Episode 27:

Starting a Global Fashion Brand, with Zak Timol Creative Director of Velsvoir

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Zak Timol, the creative brain behind the well known menswear brand, Velsvoir, joins us to talk us through how he and his 2 brothers started up the brand (by accident) and how their famous bow ties have led to them winning awards and building a globally recognised brand. Zak is full of creative wisdom and stories about how this family run business has gone from strength to strength and is now even part of a Guinness world record! 
A big thank you to Zak for joining us!

Zak Timol

Zak Timol is an entrepreneur and Creative Director of international luxury brand Velsvoir, a menswear luxury fashion brand. A lifestyle tastemaker, he has launched three start-ups and has plied his trade across Europe, Asia and Middle East working with many premium establishments including Sketch, Cafe Royal Hotel, GQ Dubai, Catalunya Singapore and Supperclub.

Since 2013, Zak has been awarded ‘Best Regional Brand’ by Esquire Middle East, nominated ‘Best Menswear Designer’ by Grazia Middle East and awarded ‘Best Accessory Designer’ by FF London. He was also recognised in the Esquire Middle East Top 100 influencers of the decade.

A few notes from Caroline’s and Zaks chat:

Grazia Middle East

Esquire Middle East

Modest Fashion Week

TED talks


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