Caroline Brown

Managing Director

Caroline is a Managing Director at Closed Loop Partners. In this role, she leads the practice for fashion and beauty across all investment platforms.

Caroline has spent over two decades in the fashion industry. Prior to joining CLP, she was CEO of Donna Karan International (DKI) and DKNY, for LVMH. Caroline also served as President of Carolina Herrera, a luxury fashion house headquartered in New York and available in over 100 countries. She was CEO of Akris, Inc., the Swiss based luxury brand and began her career at Giorgio Armani with over a decade in leadership roles of Marketing & Communications.

The transition of the fashion industry to a more circular, sustainable future will be driven by the powerful combination of leading innovations and catalytic capital. This partnership will undoubtedly create a stronger and more profitable future for companies and customers alike.
Caroline Brown - Managing Director • Closed Loop Fashion Fund

Caroline is an advisor for the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan School of Management, a member of the Board of Trustees for Choate Rosemary Hall and a member of the Women’s Forum of New York. She has served in the past as a member of the CFDA VOGUE Fashion Fund business advisory committee and as a mentor to emerging US designers.

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