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.

Fernando Jorge

Designer, Fernando Jorge


The Brazilian designer studied at Central Saint Martins and has become known for his sensual, laid-back jewellery, stocked globally.

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.

Giovanni Bianco

Art Director & Founder, GB65


The Italian creative director has collaborated with brands like Zegna, Ferragamo and Miu Miu on brand communications.

Gisele Bündchen



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

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.

Lilian Pacce



The prolific Brazilian fashion journalist earned her degrees in London and now helms a lifestyle and fashion blog.

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