BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Edwina McCann

Editor-in-Chief, Vogue Australia, Co-Chair, Australian Fashion Chamber


The editor of Australian Vogue has spearheaded the development of the new Australian Fashion Chamber to support the local industry.

Jordan Barrett



The Australian male model has appeared in campaigns for Balmain, Coach and Versace, and is fast becoming one of fashion's most recognisable faces.

Julia Nobis



The star of Dior and Céline campaigns and former medical student is one of Australia's most famous high-fashion faces.

Justin O'Shea

Founder, SSS World Corp


Previously fashion director at, the Australian served a brief tenure as creative director of the Italian menswear label Brioni, before launching his own brand.

Kannon Rajah

Casting Director


With tenacity and a keen eye, he started as a show runner and has cast for Michael Kors and Victoria’s Secret runway shows.

Kym Ellery

Designer, Ellery


The Australian designer’s innovative cuts and textiles are a hit with A-listers like Cate Blanchett and are stocked in Dover Street Market and MatchesFashion.

Laura Brown

Editor-in-Chief, InStyle


Known for her down-to-earth perspective and quirky sense of humour, InStyle’s editor-in-chief has embraced social media and the power of video to engage millions of fashion fans.

Margaret Zhang

Founder, Shine by Three


Having worked with global brands like Gucci and Dior, this Australian creative has established herself as a leading digital influencer.

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