Katja Noschis Delaloye

Fashion Brand Consultant

@ La Gabardine (www.lagabardine.com)

 New York


Fashion Brand Consultant

La Gabardine (www.lagabardine.com)

New York

Since June 2014

With a proven track record that includes web site launching (MR PORTER.com in 2011), buying, managing, trend forecasting, teaching and modeling. La Gabardine guides fashion designers in creating and improving their sample collections, their on-line presence and the commercialization of their range. The company is based in New York City.

Buyer and Manager

MR PORTER (Yoox Net-a-Porter Group S.p.a)


August 2010August 2013

Supervised and managed tailoring, sportswear and classic accessories department

Attended trade-shows and fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, London and New-York

Brands (among others): Etro, Burberry, Loro Piana, Boglioli, Brioni, Paul Smith, Charvet, Richard James, Canali, Paul Smith, Valextra, Dunhill, Smythson, Borsalino, Drakes, Brooks Brothers and Lock&co

Buyer and Project Developper

MR PORTER (Yoox Net-a-Porter Group)


December 2009September 2010

Bought alone 80% of the launch offer on MR PORTER among others: Ralph Lauren, Paul Smith, Burberry (all lines), Gucci, Lanvin, Balenciaga, YSL, Balmain, Rick Owens, ACNE, APC and John Lobb

Participated at the creation of the initial brand list

Developed with the tech team the features and functionalities of the site

Participated in the developpment and creation of features and functionalities for the new web-site

Created the initial merchandising plan with the Head of Merchandising

Fashion Buyer and Manager

Brunschwig Group (biggest chain of luxury department stores in Switzerland)


June 2006September 2009

Supervised and managed sportswear (women, men and kids) department

Attended trade-shows and bought collections in: Zurich, Milan, Dusseldorf and Paris

Brands (among others): Prada Linea Rossa, Fay, Hogan, Loro Piana, Moncler, Armani, Max Mara, BP Studio, Bogner, Moncler, Fabiana Filippi, Van Laack, Hatford, UGG, William Sharp, See by Chloe, Kjus and Peak Performance

Managed sales forces and window display; supporting team of 10; buyer assistant, sales assistants, visual merchandiser


Master in Fashion Management

SDA Bocconi


January 2005December 2005


English - Fluent

French - Fluent

Italian - Fluent

Finnish - Fluent

German - Professional


Deep knowledge of menswear fashion

Ability to early identify coming trends


in 2010 attended a couse at Central Saint Martins about Fashion Trend Forecasting

Reading fashion press and specialised blogs


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