Hassan Pierre is an entrepreneur and co-founder of the hybrid luxury ethical fashion retailer, MAISON DE MODE. The concept, which began in 2014, fuses concept brick & mortar experiences alongside a seamless online boutique, specializing in unique ready-to-wear, fine jewelry, accessories and home goods.
Pierre attended the prestigious, Parsons School of Design where he studied Design & Management. After his inaugural year he launched the demi-couture label, Way It Should Be, which specialized in vintage couture fabrics and supported manufacturing in the United States.
He has extended his experience and voice to numerous panel discussions including the 2015 NGO Conference at the United Nations, was a judge for the Denim Challenge at the Copenhagen Fashion Summit in 2016, has participated in numerous CFDA discussions and spoke at SXSW in March 2018. Most recently he has spoken at the Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit and during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Pierre also sits on the Advisory Board for the 2019 CFDA + Lexus Fashion* Initiative 3.0.