consulting brand strategist for www.the-impossible-project.com & publishing director for Berlin based fashion & art magazine Qvest, to name a few. Homann is engaged in a love affair with the arts & media (sparked when he was given the "Beautiful California" Ansel Adams photobook) and is highly respected for his deep understanding of how they co-exist & interact with each other.
Alexis BorgesPresident of NEXT Management Los Angeles
Alexis Borges is the President of NEXT Management Los Angeles and has been with the Global Management company for 22 years. With over three decades of experience as an agent working in the fashion industry’s mecca, New York City, Alexis saw an opportunity in LA that most couldn’t envision at the time. With his expertise in the industry and eye for talent, Alexis played an integral part in the successful careers of Binx, Jaime King, Lucky Blue Smith, and many more in the beauty and fashion space.
Sebastien Meunier Artistic Director at Ann Demeulemeester
The French designer Sebastien Meunier was named Artistic Director of Ann Demeulemeester in 2013, having designed the men’s collection in-house since 2010. Hailing from Versailles, Meunier abandoned the study of law for fashion and founded his eponymous label, however an early affinity with Belgian design led to a decade at the right hand of Martin Margiela. His work fuses a seductive awareness of the body with moments of baroque finery and a raw touch. Today Meunier’s vision evolves the house of Ann Demeulemeester into the future with an intimate respect for its illustrious past.
Joy C. Mitchell Screenwriter, Journalist, Storyteller
Joy C. Mitchell is a Berlin-based screenwriter for “Deutschland 86,” the second season of the Emmy award-winning international TV drama series “Deutschland 83.” Currently, she’s working with German production company UFA Fiction on developing her drama pilot “Exiles in Paradise.” In addition to writing TV, she freelances as an entertainment journalist, content writer, and story consultant. Her writing has been published in Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter, and Teen Vogue among others.
Damien is a San Francisco bay area based creative, lifestyle content creator, and a visual merchandising project manager for the Old Navy brand. Born in Hawaii and growing up in Southern California has had a big influence on his style and aesthetic, bringing a little bit of west coast cool to all of his projects. He works closely with his partners accessories and home brand, West Perro and is currently developing a desert retreat project in Joshua Tree.
Murielle Victorine Scherre Filmmaker, Designer & Owner of la fille d’O
Murielle Victorine Scherre is just what you would expect the woman behind la fille d’O to be: witty, spunky, quirky, bold, and impassioned. She, through the help of her small team, built a brand that acts as a haven for alternative lingerie enthusiasts. Her vision for a world unfettered by touched up campaigns and lingerie that allows for nearly any shift of the occasion is a refreshing, welcome change to what we have gotten used to from other brands. From deriving inspiration for the brand’s name from a movie about domineering a woman to scraping the classic sizing system and creating her own, Murielle definitely follows her passions through to the end to create an utterly unique brand experience.
Born and raised in Barcelona, Laura Serra Estorch started her career in production at Somesuch London after finishing her MA in filmmaking at Goldsmiths University.
Laura quickly made her way within the industry, working on films such as Skyfall and Catch Me Daddy. Shortly after, she made the move to join CANADA full-time, where she takes care of notable clients such as Volkswagen, Adidas and Coca-Cola inclduing awesome music videos like Tame Impala's 'The Less I Know The Better' or Beck's 'Up All Night'.
Juul Van Alphen is a Freelance Lead Producer with major brand experience, specializes in art buying, production, casting and events. She recently founded PIERCE & PIERCE, a productions and creative consultancy. Previously employed as a senior producer at Stella McCartney [London] and Tommy Hilfiger Global HQ [Amsterdam].
Caisa Airmet Digital Marketing Creative, and Fashion Stylist
Caisa Airmet is a Los Angeles based digital marketing expert, creative, and fashion stylist. With over 15 years experience in the beauty business, her endless passion and creative vision has influenced her various leadership roles, including her longtime position as Director of Digital Marketing for the PRAVANA brand. She believes that fashion and beauty operate cohesively, and one does not truly shine without the other. Her portfolio of fashion styling has been published by Teen Vogue, Allure, Elite Daily, Hello Giggles, BehindTheChair, and Modern Salon.
New York-born, Berlin-based, Dr. Ana Finel Honigman developed a knack on fashion theory while she was still a teenager and that never stopped. Her life is full of variety: She is a living dictionary for everything Art and Fashion related. Ana contributes to publications such as Artforum.com, Art in America, Artsy.net, Bookforum, Dazed & Confused, i-D, The New York Times, Modern Painters, the Guardian, Grazia, Harpers Bazaar (UK), Interview, Style.com, Porter, Texte zur Kunst and several international editions of Vogue.
With over 2 decades of experience in the creative field, his versatile talents as a visual storyteller often sees him donning the hats of photographer, filmmaker, online publisher and digital marketer, in and out of his role as creative director at kulturspace. A native of Stockholm, his work has taken him all over the world, where he’s worked with some of the biggest brands of our time, including Dior, Guy Laroche, Nina Ricci, Absolut Vodka, Porsche and Bentley, to name a few. He’s lived and worked in the visionary hubs of Paris, New York and Berlin ﹘ adding to his internationally diverse portfolio every step of the way.
Michelle McCool is a creative director for fashion brands and Fortune 500 companies. She specializes in brand image, visual marketing and product development. She has twenty years experience in the fashion and beauty arena having held fashion creative director and editor positions at Cosmopolitan, Allure, Glamour and Elle magazines. As the fashion creative director of Cosmopolitan, Michelle led a team of art directors, designers, stylists, writers and photographers to produce on brand messaging across print, digital, video, and licensing platforms.
Natalie Long is an award-winning Creative Director and co-founder of the online design project ShowUsYourType : a design community site focused on typography and travel. Her previous day job was ACD at Conde Nast and prior to that Digital Art Director of the US Glamour.com site, overseeing the design look and feel, setting a visual standard and overseeing shoots for the digital property. Formerly Natalie was working on digital products and platforms for clients including Nike and L’Oréal at R/GA, one of New York's top agencies.