The $1 trillion fashion industry is animated by the ideas, emotions and actions of a core community of influential global insiders. No other sector has a cast of characters as passionate, diverse and interesting, from blue-chip business titans to daring creative upstarts. The BoF 500 is a professional index of the people shaping the global fashion industry, based on hundreds of nominations received from members of last year’s BoF 500, data analysis and months of research to unearth names from all corners of the globe.
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BoF and i-D present ‘Fashion At Work,’ a short film starring members of the BoF 500 - 2014
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