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Stephanie Phair Biography

Chief Strategy Officer

As Chief Strategy Officer, Stephanie is responsible for leading Farfetch’s global strategic direction, innovation, M&A and corporate development and will own P&L responsibility for new business lines. Stephanie also forms part of the company’s Executive Board.

Stephanie was previously founder and President of TheOutnet.com and was part of the Executive team of The Net-a-Porter Group from 2009 to 2015.  She has more than 15 years of luxury and e-commerce experience, having worked for Issey Miyake, American Vogue and at Portero in NY. Most recently, she has consulted with a number of start-ups in the digital space and advised PE firms on investments. She is also an advisor for venture capital firm Felix Capital and sits on the board of Moncler SpA. 

 

 

About Farfetch

Farfetch is the online platform to shop the world’s greatest selection of luxury. The e-commerce platform partners with the world’s best luxury boutiques and brands, located from Tokyo to Toronto and from Milan to Miami. This unique business model guarantees an unparalleled range of pieces to shop; from established luxury brands to the most interesting new designers and one-of-a-kind styles.

Founded in 2008 by the Portuguese entrepreneur José Neves, Farfetch is translated in 9 languages and services customers as a website and on-the-go app, making it easier than ever to shop luxury fashion. Offices are found in 11 cities globally and Farfetch express ships from partners to over 190 countries worldwide.

In 2015 Farfetch developed proprietary business units Farfetch Black & White and Store of the Future to provide key technology and business solutions for brands and retailers to facilitate growth and champion innovation. The Brand also added renowned London boutique Browns to its portfolio in 2015.

In May 2016 Farfetch secured a Series F round of investment of US $110 million, led by new investors Temasek, IDG Capital Partners and Eurazeo with existing investor Vitruvian Partners also participating in the round. The company is currently valued at over US $1 billion.