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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      • Michel Gaubert Deejay & Producer
      • Sophia Amoruso Chief Executive & Creative Director, Nas...
      • Diane von Fürstenberg Designer & Founder, Diane von Fürstenber...
      • Mary Katrantzou Designer, Mary Katrantzou
      • Anna Trevelyan Stylist
      • Aldo Bensadoun Founder & Chairman, Aldo Group
      • Franca Sozzani Editor-in-Chief, Vogue Italia
      • Arizona Muse Model
      • Anna Trevelyan Stylist
      • Derek Blasberg Founder,
      • Panos Yiapanis Fashion Director-at-Large, LOVE Magazine
      • Simon Collins Dean of Fashion, Parsons The New School ...
      • Oskar Metsavaht Designer, Osklen
      • Eugene Tong Style Director, Details Magazine
      • Kevin Ma Founder,
      • Jeff Rudes Founder, J Brand
      • Patrick Li Founder, Li, Inc.
      • Chiara Ferragni Founder,
      • Oskar Metsavaht Designer, Osklen
      • Kate Mulleavy & Laura Mulleavy Designers, Rodarte
      • Erdem Moralioğlu Designer, Erdem
      • Anthony Turner Hair Stylist
      • Claire Distenfeld Owner, FiveStory
      • Dasha Zhukova Editor-in-Chief, Garage Magazine
      • Alberta Ferretti Designer, Alberta Ferretti
      • Derek Blasberg Founder,
      • Erdem Moralioğlu Designer, Erdem
      • Erdem Moralioğlu Designer, Erdem
      • Emily Weiss Founder & Creative Director, intotheglos...
      • Ariel Foxman Editor-in-Chief, InStyle US
    • Brian Phillips President & Chief Executive, Black Frame
    • Mickey Drexler Chief Executive, J.Crew Group, Inc.
    • Joseph Einhorn Founder & Chief Executive, The Fancy
    • Panos Yiapanis Fashion Director-at-Large, LOVE Magazine

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