The Pirelli Calendar star was discovered by Alexander Wang and has appeared on covers of Vogue Paris and W.
Editor in Chief, Vogue Germany
As a founding member and the president of the Fashion Council Germany, she is campaigning to build the profile of German fashion.
Chief Executive Officer, Bottega Veneta
After eight years at Hugo Boss, the experienced executive now turns his focus to Kering's second largest luxury brand.
Creative Director, Adidas Sport Style Division
He has upped the fashion cred of the German sportswear giant with high-profile collaborations with Rick Owens and Raf Simons.
Scouted on her first day of university, the model turned photographer is known for her seductive imagery, including the world famous Guess campaigns.
Designers, Mansur Gavriel
The designers behind last year's mid-price bucket bags that generated waiting lists the world over, are expanding into footwear.
Fashion & Style Director, Vanity Fair
The Vanity Fair staffer styled transgender TV star Caitlyn Jenner for Annie Leibovitz's cover shoot which went viral.
Founder, Jil Sander
After an eight year period of absence, the minimalist designer returned to the helm of her eponymous label in 2012, before announcing her intent to leave once again due to personal reasons.
The Berliner has grown a homemade, DIY project into a progressive and globally influential ‘thinking man’s’ fashion and culture magazine.
A longtime Marc Jacobs collaborator, his raw, overexposed imagery blurs the lines between commercial and personal work.
Creative Director, Chanel, Fendi & Karl Lagerfeld
He is one of the industry’s truly iconic designers, at the helm of two global brands that he helped revitalise, as well as his eponymous brand.
Founder, Karla Otto PR
The German PR guru leads her eponymous international agency and handles press, runway production, and showrooms for over 70 global brands.
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