BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Daniela Falcão

Managing Director, Edições Globo Condé Nast

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She trained as a newspaper journalist before being tapped to bring a more feminine angle to Vogue Brasil.

Erika Palomino

Former Editor-in-Chief, L'Officiel Brasil

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The Brazilian journalist and consultant has spent nearly two decades reporting on fashion and has a sizeable social media following.

Francisco Costa

Outgoing Creative Director Womenswear, Calvin Klein

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Having trained with Oscar de la Renta, he revived the classic American label with muted palettes and restrained silhouettes. His next move is unknown.

Gisele Bündchen

Model

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She led the wave of curvy Brazilian models in the early 2000s and frequently topped Forbes' list of highest-paid models.

Gloria Kalil

Founder, Chic

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A fashion consultant and one of Brazil’s most popular voices on style, she has written four books and keeps a blog.

Helena Bordon

Founder, helenabordon.com

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The prolific style blogger spent a year in New York and interned at Valentino before returning to her native Brazil, where she commands a large fanbase

José Auriemo Neto

Chairman, JHSF, President, Cidade Jardim

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He continues to lead one of Brazil’s most prominent real estate development companies and introduced Hermès and Jimmy Choo to the country.

Monica Mendes

Founder, Mônica Mendes Communications

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One of Brazil's most influential PR executives, she has helped establish global luxury brands and find market opportunities in her native country.

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