FORA.tv Speaker - Natalie Massenet

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Biography

Natalie Massenet is Chairman and Founder of Net-a-Porter Group. The group's brands include premier women's online luxury fashion retailer Net-a-Porter.com, luxury fashion outlet Theoutnet.com, and MrPorter.com, an online retail destination for men. A former Fashion Editor for W, WWD and Tatler, Ms. Massenet's vision for Net-a-Porter was to create an online magazine that would enable women to buy the latest designer clothes straight from the page. She founded the business in 2000 in a small artist's studio in Chelsea in London.

Led by Ms. Massenet and her team, Net-a-Porter is now a category leader in the world of high-end online retail and has stayed true to its founding principles. It is the first online luxury fashion retailer to offer a global customer base unlimited access to the latest designer collections.

In 2010, she was awarded the Harper's Bazaar Innovator of the Year honor and Quintessentially's Award for Excellence. Ms. Massenet was honored with an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) for services to the fashion industry in 2009.

2 Programs

Net-a-Porter Group's Natalie Massenet and Jeremy Langmead

03.29.11 | 00:37:15 min | 0 comments

Watch Highlights: 2011 Men's Wear Industry CEO Summit

03.29.11 | 00:01:47 min | 0 comments