President - Founder
Graduated from Ecole du Louvre, Vidya Narine was named curator of the ANDAM Fashion Award collection
for the Musée de Arts Décoratifs (Maison Martin Margiela, Christophe Lemaire, Bless, Felipe Oliveira Baptista, A.P.C, AMI Alexandre Mattiussi etc).
She then worked as a consultant for the chain stores And A (Sazaby Group, Tokyo) with Agnès Chemetoff,
and joined Surface to Air where she developed Rendez-Vous tradeshows until July 2009 (Acne, Richard Nicoll, Kitsuné, Opening Ceremony, etc.).
Inspired by an extended and high-end knowledge of the international fashion industry, Vidya founded Le New Black in 2009 and leads the company since then.
CEO - Founder
Graduated from Rouen Business School, Bernard is a self-taught software programmer.
He first joined Vivendi Universal Net as a business developer, and then run his own web agency Studio BCK,
working in numerous projects grounded in fashion, travel and culture, before co-founding Le New Black.
Sales & Marketing Director
Born in France to a Portuguese family, Ludovic has been traveling and working in Latin and North America before heading to the fashion capital Paris for Le New Black. Fascinated by new technologies and marketing, he studied at Neoma Business School and then got his Masters degree at Sup de Co Amiens. Before joining Le New Black, he has worked as media account director at Publicis Group in France and as Digital Marketing manager at Accenture Brazil.
Born and raised in the USA, after finishing her studies in Political Science, International Relations, Legal Studies and the French Language, Tori started her career helping French companies bridge the cultural and language gaps to expand into International Markets. Her international business development experience brought her to Paris in 2012. After working in both SaaS and retail distribution in the technology sector, Tori joined Le New Black to expand upon this experience in the creative fashion industry.
Sales manager Mens
Born and raised in Lyon, France Yassine has developed a strong passion for fashion and street style. With his experience in sales and marketing that he has gained from hype cities like Paris to California, he managed to build a strong approach to sales in the fashion industry. Having created his own fashion agency at a very young age; Yassine brings his never-ending energy to the Le New Black office every day.
Sales manager Accessories
Mara has always been interested in fashion both in creative and business sides. A background that goes from fine arts to communication, press, marketing, and sales Mara brings a multidisciplinary presence to her working methods. After working for Premiere Classe trade show as a sales manager, she now applies her experience in wholesale business to Le New Black’s online platform.
Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Nadia followed a three years program at Esmod Paris in Fashion business,
and a Bachelor in Innovation Management for Fashion Industries at Le Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers de Paris.
Her experiences at la Fédération Française de la Couture in the communication department, Monnier Frères at the buying department,
and for the italian brandMarni shaped her knowledge of the industry and her refined taste.
Born and raised in Normandie France, Salome has moved to Paris to pursue her education and fulfill her passion for fashion.
After receiving her bachelor’s degree in business at the European Business School, she proceeded with a master degree in Fashion Management and Luxury.
Having both retail and wholesale experience at exclusive fashion houses like Prada and IRO, Salome managed to have a deep understanding of both ends of the fashion industry.
Born and raised in Istanbul Turkey, Erdem studied sociology that helped him to understand the human relations and develop his writing skills.
Graduating with his final thesis on fashion, he started to work for Shopi go, the first concept store in Istanbul as a Media and Communication Manager.
He moved to Paris as he decided to have a more professional understanding in fashion and received his MBA degree in Luxury Brand Management at IFA Paris
while interning at brands like Roksanda Ilincic and Dice Kayek before he became the Content Manager at Le New Black.
Graduated from Supélec engineering school, Mathieu had gained his master's degree in computing at Imperial College London.
After he started his career as a PHP developer at My Little Paris,
he continued working for start-ups as he finds the energy and the motivation of small scaled companies are irreplaceable.
An everlasting passion for innovation and entrepreneurship has led Gildas to graduate from a master’s degree at Kedge Business School ESC.
Combining his theoretical knowledge with an adventurous mind,
he worked for several start-ups from India to Paris as a product owner before joining Le New Black Tech team.
Michael has worked for communication agencies as a PHP developer.
His indulgence for fast-paced environments, innovative visions and creative product led him to join Le New Black Tech Team.
With a dedication of always moving forward, Geoffroy has worked in countries from Australia to Spain with his business degree from INSEEC
until he decided to change his career path by studying technical engineering at 42 where he specialized in the iOS systems.
Now Geoffroy is taking the Le New Black experience on iOS to another level.