SoleSavy, one of the fastest-growing sneaker startups, announced today that Anna Bediones joined its team as Director of Strategy, Women’s. In this role, Anna will lead SoleSavy’s latest venture to create a safe and inclusive community for women sneakerheads. Next month, the company will launch its first exclusive women’s community.
Anna is a leader within the sneaker industry, both as a voice and creative. Her experience includes writing for some of the industry’s top sneaker publications, hosting video and podcast series, styling campaigns for companies like Jordan Brand and Nike, serving as a go-to brand ambassador for beauty, fashion, and sneaker brands, and more.
“Anna is one of the most respected voices in the sneaker and style communities,” says CEO Dejan Pralica. “She’s worked on creative projects with every major brand, retailer, marketplace, and publication in the industry. Her unique experience as both a lifelong sneakerhead and creative in the space makes her the ideal leader to help us build the best sneaker community for women, and beyond.”
About SoleSavy: Founded in 2018, it received $2M in funding from investors such as Bedrock Capital, Jason Calacanis’ LAUNCH fund, and Panache Ventures. Recently, its executive team added veterans from Nike’s Jordan Brand and the Los Angeles Lakers. From building one of the largest paid sneaker communities online, SoleSavy looks to take their momentum into building a new all-in-one experience that includes community, content, and a marketplace.