BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

Supported by

Barbara Franchin

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.

Brian Phillips

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.

Brooke Wall

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.

Burak Cakmak

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.


Cameron Russell

Model & Activist


The model and activist uses her platform and influence to shed light on harassment and abuse of models in the fashion industry.

Camilla Lowther

Founder, CLM


Her transatlantic agency represents many of the industry’s most in-demand creative talents, such as Juergen Teller and Tim Walker.

Carlo Capasa

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.

Carmen Busquets



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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