TIME: THURSDAY 31ST OCTOBER 2019, 14:00
LOCATION: BUILDING 4 ATRIUM
TALK: PUCCI: Heritage and Innovation
LAUDOMI PUCCI, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN AND IMAGE DIRECTOR
ALANOUD BADR, INFLUENCER, PRESENTER (AKA FOZAZA)
In 1985, Laudomia Pucci graduated from Luiss University Rome with a B.A. in Economics and Politics and, in the same year, joined Emilio Pucci in Florence.
In 1987, she moved to Hubert de Givenchy in Paris. She worked on RTW and accessories production and sales. Between 1989 and 2000, Laudomia was Chief Executive Officer of Emilio Pucci. She redefined the style, image, commercial and marketing approach of the brand including a new distribution pattern worldwide. In 2000, Laudomia negotiated the agreement with LVMH, which included the sale of 67% of Emilio Pucci, and she became
Deputy Chairman and Image Director of Emilio Pucci. Over the years she has worked with the appointed Creative Directors Julio Espada, Christian Lacroix, Matthew Williamson, Peter Dundas and Massimo Giorgetti, developing the international expansion of the brand.
Alanoud Badr, otherwise known as Fozaza is a Saudi-Lebanese influencer based in Dubai, UAE. Founder and fashion designer behind the label Lady Fozaza, Alanoud has become on the most highly sought after designers and influencers in the Middle East.
She is a source of inspiration for Arab women globally, empowering many to strive for their dreams. Now an anchor on MBC for television show MBC Trending, Alanoud’s influence only grows.
Alanoud’s awards include Best Local Designer 2012and 2013 at the Grazia Style Awards and was voted Best Dressed 2010 by Harper’s Bazaar.