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Amanda Wakeley

Multi-award winning designer, entrepreneur and corporate speaker Amanda Wakeley OBE, creates stylish, supremely luxurious womenswear and accessories. Founder and Creator Director of her own luxury lifestyle brand, Amanda is the brains behind the timeless collection of clothes, leather goods, jewellery and scarves. Known across the globe for her tough-talking style and charitable work, Amanda is a model keynote speaker. 

Multi-award winning designer Amanda Wakeley OBE, launched her signature label in 1990 and has been developing an international reputation for creating stylish, supremely luxurious womenswear and accessories ever since. Entrepreneur and keynote speaker, Amanda talks business with panache, passion and style.

After a stint as a New York fashion model in the 1980s, stepping off the catwalk but remaining in the industry, Amanda launched her label by opening a small boutique in the heart of Chelsea.

Since that first store, Amanda’s brand has become internationally renowned. She owns a flagship store in Mayfair and other luxury retailers across the globe, Amanda’s brand dominates the luxury fashion industry.

Her clean and sophisticated aesthetic has won her the British Fashion Award for Glamour magazine three times, and Scarlett Johansson, Demi Moore, Helen Mirren, Kate Winslet, Kate Beckinsdale and Charlize Theron are amongst her fans.

Amanda has also had the honour of dressing many Royals, most notably Queen Rania of Jordan and the late Diana, Princess of Wales. In 2010 Amanda was awarded an OBE for her services to the fashion industry

Expanding into jewellery and bridal wear, there is truly no fashion sector Amanda cannot conquer. Amanda has developed a luxury lifestyle brand which embodies the values of dressing women with effortless, empowering style. She brings this across not only in her clothing range but accessory and bridal collection too.

Her rise to business success has entailed negotiating tough challenges and she now uses her considerable experience and talent to help raise both funds and awareness for a number of charitable causes, since 1996 she has co-chaired the committee for Fashion Targets Breast Cancer appeal.             

Amanda is an accomplished and award-winning fashion designer, she is a confident and highly inspirational speaker.

Her speaking topics include:

- The rise of a successful fashion business

- How to develop a luxury brand

- The story of Amanda Wakeley

- Getting your business to a successful international level 

For further information or to book Amanda Wakeley, in association with her management company, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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