Bridget Cosgrave

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  • Region Global
  • Participation 2017/18

Bridget Cosgrave is the Managing Director of Cosgrave Consultants Ltd offering consultancy services in Luxury Fashion & Retail including Product Development and Buying Management.

Bridget was formally Senior Buyer for International and Contemporary fashion at Harvey Nichols, while they were expanding to Leeds and Edinburgh, as well as the UK Scout for the store Joyce in Hong Kong, where she was sourcing UK talent in Fashion, Ready-To-Wear, Accessories and Homeware.

Bridget later moved on to become Fashion Director at Matchesfashion.com. Under her remit bricks and mortar stores expanded from 2 locations to 8 and matchesfashion.com was launched. Their Matches magazine became a key player at the forefront of Fashion Retail under her tenure.

Bridget later became Fashion Director of Boutique 1, and a mentor in International Woolmark Prize. Under her directorship, Boutique1 expanded in Abu Dhabi and London, opening stand-alone stores and adding to their mono-brand portfolio of stores with the opening of Isabel Marant, Monica Vinader and Ellie Saab as stand-alone brand stores in Dubai.

With a background in Art and Textile Design, Bridget brings over two decades of experience in the fashion and retail industry.