Diversity in Luxury Awards 2024

Diversity in Luxury Awards Luncheon at Hotel Café Royal Acknowledges Outstanding Achievements in the Luxury Industry

London, 22nd January 2024

The esteemed Hotel Café Royal in London was the gracious setting for a luncheon honouring excellence and diversity at the Diversity in Luxury Awards. Founded by the visionary Elizabeth Solaru, this luncheon brought together global luxury industry leaders, influencers, and trailblazers for an afternoon dedicated to celebrating diversity and excellence in the luxury sector.

Elizabeth Solaru, Founder of the Diversity in Luxury Awards, expressed her excitement, saying, “The Diversity in Luxury Awards are a testament to the incredible talent and innovation within the luxury industry. We are honoured to recognise and celebrate those who are breaking barriers and setting new standards of excellence.”

The afternoon featured a splendid awards ceremony, spotlighting outstanding individuals and businesses across various categories.


Empowering Luxury Entrepreneur

Cindy Chao – The Art Jewel

Luxury Leadership for Social Change

Leena Nair CEO of Chanel

Luxury Innovative Cultural Collaboration

Yinka Ilori and Bulgari Hotel

Ethical Luxury Initiative of the Year


Diversity in Luxury Retail Experience

Amal Ameen

Emerging Talent in Inclusive Luxury Services

Lorenzo Robert Savage III

Design Icon Award

Ozwald Boateng

The Masterful Artisan Award

Wallace Chan

Best Diverse Luxury Event

Charlotte Ricard-Quesada

Champion of Diversity and Inclusion

June Sarpong BBC Director & Media Personality

Diversity in Luxury Design

Richard Morris for Bentley

Inclusive Luxury Brand of the Year

Grace Wales-Bonner

Campaign for Social Impact

Guarantee Trust Bank

Luxury Inclusivity Innovation


Icon of Inclusivity Award

Bethann Hardison

The Trailblazer Award

Virgil Abloh

Our Judging Panel

We express our sincere gratitude to our esteemed panel of judges for their invaluable contributions to the success of the Diversity in Luxury Awards. Your expertise, discernment, and commitment to recognizing excellence and diversity within the luxury industry have played a pivotal role in shaping the narrative of these prestigious awards. Each judge has brought a wealth of experience and insight, ensuring a fair and thorough evaluation of the exceptional talent and innovation showcased. Your dedication to promoting diversity in luxury has not only elevated the significance of these awards but has also inspired positive change within the industry.


We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our esteemed partners whose unwavering support and collaboration have been instrumental in making the Diversity in Luxury Awards a resounding success. Your dedication and commitment to recognizing and celebrating diversity in the luxury industry have truly elevated the impact of these awards. Together, we have created a platform that not only honors excellence but also fosters inclusivity and innovation within the luxury sector.

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