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.