The People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry

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What is the BoF 500?

No other industry has a cast of characters as passionate, diverse and interesting as those who influence and animate the business of fashion, from business titans and daring young designers to power princesses and discreet behind-the-scenes catalysts, in cities from New York to Paris to Beijing and beyond.

The BoF 500 is a live, visual index of these talented shapers of the global fashion industry, curated by the editors of The Business of Fashion and powered by social media.

Explore the BoF 500 to learn who they are, what they’re doing and how they break down, from designers to entrepreneurs to behind-the-scenes catalysts, hailing from 27 countries and representing 50 different nationalities.

Who they are: Discover professional pages for each of the BoF 500 Filter by Role and Location...

What They're Doing: Explore a live mosaic powered by social media

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      • Erika Palomino Editor-in-Chief, L'Officiel Brasil
      • Kate Phelan Creative Director/Fashion Director, Tops...
      • Helena Bordon Founder, helenabordon.com
      • Wen Zhou Chief Executive, 3.1 Phillip Lim
      • Tom Ford President and Chief Executive, Tom Ford ...
      • Erika Palomino Editor-in-Chief, L'Officiel Brasil
      • Virginie Mouzat Editor-in-Chief of Fashion, Vanity Fair ...
      • Stefano Tonchi Editor, W Magazine
      • Evelina Khromtchenko TV-host & Writer
      • Anna Wintour Artistic Director, Condé Nast
      • Emily Weiss Founder & Creative Director, intotheglos...
      • Lisa Eldridge Makeup Artist
      • Virginie Mouzat Editor-in-Chief of Fashion, Vanity Fair ...
      • David James Creative Director, AnOther Magazine
      • Nick Knight Director, SHOWstudio.com
      • Paul Smith Designer, Paul Smith
      • Roberto Cavalli Designer, Roberto Cavalli
      • Stephen Jones Milliner, Stephen Jones
      • Stephen Jones Milliner, Stephen Jones
      • Stephen Jones Milliner, Stephen Jones
      • Claudio Antonioli Founder, Antonioli
      • Tommy Hilfiger Designer & Founder, Tommy Hilfiger
      • Tommy Hilfiger Designer & Founder, Tommy Hilfiger
      • Tommy Hilfiger Designer & Founder, Tommy Hilfiger
      • Tommy Hilfiger Designer & Founder, Tommy Hilfiger

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