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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      • Angela Missoni Creative Director, Missoni
      • Ed Burstell Managing Director, Liberty
      • Anthony Turner Hair Stylist
      • Christian Louboutin Designer, Christian Louboutin
      • Jonathan Anderson Designer, J.W.Anderson
      • Natalia Vodianova Model & Businesswoman, Naked Heart Found...
      • Anthony Turner Hair Stylist
      • Guillaume Henry Designer, Carven
      • Anna dello Russo Founder,
      • Alla Verber Vice President, TsUM (Mercury)
      • Nicola Formichetti Artistic Director, Diesel
      • Lisa Eldridge Makeup Artist
      • Kevin Ma Founder,
      • Anthony Turner Hair Stylist
      • Elie Saab Designer, Elie Saab
      • Sandra Choi Creative Director, Jimmy Choo
      • Susanna Lau Founder, Style Bubble
      • Charlotte Olympia Dellal Designer, Charlotte Olympia
      • Lorraine Candy Editor-in-Chief, Elle UK
      • Lorraine Candy Editor-in-Chief, Elle UK
      • Alberta Ferretti Designer, Alberta Ferretti
      • Paul Smith Designer, Paul Smith
      • Domenico Dolce & Stefano Gabbana Designers, Dolce & Gabbana
      • Anthony Turner Hair Stylist
      • Rick Owens Designer, Rick Owens
      • Diane Pernet Founder,
      • David James Creative Director, AnOther Magazine
      • Erdem Moralioğlu Designer, Erdem
      • Diane Pernet Founder,
      • Diane Pernet Founder,
      • Diane Pernet Founder,
      • Christopher Bailey Chief Creative Officer & Incoming Chief ...
      • Diane Pernet Founder,
      • Diane Pernet Founder,
      • Anya Hindmarch Designer, Anya Hindmarch
      • Helena Bordon Founder,
      • Ed Burstell Managing Director, Liberty

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