Designer Catherine Malandrino participates in the panel discussion “Inspiration & Creativity: The birth of  brand” during Luxe Pack Fair.

On May 20th, Catherine Malandrino lent her fashion expertise to a panel discussion “Inspiration & Creativity: The Birth of a Brand” for the seventh annual Luxe Pack New York 2009, an innovative Luxury Goods Packaging Exhibition.  The discussion on the creative process behind brands was moderated by Pascale Richard of the FIAF (and also the author of Assouline’s book on Catherine Malandrino).  The prestigious panel included retail expert Nicole Fischelis of Macy’s, fragrance authority Fabrice Penot, founder of Le Labo, and a Trend Overview by Sharon Graubard of ESP Trendlab!
About Luxe Pack:
Founded in 1988, Luxe Pack Monaco is for professionals in luxury product packaging, devoted to fragrances-cosmetics, jewelry-watches, agri-business, wines and spirits, tobacco products and tableware. Held annually, it has been known for years as the industry’s premier event in this sector, offering diversity and quality in its exhibitors and visitors. For its seventh edition, Luxe Pack New York, the luxury packaging trade exhibition welcomed more than a 100 exhibitors to participate this year.