CREATING | COMMUNICATING | CONNECTING
Mariela has been in the world of Luxury & Fashion for over 20 years, with a long standing involvement at Australian Fashion Week, with ‘Australian Fashion Innovators’ which later merged with global conglomerate ‘IMG Fashion’ – launching the careers of great Aussie and Asia Pacific labels, stylists, models, photographers and freelancers into the global markets that we see today. She has worked for luxury brands and engaged in the corporate sector; working hard in the background to propel some of the best names in the business. Mariela has mentored, fostered and advised brands breaking into the Middle East, Asia, North America and Europe.
Mariela has also lobbied Government for the future of Asia Pacific fashion; launched motorcycles in Japan, speedboats in Lake Como, to working on campaigns such as Fashion Targets Breast Cancer. With her strong ‘events’ background she has choreographed tractors dancing in wheat fields, to private dinners on remote islands, a myriad of exhibitions, global beauty campaigns, and luxury symposiums in India. Mariela has assisted the business development of a thriving digital start-up platform through her BDM services in Europe, and has been called on to weave her PR wand for visiting Royalty. She has also become the ‘go-to’ for hoteliers/ restauranteur-sourcing trips in Paris, to also advising for the ‘Women in Leadership’ forum.
A church kid at heart, she is also a Fashion Pastor /Director here in France serving a community of ‘chic Style Makers’ during Paris Fashion Week with the team at Imago Dei France and spends much of her time mentoring the up and coming. Her long standing relationships across the industry in both Europe and the Asia Pacific, makes her the one to call on for anyone wishing to launch into the French or Australasian market.