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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  • New York

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    • Tim Blanks Editor-at-Large, Style.com
    • Erika Palomino Editor-in-Chief, L'Officiel Brasil
    • Dion Lee Designer, Dion Lee
    • Chiara Ferragni Founder, theblondesalad.com
    • Virginie Mouzat Editor-in-Chief of Fashion, Vanity Fair ...
    • Vera Wang Designer, Vera Wang
    • Michael Kors Designer, Michael Kors
    • Virginie Mouzat Editor-in-Chief of Fashion, Vanity Fair ...
    • Joan Smalls Model
    • Alice Ferraz Founder, Ferraz Moda PR
    • Nick Knight Director, SHOWstudio.com
    • Edward Enninful Fashion & Style Director, W Magazine
      • Daniela Falcão Editor-in-Chief, Vogue Brasil
      • Carine Roitfeld Editor-in-Chief, CR Fashion Book
      • Thom Browne Designer, Thom Browne
      • Fei Fei Sun Model
      • Paulo Borges Founder & Artistic Director, São Paulo F...
      • Pat McGrath Makeup Artist
      • François Nars Founder, Nars Cosmetics
      • Sophia Amoruso Chief Executive & Creative Director, Nas...
      • Franca Sozzani Editor-in-Chief, Vogue Italia
      • Stefano Tonchi Editor, W Magazine

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