Martine Leherpeur, Founder @ Leherpeur Paris
10 years of journalism
35 year of Chinese expertise
50 years of Fashion
Trainer at IFM & Tsinghua University
2012 France “CHEVALIER DE L’ORDRE” awards
1967-1975: A product experience of 8 years in Mafia, the first style agency in France.
A TASTE FOR WORDS AND FASHION INFORMATION
1975-1985: 10 years as an independent journalist for ELLE, the Harper’s Bazaar and Women’s Wear Daily.
Passions: art, creation, innovation, travels, sport…
1987: MARTINE LEHERPEUR CREATES HER OFFICE IN THIS PROSPECT
A continuous watching of emerging phenomenon in design and beauty areas filling out the reflection of
the firms in their product developments
2004: CREATION OF « XIAO QIAO MLC » IN CHINA
Professor of product management, IFM, one of the leading world specialists in fashion and product strategy.
Martine Leherpeur regularly creates and implements creativity seminars for firms and institutions.
LEHERPEUR PARIS: « A prospective, brand strategy and product design » office, offering a made-to-measure
approach, to build a strong brand with a unique offer advancing with the times. With an international take on
emerging trends in consumer activity, distribution and innovation, LEHERPEUR PARIS supports European and
international clients in fashion, sport, luxury, beauty-cosmetic, decoration, food&wine… right along the creation
process. Her love of the country, its history and culture led to her creating Xiao Qiao MLC in 2004 (“Little Bridge”,
a passageway between European and Chinese cultures) in order to help European and local brands successfully
enter the market.
Bathing Beauties : SHANGHAI/PARIS/LOS ANGELES
September 27th, 1.30 – 2.30 PM
Women from three of the world’s fashion hot-spots compare consumers’ changing relationships with their bodies and swimwear.