Zoe Warncke, editor at large, New York
Zoe Warncke grew up in Germany. Became a lawyer in Düsseldorf, fell in love with a film maker from NYC and left Europe to follow her heart. Zoe is working as an editor in New York City, giving inspirational artistic counselling for artists, PR stories, photo productions etc. Zoe published two books, hosted a TV show, and is always open to any new experience that feeds her hunger for beauty. Zoe lives in New York City together with her husband and her Egyptian Sphinx cat, Rhett Butler.
Vasudha Rai, beauty director, New Delhi
Vasudha Rai writes on beauty, health and wellness for over 15 years. She has previously been beauty director for Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Women’s Health in India. These days Vasudha runs a beauty column in The Hindu and posts on wellness on Vogue.in. She is a certified reiki healer and yoga teacher. Vasudha loves yoga, meditation, great skincare and red lipstick. She stays in New Delhi and has a lovely Labrador girl called Happy.
Find more of her stories on www.vbeauty.co . Read more
Nadja Tadjali & Simona Heuberger, living editors, Munich
Simona Heuberger is passionate about style, living and design. After studying art history in Munich and London she was Editor for Architectural Digest. She writes books about design and style and works regularly for the design issues of the SZ-magazine, the weekly supplement of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. She teaches design theory at the Academy of Fashion and Design in Munich.
Nadja Tadjali spent her childhood in Iran and came to Germany at the age of ten. She started her career as a living editor at Condé Nast Germany. As a freelance editor and stylist she works for magazines regularly for the SZ Wohlfühlen and the design issues of the SZ Magazine, both supplements of the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Her Persian roots inspire her love for interior and adds a relaxed casualness to her perception of design and taste.
Together they share their home offices in the beautiful Munich Nymphenburg.
Daniela Agnelli, fashion director, London
Daniela Agnelli is fashion director of digital first Vogue Arabia and the former fashion director of ST Fashion and Telegraph Magazine. She grew up in Milan, Italy, and had a love of all things fashion from an early age. She moved to London 15 years ago and worked for publications in the UK and the US, including Marie Claire, InStyle and Harper’s Bazaar. She is dedicated to developing new projects and ideas for herself and Vogue Arabia. After fashion, her passions include traveling, golf, yoga and Pilates.
Gizem Oflazoglu, consultant, Istanbul
Gizem Oflazoglu started her career at Danone and then for a wine & spirits company that is the importer and distributor of Moet Hennessy brands. She continued her career in a PR company, where she worked in different luxury sectors such as textiles (Replay) and hotels (W Istanbul). Falling in love with the hospitality sector, she moved to Bodrum where she worked for Kempinski as the Director of PR. She finally set up her own company GO-ATELIER for property investment consultancy in Bodrum. During the winter, she is half in Bodrum and half in Istanbul, the perfect, heavenly combination.
Mila Jouravleva, founder of "the Fuel Stop", New York
After graduating from Moscow State University in 1986 Mila Jouravleva moved to Paris to work as a model. In 1991 she moved to the US to work for Ford Agency and then for Elite. After working for Miramax Films, she formed her own production company and produced two movies. While doing this she was suffering from poor health and exhaustion. That’s when she met Dr. Oz Garcia in 2001 and became his client for nutrition and well-being. As her health and her life started to change, she discovered her passion for alternative medicine and nutrition. She has since taken many educational courses and in 2005 became partner of Oz Garcia. In 2011 Mila started her own company, M3 Product, that works in synergy with Oz Garcia in international markets.
Leonie Moschner, senior specialist christie's, London
Leonie Moschner is a Senior Specialist in the Post-War and Contemporary Department at Christie’s in London. After graduating from photography school in Munich, Leonie started her career as a photographer,in Madrid and later in Portugal and New York. She joined Thaddaeus Ropacs gallery in Paris in 1998, then moved on to Phillips de Pury in 2005 and joined Christie’s in 2011. Leonie specialises in contemporary art, with a passion for post-war art, and has worked closely with artists including Jack Pierson, Alex Katz, Anselm Kiefer and Georg Baselitz. ‘Finding perfect works for clients, helping them to give their collections direction and focus, is what’s best about my job,’ she says. Read more
Marion von Schabrowsky, art historian, Munich
Marion von Schabrowsky is a freelance art historian born in Munich. Art and culture have always played an important role in her live. So she wanted to turn a passion into a job and went to Edinburgh to get a Master’s degree in art history. Back in Munich she has been working as a curator, writer, lecturer and co-operation partner for luxury brands, companies, museums such as Haus der Kunst or the famous Lenbachhaus, and galleries. To see more art, she loves to travel and loves it even more to bring people to the very special places and introduce them to hidden art treasures. Read more
Maggy Smiss, DJ, Cannes
Maggy Smiss, from Paris, made a name for herself with very selective sets and her ability to “read” her audience. Her passion for music began at an early age, influenced by luminaries such as Michael Jackson, DJ Mehdi, Martin Solveig, The Beatles… Blessed with an innate feel for the rhythm and mood of the audience, her dynamic and eclectic sets allowed her to perform in famous clubs in France and beyond: High Club (Nice), Ninkasi (Lyon), Les Caves (Courchevel), Hotel Martinez (Cannes), Papagayo (Saint Tropez), Aloft (Abu Dhabi), A Club (Festival de Cannes), DKNY (London), Bahamas (Amanyara)… So, are you ready to get up and dance? Read more
Sabine Holbrook, SBK motorcycle racer, Schaffhausen
Sabine Holbrook is a Swiss SBK Motorcycle Racer. She has been passionate about racing bikes ever since she was a kid, watching Formula One with her Dad, but never dreaming of pursuing motorsports herself. She started out with cycle racing and came to motorcycles quite late, in 2008. Motorsports is her passion, even though she works part-time for a winery – always trying to use her free time outside of her day job to organize racing, the team and marketing. She moved to Switzerland in 2010 for love and has been working for BMW since 2014. She writes for IRMASWORLD as a Guest Editor and Health & Mind Contributor. Read more