The Luxe Beauty Soiree Panel Discussion for Press and Beauty Influencers
At 1pm on Sunday 30th September and Monday 1st October in the Press Room, Luxe Beauty Soiree will hold a panel discussion with six industry experts…
At Luxe Beauty Soiree (LBS) we celebrate Britain’s Diversity as we host exclusive beauty and lifestyle brands dedicated to; ‘Embracing all tones of women’.
This exclusive event hosts industry experts most of whom are top in their fields, as well as bloggers, vloggers, influencers, international media, and diverse beauty/lifestyle brands. Our panel discussions with these experts cover the most topical issues affecting the industry, thus encouraging an open dialogue.
The 2019 event will see us partner with Olympia Beauty, one of the UK’s largest beauty trade event organisers, and London College of Fashion (LCF), a world leading centre for fashion education which has been nurturing creative talent for over a century and is known to actively champion diversity through its numerous initiatives, events and projects. This partnerships will see us get even more access to the leading forces in British fashion, beauty and media industries.
The Luxe Beauty Soiree panel discussion will feature the following individuals:
Ria-Jaine (Beauty Business Accountant)
Ria-Jaine found her passion for beauty and resigned from her corporate role and set up her own accountancy business and beauty business.
Finalist to MK Woman Leaders Awards 2018 and MK Beauty Awards for her contribution to the community as well as the successes of her new beauty accounting business which also provides accredited tax and accounting workshops to the industry. A proud champion for the UK wide beauty professionals against domestic abuse campaign, voluntary family support worker and trained facilitator for a community project entitled empowering parent’s.
Lu Li (CEO, Blooming Founders)
Serial entrepreneur Lu Li is the founder of Blooming Founders, a business social network and support community based in London for early stage female entrepreneurs. Through events and forums, it aims to connect female founders with tech talent, corporates, interns, industry experts and investment to give them a leg up on their startup journey’s.
Lu was previously a brand manager working for a behemoth in the beauty industry and founder Dressed by Lu in 2012.
Aruge Ahmed (Retail Strategist & Marketer)
Aruge Ahmed Retail Strategist & Marketer Aruge is the Founder of Rouge Edge Intl, a business consultancy specializing in developing retail and consumer experience globally. She is passionate about brands and drives business marketing objectives on the ground, where brands come alive with consumers. With over 11 years of experience with on-ground sales & marketing within various retail environments, Beauty & Luxury industries, FMCG, Modest Fashion, and Telecoms, her innate passion for beauty & brands was fuelled when working as freelance beauty advisor within London Heathrow Airport. Aruge has worked with Unilever Arabia, P&G & Estee Lauder
Narjice Basaran (Founder, Pure Modus)
Narjice is the founder of the world’s first online Modest Fashion, Lifestyle and Halal Consumer marketplace allowing sale of goods and services to the Muslim world under a single platform, thus creating the amazon of the muslim world. Narjice also manages and delivers a catalogue of professional courses on Project and Marketing Management courses and workshops, internationally to English, Arabic and Turkish speakers.
AFUA ADOM (Chief Editor, Glam Africa)
Afua is a journalist and stylist, over the years she has worked at T4,PopWorld and ITV’s 60 Minute Makeoverand Blue Mountain Music under the watchful and legendary eye of Chris Blackwell.
She was Editor at Blackhair,Features Editor for Pride and Producer/Anchor for Arise News ABN TV and ABN Radio. She is currently Editor in Chief at Glam Africa Magazine and also hosts niche TV show called Sustainable Energyfor CNBC.