BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Brooke Wall

Chief Executive, The Wall Group

catalysts

The founder of management company The Wall Group, which boasts over 150 clients, helped usher in the rise of the celebrity stylist.

Byron & Dexter Peart

Co-Founders, Want Les Essentiels

designers

The Canadian twins have steadily grown their collection of utilitarian-chic accessories into a cult favourite.

Coco Rocha

Model

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Fashion’s ‘first digital model’ was spotted at an Irish dance competition and became an advocate for digital and social media.

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Daniel Lalonde

Chief Executive, SMCP

executives

The executive has overseen SMCP’s $2 billion IPO in 2017 and has turned the company into a global juggernaut.

Dean & Dan Caten

Designers, DSquared2

designers

After 20 years in business, the Italian brand helmed by a pair of Canadian twins is looking at rapid expansion.

Drake

Entertainer

models-muses

The hip hop star has collaborated with Louis Vuitton, Nike and Canada Goose, cementing his status as a leading fashion player.

Erdem Moralioglu

Designer, Erdem

designers

The half-Turkish designer grew up in Canada before moving to London to set up his label, known for its sharp shapes and dark floral prints.

Ethan Song & Hicham Ratnani

Founders, Frank and Oak

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They transformed their millennial retailer into a lifestyle brand, complete with in-store cafés and a print publication.

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