From the past year in NVUO Magazine, here are 10 influential women making marks in their fields.
ITBC works to build itineraries for group travel with a focus on exploring Indigenous culture and history. Emphasis is placed on Indigenous-owned and -led operations.
Each year, a group of female-identifying musicians and performers audition to take part in Honey Jam’s programming, which has launched the career of Nelly Furtado in 1997 and more recently, of Polaris Prize winner Haviah Mighty.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Rachel Feinstein is known for conjuring fairy-tale worlds in her dynamic paintings, sculptures, and mise en scènes.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Less than a decade under her hand, Cécile Bonnefond transformed Veuve Clicquot into an international brand, putting it on the tables of kings and aristocrats, and almost single-handedly inventing the notion of champagne as the only proper beverage for important celebrations.
For 33 years, Paloma Picasso, the youngest child of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso and French artist Françoise Gilot, has inspired devotion among women. Picasso’s bold, sensual designs and her use of coloured gemstones have resulted in some of Tiffany & Co.’s acclaimed showpieces.
Francesca Amfitheatrof, Tiffany & Co.’s ambitious new design director, isn’t afraid to think outside the little blue box.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Twisting around in her chair, Maria Giulia Maramotti reveals the words “Gimme Shelter” on the nape of her neck, a tribute to her style icon, Keith Richards. This sums up Maramotti—a rock-and-roll-loving free spirit who effortlessly balances this with her role as North American retail director for esteemed Italian clothing giant Max Mara.
“Here’s the deal: jazz has never been my genre,” says Annie Lennox, sitting on the sofa in her manager’s office in Los Angeles. Nevertheless, one day Lennox found herself searching for jazz tunes on YouTube and she fell down the Internet rabbit hole.