Your brand mentor, Cristo Stuart is a Luxury Womenswear Buyer at Harrods with over 10 years industry experience.

After a year and a half of interning as a fashion assistant experiencing the styling and editorial sides of the industry. Cristo worked hard to secure a job on the shop floor as a sales associate of Harrods with Bottega Veneta progressing with the company, Over the span of 7 years he became the retail buyer/merchandiser for the UK and France. Directly operated store network covering all categories: Leather goods, RTW, Shoes, Jewellery, Fragrance, Sunglasses.

Since August 2020 Cristo returned to Harrods, this time as Buyer for Luxury Accessories covering a remit of bags and other leather goods including the world's biggest brands. Cristo is experienced in both individual brand and multi-brand structures with expertise in bricks & mortar, online and travel retail. Cristo is a product fanatic obsessed with detail and with advanced knowledge.

What to expect from Cristo:

  • Fashion specialising in luxury leather goods, bags, SLG, accessories, shoes and RTW
  • Collection Editing and Curation
  • Range Building
  • Pricing Architecture 
  • Online Merchandising
  • Luxury Launch Strategy 
  • Luxury Clientele and Private Client Management
  • Global Market Specialities / Trends
  • Market Positioning
  • Omni-Channel Retailing
  • Styling, VM and Brand Aesthetics

Buying Area:

  • Menswear
  • Womenswear
  • Accessories
  • Bags
  • Sustainable Trend-led Couture 
  • Luxury 
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