BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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What is the BoF 500?

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 current members of the BoF 500, data analysis and months of research to unearth names from all corners of the globe.

Members of the #BoF500 2015

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BoF 500 2015 - Special Print Issue

Our 5th special print edition is entitled ‘Reinvention', including in-depth features on several multi-talented, multi-faceted members of the BoF 500 community who are re-inventing brands and shaping the future of the global fashion industry, including Gucci, Alexander Wang and Carine Roitfeld.

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