Maria Borromeo, CEO & Business Partner of Thakoon
Background: I worked at Barneys, then with Narciso Rodriguez, Etro, and Alexander McQueen. In 2004 [retailer] Ikram Goldman introduced me to Thakoon.
Typical day: Sales, production, and finance. I then spend some quality time with my budgets.
Designer’s quirk: He is obsessed with his dog, Stevie. We go clothes shopping for her on business trips!
Other favorite labels: Junya Watanabe, Maison Martin Margiela, Lanvin, Alexander McQueen.
Current obsessions: My kids, the Scrabble app on my iPhone, the new Bon Iver album, my platform wedge Balenciaga motorcycle boots.