Luisa Robledo Soto Joins Luxury Consulting Firm
The Moda Operandi and Rappi alumna is the new jewelry director at Azzi+Co.
Luisa Robledo Soto enters the role after a three-year hiatus from the jewelry world.
Jewelry professionals will know Robledo Soto from her tenure at Moda Operandi, where she worked as a jewelry buyer.
In 2019, she moved to her native Bogota, Colombia, where she worked as the director of fashion and beauty at Rappi, a Bogota-based on-demand delivery mobile app and Latin America’s largest startup.
Azzi+Co is headquartered in New York City and Sao Paolo, Brazil. The boutique showroom and public relations agency creates 360-degree business development and branding strategies.
“We are experts in market penetration and sales growth,” Robledo Soto told National Jeweler.
In her jewelry director role, Robledo Soto will oversee U.S. and Latin American brands and partner with new designers.
Current clients include Prasi and Anastasia Kessaris.
Prasi is a Brazilian brand that “creates the most fabulous classics with a twist, including expertly crafted chunky gold chokers and signet rings in two-tone gold,” said Robledo Soto.
“Their pieces epitomize the bold gold trend we have seen on and off the runway.”
Anastasia Kessaris, a Greek jewelry designer, “creates fun, whimsical pieces in lightweight titanium embellished with multicolor sapphires. From hearts to spiral motifs, her designs exude the joy and vibrancy we need in post-pandemic times.”
Robledo Soto will work remotely from Bogota in her new role. Prior to her seven years at Moda Operandi, she received a degree in International Relations and English Literature from Brown University.
She told National Jeweler she looks forward to reconnecting with the jewelry world.
“The jewelry industry is my family. After a three-year hiatus, I’m delighted to return. I’m excited to work closely with fabulous designers like Prasi and Anastasia Kessaris as well as with retailers whose work I’ve admired from afar until now.”
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