Q&A: How I went from politics to luxury retail

After years working in the political sector in France, Dounia Wone decided to start a new career in retail at the peak of the pandemic, when she took on the role of chief sustainability and inclusion officer at luxury resale online business Vestiaire Collective. Here, she shares what that transition has been like, her passion for the environment and why politics and retail aren’t actually that different. It’s an interesting time to start a new job. How would you describe your past few months