Expertise in Luxury Marketing Strategy & Brand Management
With more than 15 years of experience in fields such as couture, watchmaking and hospitality, Audrey Kabla is a specialist in managing, rejuvenating, elevating or creating Premium and Luxury Brands. In 2010, she founds Epykomène agency, which accompanies Luxury Brands as well as young promising concepts to reveal the treasures of their brands through emotional strategy, operational creations and in-house training. She accompanied and collaborated with more than 50 companies in France, in the US and worldwide. Among them: Gucci, Christian Dior, French Deal, Beneteau, Hilton, Timex Group, Olympus, Lilly Pulitzer, 3i3s etc.
“To teach is to learn twice” – Joseph Joubert
Since 2011, she is also head of master’s degree program, professor, lecturer, thesis supervisor and jury in the Masters and MBA in Luxury, Fashion and Design Marketing in France and worldwide. Among the institutions that welcome her to participate in round tables, debates or jury: The Fashion Institute of Technology, NYU, LIM, Brooklyn College, Jacksonville University, Monmouth College, Bekeley College (NYC), Sup de Pub, INSEEC Group, ESG MBA, PSB Group, ESMOD – ISEM, Isefac Bachelor, IONIS Group, ESLSCA, ModSpe, Pantheon La Sorbonne University, Paris Dauphine University, ICN Nancy, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Sichuan Agricultural University.
For her classes & in-house trainings, Audrey Kabla collaborated with several prestigious Brands & museums such as Plaza Athénée, le Meurice, le Royal Monceau, le Musée Yves Saint Laurent Pierre Bergé, l’Opéra Garnier, le Grand Palais, le Musée Galliera, le Musée d’Orsay, la Fondation Cartier, la Maison Hermès, la Fondation Louis Vuitton, La Maison Azzedine Alaia, le Musée Breguet, la Maison Richard Mille, Baselworld, Who’s next, SIHH, JCK Show, Curve fair etc.
Writing & an new author life
In November 2016, Audrey’s life reaches a new point. She publishes her first book “Marque & Luxe” expliqué à mon boss published by Editions KAWA. This first book, a strategic yet fictionalized work, draws a philosophical, psychological and spiritual approach of Luxury from its original state to the business field we know today. Audrey Kabla unveils, in an interactive, fun and poetic way, the concept of Brand management with and for “Millennial” eyes, in search of pleasure, authenticity & “zen’attitude”.
She publishes and is interviewed by the press in France. Among those publications: Stratégies, CB News, A Nous Paris, Customer Relations, Adwise Research, Talk Walk, L’Express Dix, Le Monde des Grandes Écoles, Le Journal du Luxe etc. Audrey Kabla is preparing a new book for 2019.
Since February 2011, Audrey Kabla handles the editorial direction and writes for The Blog of Epykomene about Luxury & Fashion trends worldwide.
In 2016, Audrey Kabla becomes co-managing director of club Luxe de l’ADETEM. ADETEM is the first association of marketing in France. There, she co-organizes conferences whose themes vary: Luxury & Aeronautics, Generation Z & Luxury, happiness within Luxury Brands. Among the Brands presented: Bell & Ross, Ethiad, Louboutin, NYX, L’Oreal Group etc.
Since August 2017, Audrey is now involved in a new entrepreneurial project with the field of services. Soon to come: gourmet food (fooding), delicatessen, well-being & hospitality in a Millennial bobochic atmosphere.