Executives with decades of experience in the luxury markets and hands-on work experience in luxury brands expansion to new markets 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.
Eric Schwartz is a seasoned business strategist with over 20 years of experience in retail and wholesale footwear, accessories, and apparel. Eric spent 15 years working for Salvatore Ferragamo in various roles leading to the position of Senior Vice President; Ferragamo Men’s and Women’s Wholesale Divisions. In this role, Eric was responsible for all 3rd party retail, Duty Free and leased businesses in North America. Eric then became the CEO of Rafe Studio, Ltd. directing the vision, mission and operational activity of this designer shoe, handbag, and accessory company. After executing a license agreement between Rafe and Mosaicon Fashion Group, Eric joined Mosaicon and has been responsible for Mosaicon’s retail development of multiple Italian luxury clothing and accessory brands; including Malo, Francesco Biasia, Mandarina Duck, Coccinelle, and Braccialini. Eric is also a former Board Member of The Fashion Footwear Association of New York.