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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      • Christopher Bailey Chief Creative Officer & Incoming Chief ...
      • Diane Pernet Founder, ashadedviewonfashion.com
      • Diane Pernet Founder, ashadedviewonfashion.com
      • Anya Hindmarch Designer, Anya Hindmarch
      • Helena Bordon Founder, helenabordon.com
      • Ed Burstell Managing Director, Liberty
      • Diane Pernet Founder, ashadedviewonfashion.com
      • Diane Pernet Founder, ashadedviewonfashion.com
      • Charlotte Olympia Dellal Designer, Charlotte Olympia
      • Kevin Ma Founder, hypebeast.com
      • Diane Pernet Founder, ashadedviewonfashion.com
      • Diane Pernet Founder, ashadedviewonfashion.com
      • Charlotte Tilbury Makeup Artist
      • Michel Gaubert Deejay & Producer
      • Alberta Ferretti Designer, Alberta Ferretti
      • Misha Janette Founder, tokyofashiondiaries.com
      • Tom & Ruth Chapman Co-Founders & Co-Chief Executives, Match...
      • Anna dello Russo Founder, annadellorusso.com
      • Anthony Turner Hair Stylist
      • Sam McKnight Hair Stylist
      • Charlotte Olympia Dellal Designer, Charlotte Olympia
      • Sam McKnight Hair Stylist
      • Sam McKnight Hair Stylist
      • Tommy Hilfiger Designer & Founder, Tommy Hilfiger
      • Sam McKnight Hair Stylist
      • Anthony Turner Hair Stylist
      • Chiara Ferragni Founder, theblondesalad.com
      • Christina Ong Founder and Owner, Club 21
      • Alexandre Mattiussi Designer, Ami
      • Tony Salamé Chairman & Chief Executive, Aïshti
      • Karl Templer Creative Director, Interview Magazine
      • Chiara Ferragni Founder, theblondesalad.com
      • Sophia Amoruso Chief Executive & Creative Director, Nas...
      • Miranda Kerr Model

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