BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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David Fischer

Founder, Highsnobiety

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Fischer created streetwear’s must-visit digital destination, thanks to his publication’s popular “What Drops Today” feature and impactful partnerships with leading brands.

Dirk Schoenberger

Creative Director, Adidas Sport Style Division

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He has upped the fashion cred of the German sportswear giant with high-profile collaborations with Rick Owens and Raf Simons.

Ellen von Unwerth

Photographer

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Scouted on her first day of university, the model turned photographer is known for her seductive imagery, including the world famous Guess campaigns.

Floriana Gavriel & Rachel Mansur

Designers, Mansur Gavriel

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The designers behind the mid-price bucket bags that generated waiting lists the world over have expanded into footwear and ready-to-wear.

Jessica Diehl

Creative Director, Vanity Fair

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The Vanity Fair staffer styled transgender TV star Caitlyn Jenner for Annie Leibovitz's cover shoot which went viral.

Jil Sander

Founder, Jil Sander

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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.

Joerg Koch

Editor-in-Chief, 032c, Ssense

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The Berliner has grown 032c into a progressive and globally influential ‘thinking man’s’ fashion and culture magazine, and helms the Canadian e-tailer Ssense as its editor-in-chief.

Juergen Teller

Photographer

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A longtime Marc Jacobs collaborator, his raw, overexposed imagery blurs the lines between commercial and personal work.

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