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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      • Chiara Ferragni Founder, theblondesalad.com
      • Pedro Lourenço Designer, Pedro Lourenço
      • Pedro Lourenço Designer, Pedro Lourenço
      • Katie Grand Editor-in-Chief, Love Magazine
      • Pedro Lourenço Designer, Pedro Lourenço
      • Helena Bordon Founder, helenabordon.com
      • Ariel Foxman Editor-in-Chief, InStyle US
      • Helena Bordon Founder, helenabordon.com
      • Mary Katrantzou Designer, Mary Katrantzou
      • Tim Blanks Editor-at-Large, Style.com
    • Paulo Borges Founder & Artistic Director, São Paulo F...
    • Coco Rocha Model
    • Alice Ferraz Founder, Ferraz Moda PR
    • Stella McCartney Designer, Stella McCartney
    • Tory Burch Designer, Tory Burch
    • Sophia Amoruso Chief Executive & Creative Director, Nas...
    • Coco Rocha Model
    • Vika Gazinskaya Designer, Vika Gazinskaya
      • Thakoon Panichgul Designer, Thakoon
      • Natalie Massenet Founder & Executive Chairman, Net-a-Port...
      • Bryan Grey Yambao Founder, bryanboy.com
      • Lorraine Candy Editor-in-Chief, Elle UK
      • Robin Derrick Executive Creative Director, Spring Stud...
      • Philippe von Borries & Justin Stefano Co-Founders, Refinery 29
      • Cathy Beaudoin President of Fashion, Amazon
      • Dylan Jones Editor, GQ UK
      • Kevin Ma Founder, hypebeast.com
      • Oscar de la Renta Designer, Oscar de la Renta

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