BoF 500

The people shaping the global fashion industry

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Bhumika Arora



The business graduate is fast building an international profile, walking for designers including Stella McCartney, Balmain and Marc Jacobs.

Cecilia Morelli Parikh & Julie Leymarie

Co-Founders, Le Mill


They brought a pared-back European aesthetic to affluent Mumbai shoppers with their multi-brand home and fashion lifestyle stores.

Manish Arora

Designer, Manish Arora


With rich colour palettes and theatrical elements, Arora was among the first Indian designers to enter the global market.

Manish Malhotra

Designer, Manish Malhotra


The Bollywood favourite made his name as a costume designer, and hit a new milestone with a new Delhi store and record turnover.

Pooja Mor



An engineer by training, the Indian model has blossomed into an international star after winning a regional contest.

Rahul Mishra

Designer, Rahul Mishra


The first Indian to win the Woolmark Prize, the spiritual designer is known for his use and support of traditional Indian handcrafts.

Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Designer, Sabyasachi


An industry darling in his native India, he has a thriving bridal business and blends traditional textiles with modern design.

Sanjay Kapoor

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Genesis Luxury


One of India’s most established retail businessmen, he became a gateway figure into the market and has franchise agreements with Armani, Bottega Veneta, Jimmy Choo, Paul Smith and Coach, among others.

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