Company: THE OUTNET.COM
Fields of operation: Art, Design, Culture, Business (non digital), Professional Service
Stephanie Phair was appointed to launch and run THE OUTNET.COM, a division of THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP, in February 2009. Stephanie is responsible for THE OUTNET’s overall business performance and for leading the brand’s strategic direction. She also sits on the Executive Team of THE NET-A-PORTER GROUP. In her five years as President of THE OUTNET, she has led global initiatives including the launch of THE OUTNET.CN and the creation of the group’s first in-house brand, Iris & Ink. Prior to joining THE OUTNET, Stephanie’s career in the luxury goods industry spanned brand management, marketing and merchandising. As Vice President of Merchandising at Portero, she spent three years building the auction-based website’s product acquisition and merchandising team, having previously worked in US Vogue’s editorial Public Relations and Marketing department and at Issey Miyake USA. Stephanie has traveled extensively and speaks four languages fluently. She has served on the Parsons The New School for Design selection committee for Designer of the Year and has lectured on topics ranging from what it takes to be successful as a woman in business to the connection between architecture and fashion design. Stephanie holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.