Founder and C.E.O.
MM Luxe Consulting
Marigay McKee is the Founder and CEO of MM Luxe Consulting, an exclusive firm bringing insight, innovation, and implementation knowhow to the luxury, beauty, fashion and retail industries.
works collaboratively with clients and partner brands to develop marketing, brand positioning, brand extension, market entry and merchandising strategies that lead to lasting competitive advantage and shareholder value for her
is also active with early stage real estate development companies on their retail strategy.
supports niche beauty and fashion labels and works closely with developing startups, in addition to working with established brands.
clients are global and include leading luxury brands and retailers in Europe, the United States, South America, the Middle East and Asia.
Some of her
most recent work involves content development for both broadcast and publishing ventures.
works alongside established U.S. brands wanting to expand internationally and advises on entry strategies for international brands seeking to access the U.S. market.
Marigayâ€™s clients include accessory, shoe, apparel, beauty brands and real estate development companies.
is a member of the board of Violet Grey, a privately held online luxury editorial and e-commerce site.
Before founding MM Luxe Consulting, Marigay enjoyed a twenty year career in luxury retailing, beginning as an executive at Estee Lauder Europe.
She eventually moved to the pinnacle of Londonâ€™s retail world when she joined Harrods as a Senior Beauty Buyer and over a fifteen year period at the helm of buying and product strategy, advanced to become Chief Merchant.
As a result of her
attracted a greater share of high-end luxury clients to the store through the implementation of her
strategic vision and direction on exclusivity.
subsequently moved across the Atlantic to be President of Saks Fifth Avenue
in New York, where she
evolved a new vision for the iconic brandâ€™s luxury and positioning platform, new branding and packaging development and a launch platform for new brands.
She is also an advisor to several emerging fashion brands in the United Kingdom and the United States, mentoring young talent and young entrepreneurs.
Marigay is a graduate of Middlesex University where she studied history and modern languages.
is fluent in Spanish, French and Italian, making her
a valued board member for global brands.
She also served as a luxury advisor to the Financial Times, is a â€œGREATâ€� Ambassador for the UK trade initiative and is an ongoing collaborator with the British Fashion Council mentoring young designers to boost trade from Britain.
now resides in New York with her
family, and feels at home throughout the world.