BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Barbara Franchin

Founder, International Talent Support

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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

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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

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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

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After spearheading sustainability initiatives at top fashion companies, Cakmak took the helm at one of the industry’s most distinguished educational institutions.

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Cameron Russell

Model & Activist

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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

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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

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The leader of Italy's Camera Nazionale della Moda has a 12-month plan to put Milan back on the map.

Carmen Busquets

Investor

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The Venezuelan entrepreneur was an early investor in Net-a-Porter and now counts Lyst, Moda Operandi and Maiyet in her portfolio.

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