José Neves

José Neves
Founder & CEO,
Farfetch.com

A seasoned fashion entrepreneur, José Neves has long had the vision of bringing together his interests in technology and fashion to celebrate and support the creativity and diversity of the global fashion industry.

José has been involved in the fashion start up world since the mid 1990s when he launched footwear design business SWEAR. In 2001 José opened the world renowned b store, which went on to receive numerous accolades and awards including the British Fashion Award for Retailer of the Year in 2006.

In 2008 José launched farfetch.com, a project which brought together his previous experiences as a fashion designer, wholesaler and retailer. José had the vision of a single portal offering independent fashion boutiques and designers an opportunity to compete in the online arena with the leaders of fashion e-tail.

farfetch.com now comprises of 250 boutiques, spanning a total of 17 countries and delivers globally.