Panelist Speaker


Robert Leleux (President) is the former editor of domino magazine, and the former managing editor of Lonny. His essays and articles have appeared in such publications as The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, and The Huffington Post. He is also the author of three books—The Memoirs of a Beautiful Boy, The Living End, and the forthcoming Southern Style Now™ .



TOMA ...

Toma Clark Haines is an American expat who has lived overseas nearly 20 years in Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin and Venice.  She’s an entrepreneur, writer, international speaker, global tastemaker, lifestyle consultant and the founder and CEO of The Antiques Diva® & Co, the world's largest antiques touring and sourcing company offering antiquing tours in 15 countries. Her intimate knowledge of the European antiques market makes Clark Haines a sought-after speaker and “cool hunter” to forecast interior design trends.  She speaks often on the subject of  mixing antiques with modern furnishings, the history of  European furniture and the business of antiques; and  is a

popular speaker on entrepreneurism and women in business.   As if that doesn’t keep her busy enough - she is also the founder/designer of the TCH Collection - Lush Decadence offering exclusive one of a kind Couture Jewelry.  Rumor has it, she is currently working on designing  a handbag line in association with Bevilaqua.  Toma is also a furniture designer and launched her first licensed furniture collection at High Point Fall Market 2018 - The Antiques Diva Collection by Aidan Gray Home. When she’s not working, Toma has a penchant for driving fast cars, loves champagne, and collects vintage Chanel.  She likes to play polo in Argentina, go elephant trekking in Thailand or husky sledding in the Arctics and occasionally skydives tandem.  She currently resides in Venice, Italy with her cats Fortuny and Fiorella, who are quickly working on becoming the most famous kittens on Instagram.

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