Former Director of International Affairs, Amazon Tokyo Fashion Week
An ardent supporter of the homegrown Japanese fashion industry, she called upon the government to invest in the sector.
Founder & Chief Executive, F*hits
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, Endeavor
Head of the world’s biggest modelling agency, Emanuel revolutionised Hollywood by consolidating the town’s biggest creative agencies.
Founder, International Talent Support
The emerging talent competition that 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 the likes of Kering and Swarovski, he took the helm at one of the industry’s most distinguished educational institutions.
Model & Activist
The model and activist uses her platform and influence to shed light on harassment and abuse of models in the fashion industry.
Her transatlantic agency represents many of the industry’s most in-demand creative talents, such as Juergen Teller and Tim Walker.
President, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana
The leader of Italy's Camera Nazionale della Moda has used his position of authority 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 Tagwalk in her portfolio.
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