BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Aldo Bensadoun

Founder & Chairman, Aldo Group


The Canadian footwear mogul founded his vertically integrated shoe company 40 years ago; it now turns over almost $2 billion a year.

Alessandro Benetton

Chairman, Benetton Group S.p.A


The former banker oversees his family’s global apparel chain, which is known for colourful basics and provocative ad campaigns.

Alex Kuruvilla

Chief Executive, Condé Nast India


The award-winning executive has driven the expansion of Condé Nast’s media properties in India from a standing start.

Alexandre Arnault

Chief Executive, Rimowa


As well as leading LVMH-owned luggage brand Rimowa, Arnault is already precipitating change within the wider luxury group.

Alexis Babeau

Former Managing Director, Kering Luxury Division


The former head of Kering’s fashion division spearheaded a number of major initiatives for the group, including the Christopher Kane investment.

Alison Loehnis

President In-Season, Net-a-Porter & Mr Porter Yoox Net-a-Porter Group


Tasked by Federico Marchetti to lead Net-a-Porter & Mr Porter as a part of Yoox Net-a-Porter Group, Loehnis joined the business in 2007.

Amancio Ortega Gaona

Founder, Inditex


The Spanish apparel mogul pioneered the ‘fast fashion’ business model at vertically-integrated goliath Zara.

Andrew Creighton

Former President, Vice & i-D


The youth media guru helped expand the VICE media empire to the UK and Europe, and helped bring i-D magazine into the fold.

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