Executives with decades of experience in the luxury markets and hands-on work experience in luxury brands expansion to new markets, Pop-Ups and retail operations development and management.
Our team maintains and nurtures essential connections with external advisors who are experts in their fields and are ready to support the project teams by contributing their specific expertise and sharing access to high level international connections.
Our partners have an intimate knowledge of, and respected presence in, key markets and rely on significant professional connections in Europe, Asia and the Americas to achieve objectives.
After twenty years at Salvatore Ferragamo as Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Diego Stecchi capitalized on his in depth knowledge of the American markets to establish Luxury Retail Partners. His career at Salvatore Ferragamo began in 1993 at the Italian headquarters in charge of Business Development. In the year 1999, he was appointed Managing Director for Latin America and the Caribbean. In 2000 he established Ferragamo Latin America in Miami, USA. He has been in charge of the development of the brand in the region, responsible for the entire Ferragamo line of products in both domestic and Duty Free markets. Since 2006, Diego has brought together high-end brands, developers and retailers to brainstorm on Latin American issues and development at the Forums on Luxury in the Americas led by Altagama/Gamma3. The Altagama /Gamma3 Forum has become the recognized leader in Luxury Forums and the only association to bring together brands such as Ferragamo, Cartier, Tiffany, Prada and many others, in this unique environment.
Fifty years in the Fashion Industry with wide experience in multi stores Management and manufacturing.
Luigi’s career begun in 1969 in New York City where he joined Saks Fifth Avenue as a sales associate and moved into various management positions in the menswear division.
In 1979 followed a two years General Manager position with Gucci in Miami and after that, in 1980, he opened a Men’s boutique in New York City under his own name, “VOTANO”.
In 1985, Luigi moved to London to become the Managing Director of N.PEAL Cashmire.
The group grew from one boutique to include multi locations in London and in the USA and a factory in Scotland wholesaling Cashmere knitwear in Europe , USA and Asia.
After spending nine years in London moved back to the USA and with base in San Francisco, Joined the Interpacific Group retail division as the V.P. of Merchandising. In this role he supervised the retail business of the group which had locations in the US, EUROPE, HAWAII and in the Pacific islands of Guam, Saipan and Bali.
In 1994 joined Salvatore Ferragamo as the Managing Director of Ferragamo Hawaii based in Honolulu and following that as the V.P. of stores for the West Coast based in San Francisco. In 2004 took the position of V.P. Director of store for the East Coast based in Miami. Retired from Ferragamo in December 2020 after 26 years with the company.