Natalie Massenet is already planning her next project, just two months after her sudden exit from Net-A-Porter.
A new revolutionary fashion launch could be in the works, after documents filed at Companies House revealed she established a business called Imaginary Ventures Limited on October 14. Massenet is listed as the only director, although no other details are known.
Massenet was the first to capitalise on the idea of luxury e-commerce, changing the way we shop forever, so we're looking forward to seeing what she has rolled up her sleeve next.
On Thursday 3 September 2015, we wrote...
Natalie Massenet, the founder of Net-A-Porter, has suddenly left the company that she built.
"My entrepreneurial drive is as strong today as it always has been, and my passion for innovation will continue to be my greatest guide in business," Massenet said in a statement.
The fashion journalist-turned-fashion entrepreneur, who founded the site in 2000, tendered her resignation upon returning from a recent holiday, according to , which broke the story.
Massenet has also reportedly sold her shares in Net-a-Porter and is exiting the company with more than £100 million.
In March, Net-A-Porter announced it had reached an agreement to merge with Italian e-commerce competitor Yoox - and in late July, Yoox's shareholders gave the company the green light to finalise the deal. The merger is still expected to be completed by October.
"Following Natalie Massenet's tendering of her resignation today as executive chairman of the Net-a-Porter Group, Ms. Massenet will not be a member of the board of directors of the new group which will result from the upcoming merger, " Yoox said in a statement.
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