Work History

Work History
May 2005 - Present


Self Employed

Different missions for Gap, Banana Republic, Sporting Life

Aug 2012 - Present


Elegant Living Spaces

I founded my consultancy design company to help Torontonians transform their indoor or outdoor spaces into elegant and utilitarian places.

It is a new approach to design for people wanting a designer interior without having to redesign everything . It is based on using the existing places and by reorganizing it. 

2004 - 2005

VP Operations

Ocimar Versolato

Responsible for the opening of 7 stores in  Brasil ( São-Paulo, Rio, Brasilia ) in a four  months period

Recruitment, Training, Coaching and Motivation of Store Managers

Active Participation in Store Design,  Utilization of Internal Space, Visual Merchandising

Organised  and produced trunk shows 

1999 - 2004

Ladies Ready-To-Wear Manager


Extension of  “Rue Royale Store” and Opening of  “Avenue Montaigne Store” in a very fast-growth market

Management of a highly experimented sales force

Development of a new Clientele and maintenance of loyal relationship with existing customer base

Buying collections in Italy

1998 - 1999

Store Manager Pennyblack

Max Mara

Successful opening of first Pennyblack fashion store in Paris ( 269, rue St-Honoré )Management and Display trainingCustomer base development 

1996 - 1997

Assistant Store Manager


Successful opening of first store in ParisTraining of the sales force



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Putting my Fashion experience into home and garden design by marrying glamour and sophistication

Extensive Experience in Opening and Remodeling Stores

Trunk Shows organisation experience

Strong Team Management and Store Visual Merchandising skills   

Results-oriented, Excellent Sense of detail and design

Recognised Ability to develop and maintain excellent Relationship with Employees and VIP Customers by quickly establishing trust and loyalty

Experience in working with Headquarters to determine best collection in stores and provide ongoing feedback

Multilingual : Fluent in French, English, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese 

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