BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Alexis Babeau

Former Managing Director, Kering Luxury Division


The former head of Kering’s fashion division spearheaded a number of major initiatives for the group, including the Christopher Kane investment.

Anaïs Lafarge, Romain Joste & Guillaume Steinmetz

Founders, The Broken Arm


The founders of Parisian multi-brand boutique The Broken Arm have carved out a niche among creatives and international tourists.

Anne Hidalgo

Mayor of Paris


Paris’ first female mayor is also the first to take a real interest in the influence of the French capital as fashion’s most important hub.

Antoine Arnault

Chairman, Loro Piana; Chief Executive, Berluti


One of two heirs apparent to LVMH, he is transforming an Italian footwear business into an upscale menswear brand and taking charge of communications at the conglomerate.

Armand Hadida

Founder and Artistic Director, L'Éclaireur


The founder of the cult Parisian concept stores also opened his first US flagship in the heart of Los Angeles’s design district.


Audrey-Laure Bergenthal

President & Chief Executive, Euveka


The former lawyer turned her determination to revolutionise the textile industry into a shape-shifting mannequin that replicates body changes.

Averyl Oates

Managing Director, 10 Corso Como New York


The Harvey Nichols veteran and former commercial director of Galeries Lafayette is commercially minded and pragmatic about the demands of her roles.

Axel Dumas

Chief Executive, Hermès


As a sixth-generation member of the family that founded the brand, he ran its crucial jewellery and leather goods divisions before becoming chief executive.

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