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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      • Frida Giannini Creative Director, Gucci
      • Giovanni Testino Chief Executive, Art Partner
      • Mikhail Kusnirovich Founder & President, Bosco di Ciliegi
      • Tommy Ton Founder, jakandjil.com
      • Paulo Borges Founder & Artistic Director, São Paulo F...
      • Anthony Turner Hair Stylist
      • Andy Dunn Chief Executive, Bonobos
      • Andy Dunn Chief Executive, Bonobos
      • Andy Dunn Chief Executive, Bonobos
      • Stefano Tonchi Editor, W Magazine
      • Emily Weiss Founder & Creative Director, intotheglos...
      • Marc Jacobs Artistic Director, Marc Jacobs
      • Pietro Beccari Chief Executive, Fendi
      • Jefferson Hack Co-Founder & Editorial Director, Dazed G...
      • Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen Designers, The Row
      • Kevin Ma Founder, hypebeast.com
      • Tommy Ton Founder, jakandjil.com
      • Ed Burstell Managing Director, Liberty
      • Roberto Cavalli Designer, Roberto Cavalli
      • Stefano Pilati Creative Director, Ermenegildo Zegna/Agn...
      • Simone Cipriani Head, Ethical Fashion initiative of The ...
      • Roberto Cavalli Designer, Roberto Cavalli
      • Stefano Tonchi Editor, W Magazine
      • Anthony Turner Hair Stylist
      • Anthony Turner Hair Stylist
      • Tim Blanks Editor-at-Large, Style.com
      • Chiara Ferragni Founder, theblondesalad.com
      • Kate Phelan Creative Director/Fashion Director, Tops...
      • Kate Phelan Creative Director/Fashion Director, Tops...
      • Kate Phelan Creative Director/Fashion Director, Tops...
      • Kate Phelan Creative Director/Fashion Director, Tops...

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