Meet The Judges

Meet the judges who deliberated over the ten bespoke Green Carpet Talent Competition looks; 5 finalists have received a retail mentorship programme with The Collection of Villages.

Each of the 10 shortlisted designers has risen to the challenge of creating a bespoke look to celebrate craftsmanship using the GCC Principles of Sustainable Excellence.

Derek Blasberg (Writer, Editor and Host of the television show ‘CNN Style’)

Desirée Bollier (Chair, Value Retail Management)

Carlo Capasa (Chairman, CNMI)

Ruth Chapman (Co-Founder and executive co-chairman, MATCHESFASHION.COM)

Mira Duma (CEO and Founder, Fashion Tech Lab)

Livia Firth (Creative Director, Eco-Age)

Andrew Keith (President, Lane Crawford)

Stefan Siegel (Founder, NOT JUST A LABEL)

Sara Sozzani Maino (Head of Vogue Talents and Senior Editor, Vogue Italia)

Elaine Welteroth (Editor-in-Chief, Teen Vogue)