BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Flavio Rocha

Founder, Guararapes Group


He is rapidly expanding his family's label by tapping the growing affordable segment of the Brazilian market.

Giovanni Bianco

Art Director & Founder, GB65


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

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.

Maria Prata

Fashion Broadcaster, Editor, Rede Globo


This TV host has rapidly grown an impressive mainstream audience, making her the voice of fashion in her native Brazil and throughout Latin America.

Natalie Klein

Founder, NK


She launched her upscale boutique in São Paulo to introduce understated luxury to the burgeoning local market.

Paula Cademartori

Founder & Designer, Paula Cademartori


The Brazilian designer's colourful accessories became a street style staple and the basis for a multi-million-dollar accessories brand.

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