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Curated Conversations, hosted by Rohma Theunissen, is an extension of the Curated Today brand ethos, which explores the unique elements of the Middle Eastern retail industry and the impact that it has on a global scale. Our episodes will feature some of the region’s most prominent movers and shakers as they share stories, experiences and learnings that address real-life challenges and trending topics to help you navigate all of the changes we face in the industry today.
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On the heels of the launch of Axel Arigato’s new Dubai store at Level Shoes, Rohma Theunissen caught up with the contemporary Swedish label’s co-founders, Max Svärdh and Albin Johansson to find out what it takes for contemporary brands to succeed in 2021.
Hosted by: Rohma Theunissen
About Axel Arigato
Underground Swedish brand Axel Arigato headed by Albin Johansson and Max Svärdh made its place as a renowned footwear label in summer 2014. The brand follows a unique business model that prioritises innovation with the promise of creating a new shoe design every week. Establishing strong relationships through social media, the label has established itself as a luxury streetwear brand with a functional take.
About Level Shoes
Level Shoes is a globally recognised retail concept and destination dedicated to the world of designer footwear and accessories. The store offers a wide range of unique services; from shoe experts to foot therapies, culinary delights, a dedicated concierge service as well as a regional online shopping platform. The curated space is divided into 40 designer boutiques and five multibrand areas each designed with its own bespoke personality: Women’s Designer, Women’s Accessories, Women’s Contemporary, Men’s Designer, Men’s Accessories, Trends and Kids.
The Host: Rohma Theunissen
A graduate of McGill University and Parsons School of Design, Rohma has amassed over a decade of experience in the international luxury fashion industry working for brands such as Carolina Herrera, Giorgio Armani, Marchesa, Harvey Nichols, Harper’s BAZAAR Arabia and NET-A-PORTER. With an avid passion for industry and consumer analysis coupled with her love for fashion and retail trends; Rohma is at adept pinpointing the underlying societal and cultural themes that impact the industry on a regional and global scale.