Vanessa Jossel is a Partner in Coat Couture, founded in 1993, which offers a bespoke and individual approach to fashion. Coat Couture has an extensive collection of designs fashioned from sheepskin, suede and leather all sourced from France and Italy.
A keen art enthusiast and collector, Vanessa was a patron of The Contemporary Arts Society and travels extensively to visit art exhibitions and fairs throughout the world. These are often organised by Exhibition Circle, of which she has been a longstanding member.
Vanessa started her career in Johannesburg before becoming a Partner at her own law firm, Oshry, Strous and Jossel, in 1984. After practising law for 10 years and completing the Tax Law Programme at the University of South Africa, Vanessa emigrated to UK in 1990.
Graduating from University of The Witwatersrand in South Africa in 1978 with a Bachelor of Laws degree, Vanessa was also admitted as an Attorney to the Supreme Court of South Africa.