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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      • Cecilia Morelli Parikh, Julie Leymarie &... Co-Founders, Le Mill
      • Prabal Gurung Designer, Prabal Gurung
      • Pedro Lourenço Designer, Pedro Lourenço
      • Christina Ong Founder and Owner, Club 21
      • Susanna Lau Founder, Style Bubble
      • Cara Delevingne Model
      • Joe Zee Incoming Editor-in-Chief and Executive C...
      • Susanna Lau Founder, Style Bubble
      • Nicola Formichetti Artistic Director, Diesel
      • Chiara Ferragni Founder,
    • Philippe von Borries & Justin Stefano Co-Founders, Refinery 29
    • Katie Hillier Creative Director, MBMJ
    • Fei Fei Sun Model
    • Tory Burch Designer, Tory Burch
      • Deborah Needleman Editor-in-Chief, T: The New York Times S...
      • Cara Delevingne Model
      • Sophia Amoruso Chief Executive & Creative Director, Nas...
      • Kate Mulleavy & Laura Mulleavy Designers, Rodarte
      • Victoria Beckham Designer, Victoria Beckham
      • Ivan Bart Senior Vice President & Managing Directo...
      • Kevin Ma Founder,
      • Bryan Grey Yambao Founder,
      • Philippe von Borries & Justin Stefano Co-Founders, Refinery 29
      • Paulo Borges Founder & Artistic Director, São Paulo F...
      • Ashley Brokaw Casting Director
      • Alice Ferraz Founder, Ferraz Moda PR
      • Paulo Borges Founder & Artistic Director, São Paulo F...
      • Joseph Einhorn Founder & Chief Executive, The Fancy
      • Patrick Li Founder, Li, Inc.
      • Ari Seth Cohen Founder,
      • Michel Gaubert Deejay & Producer
      • Chiara Ferragni Founder,
      • Tory Burch Designer, Tory Burch
      • Kristina O'Neill Editor-in-Chief, WSJ. Magazine

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