Veronique Charmant

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Veronique Charmant

Fashion Accessories & Jewelry Consultant / Design / Sourcing / Product Development / Buying / Product Management

Current Location

Paris, France

Veronique is available for work

I am a leader with 18 years+ experience in buying, product management, sourcing and product development, with extensive skills and experience acquired in luxury and premium brands, concept-store, fashion omni-channel retailers, and tradings in Europe and APAC, across Fine Jewelry, Fashion Jewelry and Accessories sectors.

I design, create, plan, deliver and execute successful strategy, creative and commercial consumer-centered profitable collections at the right time.

My passion is Jewelry from luxury to costume jewelry.

I am an adaptable, authentic, joyful, agile, creative, strategic and innovative servant leader, committed to honesty, transparency, hard-work and improvement of processes.

Knowledge and key competencies acquired:
- Leadership and Management
- Trends forecast & Analysis
- Design inputs
- Sourcing, Product Development
- Product Management
- Buying, Merchandising
- Brand Management
- Marketing
- Project Management & coordination
- Communication and Negotiation
- Business Development
- Sales
- Data analysis

Key Achievements:
+Set-up and lead new businesses and new department with a steadfast, entrepreneurial mindset in multicultural and international environment
+Delivered up to 8 multi-products collection per season with a total of 2500 products
+Excellent knowledge of Fine Jewelry, Fashion Jewelry and Accessories market
+Management of annual budget from 2 million Euros up to 15 millions Euros
+Business acumen to produce sales growth and meet/exceed annual financial objectives
+Ability to detect commercial opportunities and to translate creative products into winning range

Soft skills:
Passionate, enthusiastic, fast-learner, curious, creative, analytical, problem solver, negotiator, result-oriented, business driven, self-motivated, great team player, people leader, kind, purposeful, listener

Sectors: Luxury Goods & Fine Jewelry, Accessories

Please contact me at veroniquecharmant@gmail.com to find out how I might contribute and add value to your organization.

  • Brands Veronique has worked with
    • Self-Employed
    • Asia Today Limited
    • Shanghai Tang, Ready-To-Wear and Lifestyle Luxury Brand
    • Plukka Fine Jewelry
    • Tillsonburg Ltd, Sourcing and Product Development Company
    • Concept4 Group, Sourcing and Product Development Company
    • Naf Naf, Womenswear Fashion Omni-Channel Retailer
    • Publicis Drugstore, Concept-Store of Publicis
    • Etam, Womenswear Fashion Omni-Channel Retailer
  • Veronique's past titles
    • Collections Coordinator
    • Head Of Merchandising
    • Senior Merchandiser
    • Merchandise Director
    • Merchandise Director
    • Fashion Buyer
    • Senior Buyer
    • Senior Merchandise Manager
    • Product Marketing Specialist
Work Preference
Location Preference

Open to relocation

Work Pattern

Open to Full time or Part time work

Employment Preference
  • Freelance Assignments
  • Permanent Positions
  • Hourly Consulting
Experience

Fashion Accessories & Jewelry Consultant

Self-Employed

Nov 2020 - Present

Work with Apparel and Accessories brands worldwide, manufacturers and suppliers mainly based in China, on a consultancy basis. I help to create, develop and produce the best targeted Fashion Accessori...

Head of Buying & Product Management | Fashion Jewelry, Accessories and Loungewear

Asia Today Limited

Jun 2018 - Jun 2020

Responsible for building the assortment strategy and buying, defining collection structure and leading design and product development with full responsibility of supply-chain in order to achieve sales...

Senior Product Development Manager I Woman Ready-to-wear, Jewelry & Accessories

Shanghai Tang, Ready-To-Wear and Lifestyle Luxury Brand

Jul 2016 - Sep 2017

Take on full ownership for the brand customer offer from assortment strategy to end products by setting directions, managing, coaching design, sourcing, and buying team in line with company strategy, ...

Buying & Merchandising Director I Fine Jewelry

Plukka Fine Jewelry

May 2015 - Jul 2016

Lead and manage all brands partnership from product selection for all distribution channels, image awareness, terms and contracts and communication.

• Management of Designers portfolio from research,...

Creative & Merchandising Director I Fashion Jewelry & Accessories

Tillsonburg Ltd, Sourcing and Product Development Company

Oct 2013 - May 2015

Set-up and management of the Fashion Jewelry & Accessories division with full responsibility of operations, design, product development, production, P&L and business development

• Management of 1 sen...

  • Merchandising

    (Advanced)

  • Management

    (Advanced)

  • Fashion

    (Advanced)

  • Marketing

    (Advanced)

  • Product Development

    (Advanced)

  • Trend Analysis

    (Advanced)

  • Budgets

    (Intermediate)

  • Fashion Design

French

Native

English

Fluent

German

Basic

Université Lumière Lyon 2

DESS - Post graduate diploma in fashion

Marketing, communication, brand strategy in fashion

2000 to 2001

ISTA - Institut Supérieur Textile d'Alsace

Master's degree in textile product management

Buying, textile technology (weaving, chemistry, knitting...), marketing, global management

1998 to 2000

University of Derby

BA in Business Administration

Strategic marketing, human resources and international management

1997 to 1998

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