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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      • Jennifer Hyman Chief Executive, Rent the Runway
      • Felipe Oliveira Baptista Creative Director, Lacoste
      • Stefano Tonchi Editor, W Magazine
      • Dasha Zhukova Editor-in-Chief, Garage Magazine
      • Helena Bordon Founder, helenabordon.com
      • Ed Burstell Managing Director, Liberty
      • Jonathan Anderson Designer, J.W.Anderson
      • Diane von Fürstenberg Designer & Founder, Diane von Fürstenber...
      • Helena Bordon Founder, helenabordon.com
      • Karl Templer Creative Director, Interview Magazine
      • Bryan Grey Yambao Founder, bryanboy.com
      • Lorraine Candy Editor-in-Chief, Elle UK
      • Daniela Falcão Editor-in-Chief, Vogue Brasil
      • Katie Hillier Creative Director, MBMJ
      • Michael Kors Designer, Michael Kors
      • David Lauren Senior Vice President, Ralph Lauren Corp...
      • Prabal Gurung Designer, Prabal Gurung
    • Tom & Ruth Chapman Co-Founders & Co-Chief Executives, Match...
    • Kristina O'Neill Editor-in-Chief, WSJ. Magazine
    • Ari Seth Cohen Founder, advancedstyle.blogspot.co.uk
    • Lisa Eldridge Makeup Artist
    • Alister Mackie Creative Director, AnOther Man
    • Jonathan Anderson Designer, J.W.Anderson
    • Christopher Bailey Chief Creative Officer & Incoming Chief ...
    • Mariano Vivanco Photographer

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