Farfetch’s chief technique officer, Stephanie Phair, has been named the chairman of the British Trend Council. Phair has had a protracted profession in style, beginning in Vogue’s communications division in New York. In 2008 she joined Internet-a-Porter’s govt board, later changing into president of The Outnet. She returned to her native England in 2016 to imagine her present place at Farfetch. As chairman of the BFC, Phair is not going to solely act as the general public face of British style’s governing physique, however can even play a job in organizing and innovating London Trend Week, the Trend Awards, and the BFC/Vogue Trend Fund Awards.
“I am honored and delighted to take on the role of chairman. The British Fashion Council is in a strong position following the incredible work of Dame Natalie Massenet, Caroline Rush, and the team, and my role will be to build on this and help drive continued innovation and new thinking in this fast-paced, changing industry,” stated Phair in a launch. “I look forward to working with the team at the BFC to engage with and support all the talented designers and teams working for British fashion today.”
Phair assumes the position of chairman from Massenet, who oversaw the BFC for 5 years. Massenet and Phair labored collectively at Internet-a-Porter and at the moment work at Farfetch, the place Massenet is cochairman.