S.E.A. of Luxury – Singapore 2013

The International New York Times’ celebrated international fashion editor, Suzy Menkes, is bringing some of the biggest names in the fashion and luxury industries to Singapore on the 21st and 22nd November for the “S.E.A. of Luxury Conference.”
The latest event in the prestigious International New York Times Luxury Conference series, now in its thirteenth year, will take place at the Capella Singapore and will explore the growing influence of Southeast Asia in the luxury market – as both creator and consumer.

Welcoming an array of star names and industry leaders, the S.E.A. of Luxury’s two-day program will address themes including the power of the male consumer in Asia, the opportunities and challenges facing those within the luxury e-commerce space and the future of socially-responsible luxury within this emerging region and beyond.

Confirmed speakers include:

● Ermenegildo Zegna, CEO, Ermenegildo Zegna Group
● Jiang Qiong Er, CEO and Artistic Director, Shang Xia
● Domenico De Sole, President, Tom Ford International
● Angelica Cheung, Editor in Chief, Vogue China
● Anna Sui, Founder, Anna Sui
● Bryan Grey Yambao, Blogger, bryanboy.com
● HRH Princess Marie-Chantal, Founder and Creative Director, Marie-Chantal
● Andrew Keith, President, Lane Crawford and Joyce

Suzy Menkes said: “I’m delighted we’re holding the S.E.A. of Luxury Conference in Singapore – it’s really the hub for luxury in the region. Everyone is there – or if they aren’t yet, they’re about to be. The Luxury Conference series has always had a diverse mix of speakers – from creative directors to CEOs, from academic experts to financial gurus, and this year is no different. I’ve put this conference together with the aim of really putting Southeast Asia right at the forefront of people’s minds and making people as excited about the region as I am!”

A detailed list of all International New York Times S.E.A. of Luxury Conference speakers can be viewed here.
The full event line-up can be viewed at INYTLuxury.com. Keep up to date with the event and the fashion stories making the headlines on Twitter.

Join the S.E.A. of Luxury LinkedIn group here or follow the conference on Instagram using #INYTLux

Now in its thirteenth year the Luxury Conference is one of the world’s most prestigious annual forums for the global luxury business, bringing together 500+ of the most senior business and creative leaders from the top echelons of the industry to gain insights, share ideas and expand their international networks.
The award-winning 2012 conference took place in Rome and analyzed the potential of Africa and the power of the Mediterranean with contributions from major names such as Bono, Donatella Versace, Jean-Paul Gaultier and Vivienne Westwood.

The Luxury Conference has been convened in many cities including Paris, Hong Kong, Dubai, Istanbul, Moscow, New Delhi and Rome. The event’s past speakers have included Angela Ahrendts, Giorgio Armani, Bernard Arnault, Victoria Beckham, Sarah Burton, Alber Elbaz, Tom Ford, Diane von Furstenberg, Karl Lagerfeld, Rosita Missoni, Sir Paul Smith and Mario Testino, among many others.


The S.E.A of Luxury Conference will take place at the Capella, Singapore.


The blend of the old and the new, the natural and the designed, infuses every acre of Capella Singapore. Where courtyards using native plants invite moments of introspection. Where waves gently lap against the shore of Sentosa Island, their natural energy inspiring with every crest. And where everyone is welcomed and celebrated at the luxury Singapore hotel.

Capella Singapore | 1 The Knolls | Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297
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