Timing:d3 - 17:30 Monday, 13 April 2015
Panel Discussion:Fashion Criticism


Caterina Minthe is a fashion critic and the features editor at, the only Condé Nast fashion publication in the Middle East. She is reputed for introducing fashion critique at the international level to the region. Minthe is a former deputy editor of two luxury print titles and a former international correspondent—a role which had her, as a polyglot, report from Mexico, Spain, Canada, Uganda, Egypt, and Paris, France, where she is currently based. Minthe regularly conducts in-depth exclusive interviews with industry leaders in the region and abroad; along with offering constructive critique to emerging designers on all aspects of their presentations and shows at Fashion Forward. She reviews French and international labels at Paris haute couture fashion weeks and Paris ready-to-wear fashion weeks. Minthe became the editor of’s perfume critic, Dr. Luca Turin, the most renowned in the industry, following her interview with him in 2013 titled, Message in a Bottle, which was first previewed on US’ homepage. Caterina Minthe has been featured in numerous international publications, including Vanity

Fair France, Vogue Italia, British Vogue, Grazia Italia, Elle, The Sartorialist, and others.