Founder, Mini Title
The director of the Mini Title Agency has made it his mission to support up-and-coming creative talent with a highly sought-after roster of photographers.
Founder, New Pandemics
The casting director has put LGBTQ+ visibility at the heart of his work with his agency that solely represents talent from the LGBTQ+ community.
The underground Harlem couturier of the 1980s returned to prominence after a cultural appropriation scandal led Gucci to finance the rebirth of his business.
Director, Japan Fashion Week Organization
He is championing a global outlook for Rakuten Fashion Week Tokyo’s capital attraction.
The Dutch trend forecaster and dean of hybrid studies at Parsons advises fashion companies and brands around the world on their business and sustainability practices.
Managing Partner, Imaginary
He co-founded a venture capital firm that has backed some of the hottest start-ups in fashion’s direct-to-consumer space.
Co-Chair, Fashion Trust Arabia
One of the world’s most prolific patrons of the arts has turned her attention to supporting fashion design talent emerging from the Middle East and North Africa.
Founder, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi
The one-woman force behind the Georgian event has turned Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi into a hot ticket attended by an international contingent of buyers and press.
The founder of one of China’s biggest fashion trade shows has put Shanghai and its designers on the map.
The first Japanese contestant for the LVMH Prize is also the founder of Coconogacco, a school that challenges the conventions of fashion education.
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