Director of International Affairs, Japan Fashion Week
An ardent supporter of the homegrown Japanese fashion industry, she has called upon the government to invest in the sector.
Founder, Ferraz Moda PR
The prolific blogger and publicist has helped to develop the luxury market in her native Brazil while championing local designers.
Mayor of Paris
Paris’ first female mayor is also the first to take a real interest in the influence of the French capital as fashion’s most important hub.
Chief Executive Officer, WME-IMG
The head of the world’s biggest modelling agency, he revolutionised Hollywood by consolidating the town’s biggest creative agencies.
Founder, International Talent Support
The emerging talent competition she founded has now enrolled over 60,000 applicants, resulting in 550 finalists including Demna Gvasalia and Peter Pilotto.
President & Chief Executive, Black Frame
The digitally-savvy PR veteran founded his agency at Hedi Slimane’s urging, and represents innovative brands in art, fashion and architecture.
Chief Executive, The Wall Group
The founder of management company The Wall Group, which boasts over 150 clients, helped usher in the rise of the celebrity stylist.
Dean of Fashion, Parsons
After spearheading sustainability initiatives at top fashion companies, Cakmak took the helm at one of the industry’s most distinguished educational institutions.
Her transatlantic agency represents many of the industry’s most in-demand creative talents, such as Love editor Katie Grand.
President, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana
The new leader of Italy's Camera Nazionale della Moda has a 12-month plan to put Milan back on the map.
The Venezuelan entrepreneur was an early investor in Net-a-Porter and now counts Lyst, Moda Operandi and Maiyet in her portfolio.
Chief Executive, British Fashion Council
The career publicist is credited with increasing the visibility and importance of London Fashion Week on the international circuit.
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