Her career focus has been in retail merchandising and general management with stints at Fortune 500 brands such as aerie, Old Navy, and Victoria’s Secret. She is currently Co-President / Chief Merchandising and Design Officer for Savage x Fenty where she oversees product creation for the brand including the Design, Product Development, Production, Merchandising, Planning, and Site Merchandising teams. She is also leading the Retail team and Savage's entrance into brick and mortar.
Prior to Savage, Christiane was with FullBeauty Brands, a leading direct-to-consumer multi-brand apparel company, where, as SVP of E-commerce and Marketplaces, she had P&L responsibility for all digital channels. Her scope of experience is wide, having managed businesses across women’s and men’s apparel, intimate apparel, beauty, consumer electronics, and consumer packaged goods. She currently sits on the board of directors for Chobani, Hoot Suite, and Savage x Fenty and is also a member of the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Digital Council and the NRF NXT Conference Content Advisory Board.
Ms. Pendarvis earned a BA in Economics from Harvard University and an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina.She is passionate about increasing diversity and representation in the fashion industry and dedicates her time to mentoring women of color specifically.She currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with her husband and identical twin daughters.