Founder, CEO and Creative Director of BURNETT
Emily Burnett is the Founder, CEO and Creative Director of BURNETT, the female owned and operated luxury women’s fashion label in New York City. BURNETT provides boldly feminine luxury fashion with a mission to empower and inspire all women. Since its launch in 2018, BURNETT has participated in New York Fashion Week and has entered into top retailers such as Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Net A Porter, and Moda Operandi. BURNETT has partnered with UNICEF’s Girls Education Program as well as numerous other foundations to support women’s initiatives worldwide. Burnett strives to redefine the parameters of a traditionally male-dominated space by creating a thoughtful, diverse community for clients, teams, and partners.
Prior to launching her namesake label, Emily was the Creative Director at Dennis Basso for over a decade where she gained international recognition within the luxury fashion industry for her infinitely feminine sensibility and cutting-edge innovation in evening inspired Ready-To-Wear, Eveningwear and Bridal. Attention to detail, craftsmanship and effortless style characterize her signature aesthetic.
Emily graduated with high honors from Parsons School of Design with a BFA in Fashion Design and a BA in Cultural and Media Studies. Burnett’s designs have been featured in numerous publications including Vogue, WWD, Forbes, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair and W Magazine.