WE are COCO are pleased to welcome Alexandra Powley to its board of mentors.
Alexandra Powley is a luxury buying manager with a buying career spanning over 17 years across womenswear, footwear, accessories and leather goods. Her experience includes working with global giants such as Prada, Selfridges, Bergdorf Goodman and Holt Renfrew. Alexandra’s skills and expertise cover a wide range of areas within the fashion industry, from buying and merchandising strategies, creative direction, styling, product development and range planning, e-commerce and sales and distribution.
“In the current climate it's more important than ever to come together as a fashion and luxury community to mentor and support emerging designers and brands. WE are COCO gives brands and designers alike the opportunity to look to industry veterans for support and to provide them with a meaningful sounding board.” Alexandra Powley, Prada, Buyer
Alexandra’s passions lie in dealing with all different scopes of brands, taking interest in strategic planning and development of products within the industry. She has covered areas in men’s and women’s wear, street and active, while also working with accessories, bags and jewellery. She not only brings quality knowledge and experience in those areas but also looks at the fashion industry as a whole, focusing on sustainability, trends and events.
“As a working mother the ideals of WE are COCO are aligned with mine. It's a supportive and creative community looking to new ways of collaborating and communicating. I am thrilled to be a part of the team.” - Alexandra Powley, Prada, Buyer