BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

What is the BoF 500?

The BoF 500 is the definitive professional index of the people shaping the $2.4 trillion fashion industry, hand-selected by the editors of The Business of Fashion, based on hundreds of nominations received from current BoF 500 members, extensive data analysis and research.

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The definitive index of people shaping fashion

BoF 500 2016 - Special Print Issue

In this year's BoF 500 special print edition, cover star Kate Moss exclusively reveals that since surprising the industry by leaving Storm Models, she has been quietly setting up her own talent agency and building a lifestyle business. We also talked to Tory Burch about her ambitious new activewear venture and met with Uniqlo boss Tadashi Yanai to discuss his 23 management principles.

The edition comes with a collectable BoF 500 directory, highlighting this year's new entrants, as well as the complete list of the people shaping the global fashion industry in 2016.

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