Dr Alessia Grassi

Dr Alessia Grassi


I hold a PhD in Fashion Marketing with a focus on brand experiences in the luxury fashion context. Before starting the PhD, I did a Master in International Fashion Management in Huddersfield School of Art, Design and Architecture. Prior to this, I did a Bachelor in Economics and Accountancy, and a Master in Business Consulting at the Università degli Studi di Brescia (Business School), in Italy, where I come from.

Before joining the University of Leeds School of Design as a Lecturer in Fashion Marketing, I was a Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Huddersfield Business School. 

My area of expertise is in brand experiences, consumer engagement, and marketing communications in the fashion industry.

Research interests

My research interests include also fashion retailing, artificial intelligence in the marketing context, consumer experience, masculinity in fashion.

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  • PhD - Fashion Marketing (University of Huddersfield)
  • MA - International Fashion Management (University of Huddersfield)
  • MSc - Business Consulting (Universit√† degli Studi di Brescia)
  • BSc - Economics and Accountancy (Universit√† degli Studi di Brescia)

Professional memberships

  • FHEA

Student education

I contribute to a variety of modules within the BA in Fashion Marketing programme.