12 Nov '11, 9pm

Rebirth of chic - TODAYonline

Dressed in a sleek black pantsuit that accentuates her tall, slender frame, and with her blonde locks pulled taut in a ponytail, Ms Sibylle Schön appears every inch the corporate bigwig. Only a light sprinkling of gold accessories offers an inkling as to the industry she is in, and adds a dash of individual flair to her professional getup. "My grandparents on my mother's side owned jewellery shops but sold them before I was old enough to realise what was going on," she explains. "But somehow, the memory must have stayed with me. That's the reason I love jewellery!" As is the case with other management executives in the rag trade, Ms Schön's current role as president and CEO of Etienne Aigner AG is as glamorous as it is demanding. Rubbing shoulders with supermodels and celebrities is par for the course, but so is submitting to a gruelling schedule. In the past week alone, M...

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