With over 15 years of experience in the luxury fashion industry, Harrods Head of Accessories and Shoes, Josie Gardner is an expert in her field. After graduating in 2011 with a Fashion Management degree from London College of Fashion, Josie’s most noteworthy experience was her almost nine years at Selfridges & Co, where she worked her way up from Assistant Buyer in Women’s Ready-to-Wear to Buying Manager for Accessories, Shoes, Jewellery and Watches, which is where she realised her passion for the category.
In October 2021 Josie began her journey at Harrods as Head of Accessories and Shoes. Here, Josie heads up an experienced team that oversees two of the most luxurious and exclusive accessories and shoe departments in the world. During her tenure at Harrods, Josie has embraced the fast-paced and every-changing landscape, and celebrated many significant moments in the brand’s history, from redevelopment masterplan projects, large scale brand takeovers, exclusive pop-ups, and globally momentous brand launches.
Under Josie’s leadership, Harrods Accessories continues to grow while Josie works towards influencing future generations of fashion buyers and industry experts by sharing her experiences and collaborating.