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Design By Destination

Travel has inspired some of the most beautiful creative works in history across art, fashion and design. The mission of Design by Destination is to share candid conversations from industry leaders to inspire your own creativity and encourage exploration and development, both professionally and personally.

In partnership with She Gone, a new hospitality platform changing the way women travel the world and the The Whitby Hotel we are proud to present a world class group of female founders and entrepreneurs for our inaugural digital event series.

Scroll down to learn more about these amazing women and to watch the complete Design by Destination panel.

Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.
Miriam Beard


Author of The Most Powerful Woman In The Room Is You & Head of Strategic Partnerships at Christie's.

In addition to her role within Christie’s, she has raised over half a billion dollars for over 400 non-profits worldwide as the leading benefit auctioneer in the country. Ms. Fenet has trained all of Christie’s benefit auctioneers for the past seven years, and travels around the country to speak to corporations and groups on “The Art of Selling.” Lydia’s auctioneering achievements have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Vogue, Crain’s, Elle, Vanity Fair, Forbes, WWD, and

The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You is her first book and was published by Gallery, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, in Spring 2019. Lydia is also founding partner of She Gone, a membership based hospitality brand that re-imagines corporate travel for women.



Co-founder & Creative Director, Dannijo

Danielle heads up the design and digital/social strategy at DANNIJO. She is considered a trailblazer in experiential marketing with out-of-the-box partnerships ranging from the American Ballet Theatre to Mercedes Benz. Danielle is a member of the CFDA and recognized as a rising entrepreneur by a range of prestigious publications including Inc Magazine’s 30 Under 30, Forbes 30 Under 30, and Glamour Magazines’ Women of the Year Awards. She has been recognized as a leader in the social media movement by The New York Times, honored with the Young Philanthropist Award at the Love Heals Gala, and most recently covered the last ever print issue, September 2019, of BRIDES magazine.

Danielle launched her podcast in 2019, No Filter with Danielle Snyder, featuring raw, in-depth interviews with some of the world’s most influential individuals. Season one guests include Gary Vaynerchuk, Brooklyn Decker, Questlove and Jenny Mollen among others.



Co-founder & CEO, ADAY

Nina Faulhaber is co-founder of ADAY, a direct-to-consumer brand with the aim to lift the standard for clothing by creating seasonless essentials from technical fabrics: a wardrobe that does more with less. Prior to ADAY, Nina was a Venture Capitalist at Index Ventures, an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and in a former life a competitive gymnast in Germany.

Nina was named to Forbes 30 under 30 in Retail & E-Commerce in 2016 with her co-founder Meg and ADAY was named one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Companies in 2018 and has been featured in Fast Company, Vogue, Refinery29 + Conde Nast Traveler. Nina is passionate about minimalism, planet earth, human connection + creating a beautiful future and the role ADAY as a brand plays when it comes to conscious living, sustainability + creating that very future.



Creative Brand Strategist & Fmr. Head of Brand Marketing, Vogue

Negar is an independent creative brand strategist, working with luxury brands in fashion, beauty, and travel on unexpected, yet effective marketing campaigns. With 15 years of industry experience, Negar has received multiple awards for excellence in creative marketing. She has held leadership positions at Ralph Lauren, Theory, Helmut Lang, and Vogue.

As the Head of Brand Marketing at Vogue Magazine, she received industry recognition for creating new revenue streams anchored in editorial. Most notably, Vogue's first membership club (Vogue100) and surprise collaborations including everything from Vogue x Nike Sneakers to Vogue Surfboards. Her love for travel has inspired her creative work and leads her here, as a partner of She Gone, to build the brand's strategy and marketing.



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