Bio

Florence Rolando is of French-Swiss origin. She studied Italian Literature and Civilization at University of Franche-Comte. She lived in Paris for 15 years where she graduated in Fashion and Textile Management from IFM, Institut Francais de la Mode. She participated in Photography and Architecture Lecture Cycles at Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain (Paris) and followed a Course in Contemporary Photography History at Christie’s Institute (London).

Florence Rolando spent many years in Fashion, working in different areas, for young designers as well as established companies. After two years in Milan where she started a collaboration with Milk Magazine and five years in New York where she co-founded Bubble Trade Shows, Florence found base in London where she lives and work, with her husband and three children.

Experience

 

Journalism Milk Magazine (8 years ) - Doolittle Magazine (2011) - Naif Magazine (2011) Code d’acces Magazine (2011) - Images magazine (2011)

Blogging Bubble News&Trends (2007-2009)- Pirouette Blog (2009 to present)

Entrepreneurship Bubble Trade Shows, co-Founder (2005)

Consulting New York Magazine, New York (2008) –  ITE Moda, UK (1010) –  Ifm, Paris (2011)

Product management& development Reebok Europe (1995-1999)

Brand/Collection management Stephane Kelian (2001) - Repetto (2000)Calypso Christiane Celle (2005)

Marketing Reebok (1995-1999)- Fila (2002- 2003)) Catherine Malandrino (2004), And’ Studio (2002), Bubble Trade Shows (2005-2009) – Special project for Reebok Europe, to culturally reconnect the brand with its urban target (1997)

Sales Bubble Trade Shows (2005-2006) – Gianni Barbato  (1994) –  Zip Zone Show Rooms Milano (2002)

Trends research The Influencer (co-author), 2004 - Ipsos Italy (2000)

PR Gianni Barbato (1994) - Bubble Trade Shows (2005-2009)