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Conference Commences

Welcome Remarks
Jo-Ann Strauss, Master of Ceremonies

Condé Nast Welcome Remarks

Welcome to Gateways to Luxury
Suzy Menkes
, Editor, Vogue International

Luxury Today
Exploring the world of luxury today, and the key issues impacting the industry, the conference’s opening sessions will assess the way forward for the luxury industry after an unexpected and unprecedented first half of the year. Speakers will also examine new consumer markets, sustainability and the maintenance of brand relevance.

Session To Be Announced

Vogue Business x Luxury

Sustainability, Upcycling and Recycling in Luxury
Venerated for his thoughtful and artisanal approach to luxury, Alessandro Sartori puts sustainability at the heart of Zegna. Spearheading the “Use The Existing” sustainability programme at Zegna, in this session Sartori will expand on his vision of “slow luxury” and the power of meaningful action.
Alessandro Sartori, Artistic Director, Ermenegildo Zegna Group, in conversation with Suzy Menkes

Radical Heart, Austrian Soul
Andreas Kronthaler brings a Tyrolean sensibility to a brand renowned for its radical and campaigning soul – as well as excellent tailoring. In this session, he will chronicle how his Austrian heritage has influenced his career, and discuss how he balances commercial reality with sustainability.
Andreas Kronthaler, Creative Director, Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood, in conversation with Suzy Menkes