BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Daniela Falcão

Managing Director, Edições Globo Condé Nast


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


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


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



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


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

Helena Bordon



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


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


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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