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Alvina Patel Buxani

Unrivaled specialist in the métiers of luxury branding, communications and marketing, having established an impressive portfolio of success over 25 years.

About Me

Alvina Patel is the Vice President of Commercial and Brand Marketing, North America for Farfetch, the world’s largest luxury fashion marketplace. Alvina works with a diverse and talented team to build brand awareness and grow collaborative market share with Farfetch’s network of 1,000+ global boutique and brand partners serving customers in nearly 200 countries.

Alvina is an unrivaled specialist in the métiers of luxury branding, communications and marketing, having established an impressive portfolio of success over 25 years. Global powerhouses such as Christian Louboutin, Van Cleef & Arpels, Harry Winston, Hermès and Bulgari are among the venerable brands whose stories she’s crafted and marketed to enduring resonance throughout her career. She graduated with a BS in Communications from Boston University.


Experience

Vice President Brand Marketing at Farfetch

Nov 2016 — Jan 2020 • New York City, NY

Vice President of Communications at Christian Louboutin

May 2013 — Oct 2016 • New York City, NY

AVP, Public Relations at Van Cleef & Arpels

Apr 2010 — May 2013 • New York City, NY

Director of Public Relations at Van Cleef & Arpels

Feb 2006 — Mar 2010 • New York City, NY

Director of Special Projects at CurtCo Media

Jun 2005 — Jan 2006 • New York City, NY

Sr. Manager, Communications at Harry Winston

Jun 2003 — Jun 2005 • New York City, NY

Manager of Public Relations at Hermes

Jan 2001 — Jun 2003 • New York City, NY

Press Office Coordinator at Bulgari

Jan 1999 — Dec 2000 • New York City, NY


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