Quotes by: Natalie Massenet
Never forget that you only have one opportunity to make a first impression - with investors, with customers, with PR, and with marketing.
As much as I love to shop online, I also love walking the streets on a beautiful day and seeing what finds I can discover in a small shop or vintage store.
When I was a teenager, a psychic told me, 'Your biggest challenge will be life-work balance.' That's certainly turned out to be true!
Even if I am predisposed to shop online, I see bricks and mortar as part of marketing.
Even without an economic downturn, women sometimes want to keep their shopping habits to themselves.
You can no longer just have a magazine that shows you this glossy impervious image of women - in the studio, artificial, wearing a push-up bra.
I think there will be an increasing convergence between content and commerce, that it will be about following consumers instead of making consumers come to you, and I am especially excited about the various platforms that will allow more and more access to customers.
The British Fashion Awards gives us the chance to commend not only the winners but celebrate all of the individuals that contribute to the incredible achievements that make London the best fashion destination in the world.
I've taken the love of fashion from my mother, and journalism from my father.
My experience is in merging extraordinary creative content with innovative global commerce.
For Net-A-Porter and its customers, luxury means exceptional service, 24-7 - wherever they are, whenever they have time.
A tendency to focus on art over business has meant that too many designers have failed to make the most of their critical acclaim.
Dear London, British fashion is a serious business. The British fashion industry is worth £21bn to the U.K. economy and employs 819,000 people across the country. With your help, we would like to see these numbers rise for the good of our industry, our talented designers, and our reputation worldwide.
If you're a teenager in Palo Alto launching an app, you know from the outset how you plan to finance your business.
It's interesting to see how some of the womenswear designers that we have long worked with at Net-A-Porter are developing menswear collections - Christopher Kane, Jonathan Saunders and Richard Nicoll.
Pre-Internet, maybe it took six months for a fashion message to get across to a customer base. Fashion messages are now being sent out overnight, simultaneously, to every market in the world.
When I was at U.C.L.A., I decided I was going to go to Japan and learn Japanese.
Net-a-Porter offers catwalk fashion and trend-driven shopping, but for Mr Porter, while fashion is still important, style is key.