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Veronica Manlow

Veronica Manlow’s current research investigates luxury labour performed by artisans in ateliers and factory workers in large conglomerates in Europe and the United States. She wrote Designing Clothes (2007/18) in which she explored the creative process of fashion design, organizational culture and leadership in corporate fashion brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Ralph Lauren. She co-edited a book entitled Global Fashion Brands: Style, Luxury, History (2014) and is a section editor of The Fashion Business Reader (2019). She is a guest editor of a special issue on luxury production in the journal Design, Business & Society published in October 2018. She is one of the organizers of the international In Pursuit of Luxury Conference, which is a dialogue between industry and academia on questions surrounding luxury as a concept, practice, product and industry. Her Ph.D. is in sociology from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and she is a professor in the Management Department of the Koppelman School of Business at Brooklyn College.